We are currently working with an established company based in Central London, who delivers a diverse works of subcontract services such as Structural Alterations and Demolition, Groundworks and Drainage, Structural Steelwork, Composite Flooring, Landscaping and External Works, Screeding, and Diamond Drilling.
Our client is looking for an experienced Buyer to join their team. Candidates must have experience within a Buying role, and be able to reliably commute to Central London.
Position Overview - Buyer
Responsible for the calculation of required materials and ordering from suppliers and subcontractors
Working with the Finance Director to ensure that financial statements are up to date and accurate
Advise on procurement strategy
Manage relationships with key suppliers to negotiate prices, maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts
Drafting and managing service level agreements where applicable
Negotiate rebate rates
Be expected to use knowledge about suppliers to execute strategies, create leverage, and mitigate risks
Send out and review tender enquiry packages to suppliers
Review and Liaise with Architects and Engineers on supplier designs
Ensuring Redsky is kept up to date with Budgets, Orders and reporting on variances
Further responsibilities to be discussed at interview stagePosition Requirements - Buyer
At least 5 years experience in a similar role.
Ability to plan and execute project timelines for assigned product categories.
Understanding or aptitude to learn the different products and how the Construction team work with these products.
Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
Adaptable - identify work priorities and manage own workload, able to change with business needs.
Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.
Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with others and establish positive relationships with employees and external parties.
PC skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required; able to adapt to and learn new systems.
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organisational policies procedures and systems; experience of change management.
Degree and professional qualification as advantageous but not essential.Position Remuneration - Buyer
£35,000 - £45,000 basic salary
28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
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