Senior Buyer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Central London, London
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A Senior Buyer job in London instating a procurement function with a Prime Residential specialist.

Your new company
This highly respected and illustrious company is responsible for a portfolio of engaging projects spanning across the super-prime faction of the Residential market. Working on projects in the most exclusive areas in Central London, they pride themselves on a tailored service that delivers all aspects of the development process in house.

Your new role
Ensuring the overall profitability of a project you will be expected to seek and confirm quotes on prices and availability of materials, ensuring effective management and reporting on the accumulative cost of all new purchases. Your position will include liaising with suppliers, maintaining materials adhere to health and safety guidelines, and full briefing of materials costs with the Commercial team for each new build.
In your role you will manage and drive the procurement department forward ensuring material for all projects are ordered within the identified timelines. This is a fundamental role within the business where you will be expected to build and maintain relationships with Project Managers, Architects, Interior Designers, Clients and Subcontractors ensuring there is a good understanding of the high end products and materials required.

What you'll need to succeed
Critically you will have 3 + years' experience as a Materials Buyer within the construction industry.
You must be able to demonstrate a proactive approach toward cost analysis of materials, strong supplier facing interaction, be commercially astute and have excellent management, communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills. You should have previous experience in working with a residential fit out / refurbishment specialist or developer, ideally delivering to the high end of the market.
Ideally you will have a good knowledge & experience of procurement packages such as Sage (preferred).

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary up to £55K (upon experience) plus competitive company benefits. You will join a team renowned for their exceptional client service who are currently winning a variety of high end residential contracts in London. You will be given exposure to an array of projects and will be providing a full service to a wide range of high end clients.

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