Construction Buyer

Recruiter
Kingscroft Professional Resources
Location
South East London
Salary
£25000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a well-established construction company? Kingscroft have been asked to recruit for an experienced construction buyer. The role will require the Buyer to join a team responsible for the procurement of materials on projects worth £7 Million, and will be an ideal role for someone with a few years of experience either with a main Developer/Contractor or a Specialist Contractor with a working knowledge of commercial projects rail projects and residential projects.

Typical duties would include:

  • Providing prices for all materials included in plans and drawings;
  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products;
  • Contacting suppliers and sub?contractors to obtain quotations and agree delivery times
  • 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 QS's on cost of individual items
  • Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate costs on the project
  • 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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who have a good reputation of delivering high quality projects and who offer a competitive salary. Please apply for a confidential chat.