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Senior Buyer

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Anonymous

Yorkshire, Yorkshire United Kingdom
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
My client, an award winning, leading Housebuilder in the West Yorkshire area, have an immediate requirement for a Senior Buyer to start up and lead the procurement team. My client design enegy efficient homes across a range of urban and rural sites. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Buyer to change their everyday role and start a career with a passionate, forward thinking house builder.

The most successful Senior Buyer will have a minimum of 5 years experience within housing and ideally hold a relevant qualification. Strong computer skills will be paramount, especially Microsoft Excel, as will good communication skills, both written and verbal. This is an ideal role for someone looking to make the next step up in their career to head up a team of individuals.

Senior Buyer Position Overview

* Start up the procurement team
* Taking off and scheduling materials from drawings and specifications.
* Sending supplier tender enquiries and analysing them on receipt.
* Negotiating prices with suppliers.
* Creating purchase orders using excel based systems.
* Manage and update materials price database.
* Assisting sites with day-to-day plant and materials requirements.
* Dealing with site or supplier delivery / invoice queries.
* Check and authorise supplier invoices.
* Develop supplier relationships.

Senior Buyer Position Requirements

* Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Buyer
* Strong previous experience within the housebuilding sector
* Relevant qualification - advantageous
* Strong computer skills
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Proven strong management skills

Senior Buyer Position Remuneration

* Salary - up to £60K (dependent on experience)
* Pension scheme
* Healthcare benefits
* Car allowance
* Full package to be disclosed at interview stage

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Reference: 635401850

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