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Buyer

UK

£20,000 – £35,000 (Salaries typically depend on location, employer and level of responsibility).

40+ hours per week

Overview

As a Buyer, you will select, order and manage materials needed for the project. You will play an important part in managing the budget of the project as all materials must be within budget and delivered to specific deadlines.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities can vary between different projects.  It may include but is not limited to:

* Reporting prices for all materials of which should be included in the project plans and drawings

* Pre-select and identify suppliers of new products

* Contacting a range of suppliers to obtain quotes

* Liaising with logistic Companies to coordinate delivery times

* Organise a well documented list of purchasing records

* Ensure all materials bought comply with the Health and Safety regulations of the project

* Advise estimator on the potential costs of the materials

* Negotiate the best terms of service from all suppliers

The Candidate

* Superb supplier relationship management skills

* The ability to gather and analyse information skilfully

* Develop alternative solutions to complex problems

* Ability to effectively communicate with supplier both in written form and verbally

* Have excellent time management

* Experience using specialist inventory software

Qualifications

Essential 

It would be essential to show you are well educated in a similar environement or be able to demonstrate knowledge this particular sector

MCIOB, BSc or HND or BTech

Desirable

Membership of CIPS

Benefits

* Exciting project

* Excellent salary

* Career progression

* Pension

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