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Job

Buyer

  • Location

    Worcester

  • Sector:

    Professional

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45k - 50k per year + Package

  • Contact:

    Lucy Patterson

  • Contact email:

    lucy@thornbaker.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07973 786995

  • Job ref:

    74071

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-25

  • Consultant:

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Job title: Buyer

Location: Worcestershire – Worcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Evesham, Hereford, Leominster, Kidderminster, Redditch, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Solihull

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable to £50,000 per annum

The company:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Buyer to join a well-established, award winning housing developer.

This is a business that has a strong focus on quality of build and aims to delight their clients with outstanding customer service. A company that is committed to delivering new homes that exceed expectations whilst delivering on energy efficiency as well as being considerate to the environment throughout the build process.

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team environment, where you will be afforded extensive opportunities to develop your skills and progress your career.

The Role:

As Buyer, you will be working on up to 6 housing development projects varying from 25 to 250 units within the Warwickshire, Staffordshire, and Birmingham areas. You will be a key member of the team with a focus on:

  • Coordinating purchasing of supplies, materials, services, and equipment for housing projects
  • Obtaining competitive quotations from and negotiating with suppliers
  • Ensuring supplies and their suppliers are compliant with all relevant regulations and legislation
  • Preparing and issuing contracts for suppliers and cost reports
  • Raising orders for supplies
  • Ensuring the availability of materials to maximise efficiency

About you:

Previous experience as Buyer with a housing developer

Excellent negotiation skills

Commercially astute with strong numerical skills

Able to build and maintain good working relationships

Confident user of MS office packages

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What's in it for you?

Salary negotiable to £50,000 per annum

Car allowance

Bonus

Private health insurance

Life assurance

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker.

Key Skills: Buyer, Buying, Housing, Housebuilding, Housing Developer, New Build Developments, New Homes