One of the UK's largest house builders, operating from over 30 offices nationally and producing around 15,000 new homes every, this national PLC offers a fantastic working environment and market leading internal progression opportunities. Working within their newly opened Suffolk office, with a key leadership team comprised of ambitious individuals promoted from within the business, they are enjoying a flying start to business and are looking to add to the team.
Looking to strengthen their purchasing capabilities, an exciting vacancy for a Buyer has arisen to take the reins on material purchasing and their subsequent scheduling to an exciting range of development schemes. You'd be responsible for taking the lead on this for the region, and working in tandem with site and a range of suppliers, negotiating deals to maximise cost efficiency and ensuring sites are serviced with the right materials at the right times.
- Identifying new suppliers and building relationships with new suppliers across the region - Negotiating deals for construction materials and maximising cost efficiency for a wide range of products while staying within budget - Scheduling material deliveries and liaising with site to ensure that these are arriving at appropriate times - Building material cost reports and working closely with Quantity Surveyors to ensure accurate cost reporting to senior management - Liaising with a diverse range of colleagues in-house, externally and higher up the rungs, with senior management
Qualifications & Experience:
- Degree in Construction related profession is desirable but not essential - Minimum 5 years previous experience within general construction, ideally house building
What to do next:
If you are looking for a new opportunity and this role is of interest, apply via the link below and we look forward to discussing the role in more detail with you.
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