Buyer/Senior Buyer

Job Title: Buyer/Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2022-01-12
Contact Name: Daisy Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

Buyer/Senior Buyer- Up to £60k

A rare opportunity for a Construction Buyer / Materials Buyer to join a busy contractor in Hertfordshire

Business is good for our client and they are delighted to have remained busy during recent times.

They work across a range of sectors including healthcare, residential, mixed use, commercial and sports and leisure sectors on multimillion pound schemes

Due to continued growth they are looking for a Buyer to join their dedicated team of 5

Staff turnover is low throughout the company and the 2 Senior Buyers have been there for a number of years.

Decision are made quickly and you will not be bound by company procedures

Financially strong and growing, you will work from their head office in Hertfordshire (refurbishment and owned by the company). The office is open plan, and the team are skilled and friendly

The Role - Materials Buyer

You will enjoy working in a collaborative working environment with 3 experienced Buyers and 2 trainees

You will be materials buying on a huge range of schemes worth between £10-80m. Works tends to be largely student accommodation and prestigious developments but our client also gets involved in commercial, retail, schools, hotels etc

You work on around 3 schemes simultaneously

Work is largely new build but they do undertaken refurbishment schemes

Processes / supplier agreements are in place and the team work closely with the Site Managers to ensure that they remain on track with the procurement program

Working hours 9.00am – 5.30pm

The right person

You will be an experienced materials buyer from a general contractor background

You will have 4 years or more experience working as a construction buyer

You will be able to pick a job up and run with it

You will be able to read and understand construction drawings

The good bit..

£40-50,000 + 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, car or car allowance Discretionary bonus Career progression, good social side to the job

I would love to hear from you in you could be interested?

Buyer / Buying / Construction / Hertfordshire