Assistant Buyer – Residential Developer

Assistant Buyer – Residential Developer

Salary – Up to £30,000 (Depending on Experience) + Car allowance + Benefits

Location: Basingstoke

About the Company:

For over 20 years our client has been designing and building beautiful, high quality homes in some of the most desirable locations across South East England. Their customers are highly individual people who desire a home that reflects this; and it is their praise that drives us– as it says more about our new homes than we ever could. A significant number of buyers seeking property for sale in Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Sussex are already our client’s customers simply moving from one of their homes to another.

About the Role:

Our client is a developer of some beautiful developments of varying types and sizes and all meeting a very high standard of quality.

·Assist with the preparation of schedules

·Help ensure purchase information and purchase orders packs are produced and delivered to the site teams in a timely fashion to meet current programs.

·Assist with site queries and invoice queries.

·Attend site meetings where required and generally assist with the smooth running of the site relating to material procurement.

·Help increase material supply network and identify product innovations, potential cost savings and improvements in site services.

·Under the guidance of the Chief Buyer you will run a schedule of material testing regimes for key products in line with ISO Procedures and help ensure Site operatives/Managers are made aware of best practice for handling/storing and COSHH.

·Attend Buying forums to help build knowledge

·Involvement in group material specification.

Candidate Requirements:

·An awareness of the legal implications of buying

·Understanding of health and safety issues relating to material procurement

·Experience of working in the house building industry is desirable

·Some technical and building processes knowledge

·Excellent communication skills

·Strong negotiation skills

·High level of proficiency in various computer packages including MS Office Products – Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel

·Self-motivated and pro-active with the ability to act on own initiative

·Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills with the ability to effectively manage time to meet deadlines

·Effective at building relationships

·Proficient at managing people

About the Benefits and Reward:

·Basic salary of up to £30,000 (depending on experience)

·Company Car Allowance



Contact: 01923 750 095 / billy@cityscapeltd. c om

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