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Waterford City and County Council 

Waterford City and County Council (Comhairle Cathrach agus Contae Phort Láirge) is the authority responsible for local government in the City & County of Waterford, Ireland. The organisation came into operation on 1st June 2014 after that year's local elections, and is a merger of Waterford City Council and Waterford County Council.  The mission of Waterford City & County Council is to make Waterford the best possible place for all its people and for those that wish to live, visit, work or invest here. 

The role is for 6 months and will be located within the Finance and Procurement Department.

 Summary of Role Duties and Responsibilities

The graduate will be assigned to the Finance/Procurement Department in Waterford City and County Council.

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Key duties of the post will depend on agreed role but will potentially include:


  • Reviewing and Updating information on the eTenders Platform.
  • Reviewing and Updating information on the CRM ProcRef/Contract Modules.
  • Assisting with Purchase Card applications and system updates.
  • Assisting with review and updates on the procurement portal.
  • Follow up on procurement frameworks.
  • System Development potentially including implementation of a new Contract Management module.


  • Accounts Receivable.
  • Accounts Payable.
  • Financial Accounting.
  • Management Accounting.
  • System development.

Systems Deployed include:

  • eTenders, SupplyGov
  • CRM
  • MS Office (Word/excel/PowerPoint)
  • MS7
  • Ascendas. Etc.


  1. Read all documentation relating to the role and the Local Authorities General Candidate Information Booklet.
  2. Download and complete an Application Form. CVs will not be accepted. 
  3. Log into your WAMWorks account.
  4. Tick the box which says 'Waterford City and County Council' and upload your completed Application Form. Please note, if you are applying for more than one local authority, you must complete separate application forms for each placement. 
  5. Apply before 12pm, Friday 29th September 2023.

To make enquiries or to request this information in an alternative format please contact WAM directly by phoning 01 592 3667 or email wam@ahead.ie.

For more opportunities, please see our Current Opportunities page.

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