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Senior Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorConstruction
Salary£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Town/CityNorth West England
LocationsMerseyside, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted04 May 2018

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Provide a professional, efficient and effective material scheduling and purchasing function for the regional business where you will take overall responsibility for specific material budgets for site start budget process and bulk call off materials orders and adhoc purchase orders to meet the needs of the regional business

Client Details

My client is a leading house building organisation that has recently restructured their organisation to make procurement processes more aligned and streamlined with the overall business unit.


The role

  • Produce accurate material take offs and schedules in accordance with regional development programme requirements
  • Maintain completion up to date database of material schedules and costs for all house types (standard/RSL/Bespoke). Feed into bible costs as required by regional commercial team
  • Procurement of materials and placing orders ensuring delivery to site in accordance with:
    • Standard company operating procedures;
    • Standard conditions of purchase;
    • Cost / profit improvement targets;
    • Required quality and quantity;
    • Programmed delivery dates.
  • Actively contribute to enhancing regional profits;
  • Track material cost fluctuations/price increases and highlight any adjustments to the regional commercial team
  • Keep detailed records and maintain a well-organised work schedule
  • Prepare and contribute to cost reports in order to maximise


The candidate

  • Commercial acumen
  • Construction related qualification (ONC / HNC). Have or working towards professional procurement qualification
  • Ability to take-off materials and schedule
  • Strong industry and sector knowledge
  • Ability to build strong relations internally and externally
  • Self-motivated / ability to motivate and enthuse others
  • Reliable, professional and committed to success
  • Behaves ethically / acts with integrity and lives with the business values and behaviours
  • Sets priorities
  • Excellent communicator
  • Resilient / copes with pressure
  • Ambassador for the business
  • Driving Licence
  • Computer literate MS Office, COINS

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £40k plus very competitive package for the ideal candidate

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