Senior Buyer – Residential Developer

Senior Buyer – Developer/Main Contractor

Salary – Up to £55,000 (Depending on Experience)

Location: East London Outskirts

About the Company:
Our client is a responsible developer of new homes and communities. They are also specialists in regeneration and design and build contracting. Their vision is to generate attractive returns by creating outstanding places for people to live, work and enjoy. The Company, which was incorporated in 1958, it has a reputation for sound governance and good management practices certificated to internationally recognised standards, as well as Investors in People accreditation.

About the Role:

Our client is currently looking for an experienced Senior Buyer. They are looking for someone who has a solid permanent work background and who has experience working for a Developer or a Main Contractor and who is commercially aware. It is essential that you have knowledge of new building processes:

·Responsible for procuring materials within budgets in time to progress works on site.

·Responsible for monthly budgetary control reports on materials purchased for each site.

·Responsible for procuring and hiring plant required on site including cabins, forklifts, fencing, cranes and transport etc.

·Responsible for resolving account queries with suppliers that the accounts department have failed to resolve through normal procedures.

·Responsible for resolving disputes between suppliers and the company.

·Responsible for procuring site staff protective clothing.

·Required to 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.

·Ensure compliance with ISO9000 & ISO14001 Policies.

·Responsible for compliance with the clients Environmental, Security and disabled requirements.

·Procures customer care related materials.

Candidate Requirements:

·Ideally at least 5 years of Senior Buying experience within the House Building trade

·Must have worked for a Developer or Main Contractor

·Knowledge of current pricing levels.

·Sound knowledge of construction techniques, Building Standards, Environmental and disability standards.

About the Benefits and Reward:

·£55k depending upon experience

·Car allowance

·Executive level medical insurance or 01923 750 095

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