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Construction / Civils Buyer

Reference3375351_988916
EmployerHays
Industry SectorConstruction, Infrastructure
Salary£40,000 to £52,000 per annum
BenefitsCar
Town/CityNorthamptonshire
LocationsEast Midlands, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted03 September 2018

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Construction Buyer required to support projects in all procurement inc tendering of construction materials

Your new company

Opportunity to join this Blue Chip Construction business and to be part of an exciting creative and innovative department that continues to grow and exceed expectations year on year. This is a new role,to come in as a Buyer and help shape the service and delivery strategy, helping to deliver whole project support across a diverse range of projects



Your new role
* Category Management – essential part of the CM process, engaging directly with internal and external stakeholders influencing continuous development of trading relationships.
* Be an initial, integral part of this new team, and take the opportunity to develop both individually and collectively as the role/team progresses and succeeds
* Source materials and site requirements to specification and budget
* Run RFQ events, negotiate with suppliers / service providers.
* Work closely with the Regional Purchasing Management team
* Work closely with Category Managers to inform and develop sourcing strategies and category management of goods and services
* Maximise profitability and minimise risk


What you'll need to succeed
* Previous experience within either Construction / working for a main contractor OR within Civil Engineering environment
* Basic understanding of Category Management tools and techniques
* Strong negotiation skills
* Proven experience of influencing senior stakeholders, internally and within the supply chain

What you'll get in return

£40 - 52,000 + Car and very good benefits package

What you need to do now
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