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Customers who are already in possession of or purchasing on the day of travel a valid standard class ticket(s) such as Family Tickets, Day Return, Open Return, Weekly, Monthly, Annual, InterRail and Free Travel pass holders can book on their chosen service by selecting the 'Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket' option. Customers are advised there is limited availability for seat only reservations online. 

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  • An allocation of bookings on all InterCity services can be reserved online without a fee for 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders'. When this allocation is fully booked, all remaining seats can be reserved by 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders' for €2.50 per journey. 

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Who is eligible for this ticket?

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What are the conditions of travel?

Customers who are already in possession of or purchasing on the day of travel a valid standard class ticket(s) such as Family Tickets, Day Return, Open Return, Weekly, Monthly, Annual, InterRail and Free Travel pass holders can book on their chosen service by selecting the 'Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket' option. Customers are advised there is limited availability for seat only reservations online. 

How do I buy this ticket? 

Where can I buy this ticket? 

  • You can purchase the ticket above using our Journey Planner. Tickets can only be purchased up to 90 days in advance.
  • An allocation of bookings on all InterCity services can be reserved online without a fee for 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders'. When this allocation is fully booked, all remaining seats can be reserved by 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders' for €2.50 per journey. 

Where do I collect the ticket? 

See our Ticket Collection section.

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Procurement Category Buyer

Location - Inchicore 

Salary - Exec C - €57,555.33-€70,904.34

Are you an experienced Procurement Professional seeking a new challenge within the area of Procurement?  If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are currently recruiting for the position of Category Buyer – Procurement.

The successful candidate will manage the operational delivery, on behalf of the Category Manager, of the procurement management service fulfilling the requirements of the allocated category.

 

In addition, the Procurement Category Buyer will assist the Category Manager in:

  • Enhancing procurement standards of excellence throughout the business, inputting into the strategic framework on how the procurement department can deliver value to business stakeholders
  • Enhancing the commercial focus of procurement activities by identifying and drawing on synergies

Responsibilities

  • Manage the end to end tendering process, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring appropriate specification needs are incorporated and recorded within the tender review and decision-making process under regulations
  • Assist in the identification of new suppliers and ensure due diligence is carried out for all tenders in terms of specification, scoring and source of supply
  • Develop best-in-class expertise and market knowledge for assigned projects
  • Implement procurement change and best practice within the category
  • Deliver upon annual plan for assigned projects to the category goals in terms of cost savings and service delivery in a compliant and timely manner
  • Identify and recommend opportunities through the Category Manager to exploit to maximise best value, service, efficiencies and innovation through market research and supplier / stakeholder engagement
  • Risk Mitigation and Management through governance and compliance monitoring and reporting as per company policy and legislation

Competencies 

  • Concern for Excellence
  • Analytical Skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Collaborative
  • Process Orientation
  • Communication

Key Qualities

  • 3-5 years purchasing experience with experience in good sourcing practice and processes
  • Experience in stakeholder management, influencing and engagement
  • Demonstratable strong Microsoft office skills
  • Strong verbal and written interpersonal and communications skills with previous supplier and/or direct customer experience.
  • A team player who excels in a collaborative environment.
  • Project Management skills
  • Relevant Professional / Academic Qualifications

Essential Criteria 

  • Experience in a busy purchasing environment.
  • Operation of a Purchasing ERP system (preferably SAP MM module although not essential).
  • A professional qualification in Procurement is essential.

Desirable Criteria

  • Background of public sector procurement desirable
  • CIPS / IIPMM relevant qualification

A competency-based interview will form part of this selection process, along with a short presentation, topic to be communicated at interview confirmation.  Candidates may be shortlisted on the basis of their application/CV and relevant experience.

If any applicants have special requirements, please advise Shared Services when forwarding your application.

If you are interested in applying for this role, applications including CV should be forwarded to:  sharedservicesrecruit@irishrail.ie by 4pm Friday 10th February 2023. A full job description can be requested at this address also.

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