£45k - 50k per year + Package
18 days ago
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
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.
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
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
Private health insurance
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