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  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £300 - 310 per day

  • Contact:

    Lucy Patterson

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    07973 786995

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Job title: Buyer

Location: Brentwood

Job type: Freelance  

Day rate: £300-310 per day

The company:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Freelance Buyer to join well-established developer that has been building new homes for over 50 years.

A company firmly established as a market leader with a passion for building high quality new homes, whilst also creating vibrant, sustainable communities. 

The Role:

As Buyer, you will be working on housing development projects, supporting the site management team through the purchase of materials and subcontractor packages. 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 of materials and sub-contractor buying within the construction industry

Confident user of MS office package

Strong negotiation skills

Excellent communicator, able to build relationships with suppliers

Team player but able to work on own initiative

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker on 07973 786 995 or lucy@thornbaker.co.uk

Key Skills: Buyer, Procurement, Buying, Purchasing, Construction, House building