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Buyer – House building

  • Up to £65,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Kent

About the Company:

Our client has gained an enviable reputation for the development of high class family and bespoke properties throughout Kent & Sussex. The business can also provide a complete turnkey design and build construction service. The quality and attention to detail, perfected on high-end signature homes is applied across their whole range of properties and is backed by an industry leading level of client relations and after sales service.


About the Role:

Our client is currently looking for an experienced Buyer with wider commercial management skills. They are looking for someone who has a solid permanent work background and who has experience working for a Developer. It is essential that you have knowledge of new building processes, some duties will include:

  • Procuring materials within budgets in time to progress works on site.
  • Budgetary control reports on materials purchased for each site.
  • Responsible for resolving disputes between suppliers and the company.
  • Attend and report on procurement at each site monthly progress meeting.
  • Required to on occasion take off material quantities from drawings and produce schedules from which to procure.
  • Required to assist the estimating department with obtaining pre-tender quotations and resolving material specification issues.
  • Responsible for compliance with the clients Environmental, Security and disabled requirements.
  • Procures customer care related materials.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Ideally at least 5 years of Buying experience within House Building
  • Knowledge of current pricing levels.
  • Sound knowledge of construction techniques, Building Standards, Environmental and disability standards.


About the Benefits and Reward:

  • Up to £65k depending upon experience