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Buyer / Kent / 40 - 50K

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Kent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £40,000 -£50,000 plus package
Job description

I am seeking a Buyer to join an industry leading house builder and their team in Tonbridge, Kent. They pride themselves on understanding the aspirations of all their buyers, not just in the type of home that suits the majority of the masses, but in terms that satisfies individuals in where they want to live.

They are looking for a buyer who works collaboratively, shows great attention to detail and negotiation skills. You will be working closely with the Senior Buyer and the successful candidate will be responsible for negotiating and procuring all materials, labour and plant to ensure that the business’ unit output programme is carried out professionally and within budget.  You will ensure adequate resources on site to build the product in accordance with the planned programme.

In return, you will be offered an outstanding salary of up to £50,000 plus package.

Key Requirements

  • Aware of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Experience in the procurement and purchase of materials.
  • IT skilled. A good working knowledge and experience of Management Information Systems such as COINS, or similar, and of web portal based document storage and tender issue systems, such as doc hosting, or similar
  • Negotiation skills
  • Business acumen