Buyer (Construction)

Location Londonderry, County Londonderry
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Kelly Jennings
Job reference 6343_1583318865

Job description

Grafton Procurement and Supply have partnered with a leading business in the Construction industry to recruit for a Buyer. My client has an impressive portfolio in the commercial and residential sectors to include private housing, office space, retail establishments, hotels and leisure facilities across the UK and Ireland. You will be joining an established business that have a solid pipeline of work.

As Buyer, you will report to the Construction Director and work with other departments to ensure that accurate quantities of materials are available on-site, on time. You will build long term relationships with suppliers, sourcing materials at best price. As Buyer, you will coordinate the supply of plant and materials required for UK and Ireland projects. Other duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Managing pricing and trading agreements
  • Forecasting and reporting monthly on costs, overruns, & predicted increases
  • Maintaining procurement schedules

The successful Buyer will receive a market-leading remuneration package. The hours of work are 09.00 - 17.30 Monday to Thursday and 09.00 - 17.00 Friday.

The successful Buyer will have substantial experience in a similar buying role in the Construction industry. You will have experience of dealing with UK & Ireland construction industry suppliers. You will be highly analytical, organized and resilient with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage your time. Excellent, communication, relationship building, and negotiation skills required. Advanced Microsoft Excel and IT skills. Preference will be given to candidates who, as well as the above, have mechanical and electrical experience.

Interested candidates are meeting the criteria should forward an updated CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss this Buyer job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings, Specialist Procurement and Supply Chain recruiter at Grafton. Your CV should clearly demonstrate your most relevant experience as per the criteria above.

If this Buyer role is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other procurement or supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you - I am registering new jobs every day.

Only candidate's whose CV is meeting the minimum criteria on this advert will be accepted.

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