The Client My client is a large developer with sites across east Anglia usually RC high-rise mixed-use developments (both new build & regeneration). Due to the large growth within the company they are currently seeking a Buyer to join their team based in Essex. Salary would be around £50k - £60k depending on experience.
The Role As Buyer, you'll be responsible for material procurement across a range of exciting projects across Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and even London. You'll be responsible for identifying, negotiating with and placing orders with suppliers and the subsequent scheduling of materials to site.
Identify and build relationships with merchants and suppliers across the area.
Negotiate best value deals for materials.
Schedule material deliveries to sites as required.
Identify means to improve the supply chain process internally and develop efficiency.
Effective communication with clients, suppliers, external consultants and colleagues through to senior management.
Play an integral, lead role in system and function setup for procurement across the business.
Operate as focal point for all material procurement across the business.
Qualifications & Experience
Construction related qualifications are desirable, ideally Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management.
Previous buying experience within general commercial contracting is preferred.
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