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Buyer - Bedfordshire - Up to £45,000

  • Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH384375

Job description

Anderselite are Currently recruiting for a Buyer for a rapidly growing Civil Engineering Contractor based in Bedfordshire, who are winning work on high-profile projects around the South East.

Our Client specialise in Demolition, Earthworks, Bulk Excavation & Enabling Works, they work with several Tier 1 Contractors and have the ambition of expanding the business into Structures and other packages within the next five years.

Working as a Buyer you will report into the Procurement Manager & Operations Manager and will be responsible for both Sub-Contract & Materials buying.

The role will include negotiation and placing of materials, sub-contract and plant hire orders for the business, along with ensuring the collation of all the contractual documentation that is required across a range of construction projects and long-term operational facilities.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Minimise the cost of materials and plant supplied by working with the teams, specifying, sourcing and negotiating
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with internal stakeholders with respect to the assessment of the pre-qualification questionnaires.
  • Manage both existing and future supply chain relationships
  • Developing procurement methods, processes and supply agreements to improve the function within the business
  • Assist the commercial team in tendering for work, obtaining quotations for material and plant to ensure tight tender deadlines can be met
  • Create and manage an order database, ensuring that commercial and technical clauses are included
  • Take-off measurements from drawings for volumes and specifications
  • Manage orders from placement to delivery and subsequent monthly expenditure reporting to include forward forecasting, ensuring compliance with the company's finance procedures
  • Provide reporting for on project and supplier spend for the Directors.

Requirements;

  • Qualified by experience or higher-level education
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Experience of procurement in the construction sector
  • Knowledge of plant procurement advantageous but not essential
  • Good working knowledge of the main forms of contract, NEC, JCT, CECA (ICE)

If this role would be of interest please apply to this advert or email with an up to date CV.

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