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Buyer- Construction

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Function: Buyer
  • Contact: Elana Almond
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 03 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 29090/001_1630663486

Buyer - Construction

Central London



Excellent Benefits

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a building services contractor for a Buyer. Your role will involve purchasing equipment, materials and services from selected and approved suppliers, to enable the company to fulfil its contractual obligations.

The Role

  • Enter all purchase orders into the SAGE system in an accurate and timely manner

  • Liaise with suppliers and maintain an approved supplier list

  • Ensure that a supplier evaluation and performance monitoring process is maintained, documented and reported

  • Understand delivery requirements for each project and ensure all materials are delivered on time

  • Request and evaluate supplier quotations from designated suppliers

  • Negotiate service level agreements and T&Cs

  • Assist in pricing reviews

  • Resolve invoice disputes

  • Liaise with project teams on materials needed

  • Prepare information required for the management review process

The Person

  • Strong communication, administration and negotiation skills

  • Working knowledge of ISO9001 quality management system

  • PC skills including Word, Excel, Sage etc

  • At least five years' experience of buying (ideally in building services)

  • A member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing Supply (desirable)

  • Competent IT skills