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Job Title

Civils Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorOther
Salary£25,000 to £35,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 July 2017

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Currently working with a well-renowned business in the Manchester area who due to growth are looking to add to their procurement function with a Civils Buyer position.

Client Details

Well-renowned business, looking to recruit a Civils Buyer for the Manchester operation.


The role of Civils Buyer will oversee the following:

  • Ordering of materials and services in line with project requirements
  • Involvement in the negotiation of contracts with key suppliers
  • Obtaining alternative quotations to optimise quality, price, payments terms and delivery
  • Liaise with suppliers to resolve delivery problems
  • Prepare purchase orders, approve and issues purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions.
  • Maintain procurement files.
  • Ensure supplier compliance with site and company requirements for safety.
  • Responsible for ensuring you select the most appropriate goods and services on the basis of price, quality, delivery times and services support


Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Strong Civils Procurement Bias Essential
  • Be able to make decisions, meet targets and work under pressure.
  • Be able to absorb and assess information quickly.
  • Effective negotiator and confident when dealing with people.
  • The ability to work with cross-functional teams, as you will be working with other functional areas.
  • The ability to work unsupervised and the confidence to make decisions autonomously.
  • CIPS qualification would be preferential

Job Offer

Competitive basic and package

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