Purchase Ledger Administrator

We are seeking a Purchase Ledger Administrator to join our team. This full time post will be based in our Head Office in Ballymoney & will initially be maternity cover for 10-12 months. The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting deadlines and working efficiently alongside the accounts team.


  • To comply with our standards of service and interact with all clients and employees in a professional and friendly manner
  • Processing a high volume of invoices through Sage
  • Ensuring accurate follow up of all invoice queries
  • Ensuring all accounts on hold are investigated and resolved
  • Communicating with buyers and suppliers on a daily basis
  • Dealing with supplier account queries
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Maintain the accounts department’s filing system for all accounts
  • Perform any assigned duties required for completion of month-end and year-end closing of the books



  • 2 years’ experience of working in an environment relevant to the post
  • MS Office skills as appropriate for the post.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team whilst being able to work independently.
  • Good administrative and organisational skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written with a customer focus.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Experience of office administration.


  • Experience of Sage 200 or similar package
  • Experience in processing purchase orders, credit card transactions and maintain a purchase ledger.
  • Experience of problem solving.

We are committed to investing in talent and developing opportunities for our staff.  As equal opportunities employers, we welcome applicants from all communities.

To apply send a copy of your CV and Covering letter to hr@dowdsgroup.com


The closing date for Applications is Friday 6th October 2017.



Electrical BID Manager

We are seeking to recruit a focused, organised and experienced Electrical Bid Manager to join our commercial team. The Bid Manager will lead our commercial team through the design development process taking ownership of the end-to-end bid process.

 The Role

  • To oversee the commercial team during the design development phase of D&B projects.
  • Work effectively with our design management, estimating and delivery teams using commercial expertise to provide appropriate challenge and support
  • Delivering pre-construction services within financial constraints to meet Business Plan objectives
  • Preparing and reviewing the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring all services are included in the final price to the customer
  • To develop and manage bids in line with an agreed project plan and to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Ensure design strategy is in place, risk analysed & summarised
  • Ensure all bids are subject to correct adjudication and governance procedures
  • Monthly reporting on workflow forecasts & bid trend analysis information
  • Monitor, update & produce approvals
  • Ensure the bid team adheres to defined governance, correct adjudication & bid management processes & adequately hands over successful bids to delivery teams
  • Develop, lead, manage & maintain a bid team to meet Business Unit objectives
  • Defined bid experience & exposure to multi procurement & contract types

Person Specification

  • People management, leadership and strong negotiation experience
  • Demonstrable experience in a variety of forms of contract
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to prioritise remain focused and work under pressure to deadline
  • Ability to delegate and organise workloads of self and others
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly establish good working relationships at all levels

We are committed to investing in talent and developing opportunities for our staff.  As equal opportunities employers, we welcome applicants from all communities.

If you are interested please send a copy of your CV and Covering letter to hr@dowdsgroup.com

The closing date for this post is Monday 25th September.