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Buyer / Harlow, Essex / up to £55k basic

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Harlow, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Job description

We are currently recruiting for a Buyer to work for a large, established residential house builder, based out of their head office near Harlow, working alongside a senior buyer to upskill and develop your career.

The role is to work across multiple high spec residential developments across south London. Previous experience working in a Buyer role on residential projects is essential.

With the projects having just commenced this is a great opportunity to join a growing division, along with a long term career plan and support from seniors and management, within an established and reputable developer with exciting growth plans.

Base Salary up to £55,000 for the right addition to the commercial team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Good understanding of building technology and construction processes
  • Sourcing, tender package review, tender, negotiation and contract drafting for high value and risk categories
  • Sourcing and developing with the supply chain, products and innovations that save time and reduce cost to the business through added value and value engineering
  • Managing main categories across company sites, setting the strategy for the business
  • Developing stronger purchasing leverage over strategic categories
  • Review of Pre-qualification Questionnaires, Profiling strategic suppliers using purchasing tools for financial, technical, service and company compatibility assessments
  • Ensure the award of orders considers past performance, best use of capacities and skills
  • Coordinate Purchasing with sites and Purchasing teams to ensure timely and secure and cost effective process