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Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Who We Are

Who We Are

Hardware Association Ireland is the national representative body for hardware / DIY retailers and builders' merchants, as well as manufacturers / distributors to the trade. 

We are the voice of the Irish hardware industry and contribute to the work of government and its agencies to improve our sector. 

We have a growing programme of training and development courses both online and in the classroom, produce a bi monthly magazine The Hardware Journal and gather specific and relevant research from our members and the general public about the industry. 

Ireland’s hardware retailing and merchanting industry continues to grow, with more vacancies and career advancement opportunities for job seekers, graduates and experienced workers alike.