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Buyer– Facades

  • £35-£45k
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London


About the Employer

Our client is a specialist in external façade solutions including, Curtain Walling Light-Weight Steel Framing Systems, Render, Brick Slips & External Wall Insulation Systems and Cladding for both New Build and Refurbishment Projects. They have established strong relationships with many of the well-known system suppliers and, delivered projects for a variety of Clients including Bouygues UK, Allenbuild, RGB and RFM Construction as well as a acting Principle Contractor. Their head office is based in London although cover nationwide, scale dependent. With a stable turnover of £40m in are client is looking to grow this year with a healthy pipeline already secured with both existing and new clients.

About the Opportunity

My client has expanded their project portfolio for 2023 / 2024 with some impressive wins, ranging from complex recladding schemes acting as a main contractor and prestigious new build contracts acting as an envelope contractor and are looking for a buyer to join their procurement team based in Potters bar.

Main Duties
• Placing purchase orders
• Contacting existing suppliers to obtain quotations and understand lead-times
• Identifying potential suppliers and new products
• Producing budgets and procurement schedules for new projects
• Keeping detailed records and maintaining a well-organised work schedule
• Driven by KPI’s and savings
• Ensuring materials and works are supplied and run-on time
• Processing purchase invoices and credit notes
• Updating prices and general housekeeping on in-house computer systems


To be successful applicant must have at least 2 years minimum construction buying experience working for a main contractor or a specialist sub-contractor in the uk. You must be able to demonstrate the ability to work to programmes and deadlines, be flexible to adapt to change and have a keen eye for quality.

Salary/ Benefits

Salary will be agreed with each individual on a case-by-case basis depending on previous experience. As a rough guideline I will be targeting individuals whose annual salary is within £35K to £45K. All reasonable travel expenses will be included, and you will receive a company works package.

How to Apply

I am more than happy to discuss this opportunity with people over the phone in a fully confidential manner.
Alternatively, it would be ideal to see a copy of your CV to understand your previous experience and employment. In line with GDPR, nothing will be done with your CV / details until we have discussed the role in detail anyway, but having gained an understanding of your formal past, this may help when we come to talk and discuss the option.

Either way, my contact details are listed below:

Tel: 01923 750095