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Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

  • Sectors:

    Direct/Indirect Procurement

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Adam Davies

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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    Adam Davies

Senior Buyer

Leading Housing/ New Build Developer

£45,000- £50,000+ Excellent Benefits

Excellent new Opportunity..! My client, a fast growing construction outfit who provide specialist modular buildings a to a range of different sectors across the country, are looking for a dynamic Senior Buyer to join their team.

The Role

The Senior Buyer will manage a small team and be responsible for ensuring that strong working relationships are maintained with key suppliers. You will work closely with the design team to fully understand customer requirement and, through your team, ensure that the materials required for projects are provided to schedule and according to projected budgets.

As Buyer, key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing prices for all materials included in project plans and drawings
  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products
  • Contacting a range of suppliers and sub-contractors to obtain quotations
  • Agreeing delivery times
  • Keeping detailed records and maintaining well-organised work schedules
  • Assessing the reliability of sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials
  • Ensuring compliance with the safety, health and environment requirements of materials and services
  • Providing advice to the project estimator on the predicted cost of individual items
  • Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided
  • Preparing and maintaining cost reports in order to maximise efficiency within the business
  • Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable terms possible with suppliers once a contract has been secured

The Person:

The successful Senior buyer will have;

  • At least 5 years of experience in a Buyer role
  • Background working within the Construction/ Build/ Modular Building sector
  • Proficiency in IT
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A strong work ethic and be self-motivated


This business has cemented a reputation for being a true market leader in their field. Their strategic vision over the next 5 years will see them further enhance that reputation, with plans for significant growth and expansion. In order to do this, the business recognise the need to attract the best possible people into their senior team. On top of this being a fantastic career opportunity for a Senior Buyer, the business are willing to offer a highly competitive salary and package. If you are interested, please apply now.