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Job

Buyer

  • Location

    Bath

  • Sector:

    Housing & Residential

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28k - 30k per year + Car Allowance, benefits

  • Contact:

    Ngaire Wallace

  • Contact email:

    ngaire@thornbaker.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0117 2033444

  • Job ref:

    68820a

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Buyer

Location: Bath

Sector: Residential and Commercial

Salary: Up to £30,000 per year (dependant on experience) + excellent benefits, including a car allowance

This multi-award winning business in the construction sector is currently going through a period of growth and is looking to recruit an experienced Buyer to strengthen its commercial team. This family owned, well-established business delivers projects across multiple sectors, including: Residential, Commercial, and Healthcare across the South West.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop themselves and their skills within a supportive, people-focused environment.  Employees really are at the heart of this business, they have recently been awarded an Investors in People Accreditation and offer genuine career development.

The role:

The successful candidate will be part of the Commercial and Operations Team, reporting to the Company Buyer.  Duties will include:

  • Negotiation,
  • Managing deadlines,
  • An awareness of supply chain
  • Support of pre-construction, finance, commercial and site management teams.

About you:

  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Previous experience in a buying, procurement, supply chain or an industry related role.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • IT Literate
  • Awareness of budgetary constraints
  • Construction industry experience is advantageous.

For further information on the role please send your CV to Tamara Fitton of Thorn Baker at tamara@thornbaker.co.uk or call on 01172033444

Key Skills: Buyer, Procurement, Housing, Construction, Category Manager, Builders Merchants, materials