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Assistant Buyer Construction

Randstad Construction, Property and Engineering
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14 May 2021

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Assistant Buyer required for main contractor near Horsham. This client is a success story...they are running a hugely profitable, expanding, multi region business. They pay market leading salaries and continue to train their staff throughout their career. This is a great opportunity to accelerate your career and work for a company that will help you meet your ambitions.

Due to continued growth they are looking to appoint an Assistant Buyer. The successful applicant will have some experience working for either a building contractor or developer in a similar role.


To assist in providing an efficient and effective procurement service to projects and the business requirements.

  • Carry out Material Procurement on live projects.
  • Build and maintain relationships both internal and external
  • Comply with Business (and where necessary project) procurement procedures.
  • Monitor flow of material requisitions and ensure authorisation protocol is followed.
  • Process material requisitions in accordance with the documented process.
  • Interface with key supply chain providers and conduct performance reviews.
  • Monitor expenditure to ensure that up-to-date cost information is available and known to the Business.
  • Liaise with key supply chain providers and visit as necessary.
  • Negotiate deals and long-term arrangements with local supply chain providers.
  • Prepare enquiries and pricing schedules.
  • Co-ordinate and work with team to develop package specific Scope of Works documents
  • Add value in reducing internal spend.
  • Work to drive the Business procurement strategy forward.
  • Carry out other duties as required by the Procurement Manager.

Skills / Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Construction Material Procurement
  • Knowledge of Construction supply chains and providers

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive Package and the opportunity to grow with a dynamic and pro-active developer. Contact me today to find out more about the company.

Randstad Construction Property Engineering is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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