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Construction Buyer - Construction
Somerset, England • Negotiable dependent on experience • Permanent • UK Construction Jobs
Are you interested in joining a well-established contractor
Do you have experience in overseeing medium-large
scale construction schemes?
If so, read on…
Thatcher Associates are pleased to be working with a regional contractor in the Somerset region to bring on board a Materials Buyer to join their Commercial Team. Our client has a successful portfolio of new build and refurbishment schemes up to 15 million. They have a strong reputation across the South West, and have a close, supportive team culture.
Mid - large construction schemes - residential, commercial, health-care
New build and refurbishment schemes
Industry recognised company
This contractor are seeking an experienced Construction professional to join their team as a Buyer (Housebuilding or Construction), who is capable of overseeing multiple projects in total in the South West area at anyone time.
You will attend design meetings and procurement reviews with the commercial and project teams.
Be in charge of product selection, providing quotations for cost certainty and the supply chain development.
Tendering, negotiation and placement of sub-contract orders, chairing meetings when relevant, management and resourcing of suppliers and sub-contractors.
You will also enable development of the commercial approach into working practices and deliver successful outcome.
Be the main lead in setting up supply chains for material & subcontract packages.
Ensuring the timely processing of requisitions and material orders.
Regularly assessing the suppliers and subcontractors to KPI’s.
Creating tender lists and overseeing all tendering requirements.
Supporting the contract preparation and issuing.
You’d be working alongside reporting into the Commercial Manager and regional Buyer. In the Commercial Team currently there are around 5 - 10 people – everyone supporting one another, and approaching their roles with an upbeat and positive attitude.
Construction experience is preferable
A good understanding of housebuilding and main contracting
Confident, organised and able to work to budgets and deadlines
Customer focused, attentive to detail and communicative
Strong numeracy and financial management skills.
Proficient computer skills – including use of procurement systems.
Negotiation and team work skills and the ability to motivate and lead.
Previous experience of sub-contract procurement.
Previous experience of working for either a main contractor or well established developer.
A good level of competency of Microsoft packages.
An industry applicable ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent;
Basic package is negotiable depending upon experience, there is a competitive bonus scheme and package in place, company car / car allowance and annual leave.
How to Apply?
If this sounds like something you would like to be considered for, then apply today. Alternatively, get in contact with Fiona for a friendly, informative chat on 0117 934 9555.
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