Buyer – Construction, Development Housing

Recruiter
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain - London
Location
London
Salary
38000.0000
Posted
23 Apr 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who are we looking for?
Buyer – Construction, Development Housing

About the Employer
One of the UKs leading property developers working on both residential and commercial projects, across London,  designing, building and shaping the city for over 30 years.

About the Role
To manage an efficient materials purchasing system and provide support to the Commercial and Construction Departments in achieving build programmes with the maximum efficiency. Support to the Technical Department in regards to Product efficiencies and development.

Ideal Candidate
Excellent technical understanding of products specified and regulations surrounding their use.
Previous construction procurement experience.
Good communicator in relation to interacting with all disciplines.
Good numerical and commercial acumen.

Requirements
To schedule and place material and plant orders with Group National Suppliers / London Term Order suppliers where appropriate or general suppliers, optimising cost and quality.
To attend all Project internal meetings, package review meetings where appropriate, team Meetings, as required by the Commercial/Technical/Construction Departments.
To check Architects/Engineers drawings for discrepancies and compliance with the required material specification. Thereafter resolving any queries with the Technical Department.
To produce material enquiries to suppliers for costing and production of schedules and assessing quotations and supplier’s schedules to ensure they are correct.
To produce material cost reports against budgets for Head Buyer to review with Commercial. This is to included all cost codes forecasts for new sites and as required, to review material cost codes to ensure budgets are not exceeded.
Project and report material cost increases as they arise on the Valuation report template.
To resolve invoice queries with the Accounts Department.
Carry out material on site checks and produce report for own developments to Head of Buying for Board Report.
Develop and distribute up to date specification documents for the Project, in line with Sales, Commercial, Technical and Construction Team.
Ensure correct specifications are being used and are signed off..
Ensure correct materials against specification are being used on site for Rebate and with Sub-Contractor review meetings.
Attend site monthly to ensure there are no problems with supplies / materials.
Attend all meetings in relation to specification and product.
Duties as deemed appropriate from the Head of Buying.
Work with Commercial Team to ensure accurate cost reporting.
Must be capable of taking ownership of their Development and report to the Head of Buying all areas of Risk.

Salary Permanent salary ranging from £30000-£40000

ARE YOU THE ONE WE ARE LOOKING FOR? COULD THIS BE THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER? IF SO PLEASE GET IN TOUCH – FORWARD YOUR CV TO

Chris.hunt@reedglobal.com , https://uk.linkedin.com/in/chris-hunt-03b24022


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