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Senior Buyer

  • Location: Solihull, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Buyer
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMM001_1551433332
Job description

My client is an award-winning construction company who specialise in Construction and Refurbishments in the Leisure, Health care, Education, Residential and commercial sectors. They have been in business for nearly 17 years, they have a fantastic portfolio of work and the majority of their workload is repeat business. They are currently recruiting for a Subcontract and Materials Buyer from their Midlands office.

About the role;

As the Buyer you will Lead the procurement on various types of projects including, leisure, hotels, apartments, health centres, industrial units and retail units on both work winning and delivery;
  • Material and subcontract procurement
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Liaising with subcontractors and clients
  • Responsible for procurement on projects at both pre-and post-tender stage with a current emphasis on working on tenders with the bid team.
  • Works closely aside the big team on pricing
  • Monitoring budgets and making cost savings.
  • Liaising and negotiating with suppliers to set deals and rebates


Skills and Experience;

You will have a consistent and proven track record of successfully employing best business practices that improve efficiency and reduce operating costs whilst increasing performance, all to tight time scales and within budget.
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Leadership Skills
  • Planning & Organising
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Time Management
  • Drive
  • Self-Motivated
  • Resilience
  • Methodical