Buyer role for market leading residential developer in Central London. Competitive salary and great benefits.
Your new company
A market-leading residential developer with projects all over the UK. Projects range from high end penthouse apartments to affordable housing and project values can be up to £750 million. With various joint ventures, this company build everything from traditional houses, to high rise apartment blocks with commercial builds underneath.
Your new role
You will be responsible for preparing detailed material schedules from design drawings and specification whilst working closely with designers, commercial managers and site managers to develop call-off schedules for sites. You will need to liaise with site managers to identify advance site material requirements and deal with on-going material requests. Deal swiftly with any delays obtaining replacements, credits or refunds when necessary whilst monitoring contract compliance. You will also ensure best value by undertaking price comparisons with suppliers, ensure credit control and accounts procedures are followed whilst keeping inventory quantities at an optimal level.
What you'll need to succeed
It is essential to have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a procurement or materials management role within the construction sector, ideally with a large residential house with demonstrable experience of delivering significant cost savings with your strong negotiation skills. You will have an In-depth knowledge of building materials and the London construction market with a sound understanding of UK procurement regulations.
What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary of circa £47,000 with a performance based bonus up to the value of 15% of you annual salary. Other benefits include car allowance based on mileage at work and a fantastic pension scheme.
What you need to do now
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