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Buyer

  • Location:

    Lichfield

  • Sector:

    Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    30000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

  • Contact email:

    bfurley@lerecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

  • Job ref:

    955133

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-04

Buyer

Location: Lichfield

Salary: Circa £30k

My client is one of the country’s leading fast track fit out contractors. They operate on a nationwide basis within the office, retail, education and leisure fit out sectors. They are well established and have been trading for over 25 years, they operate on a nationwide basis and typically deliver projects ranging in value on £50,000 - £4M.

Buyer - Responsibilities would include:

Responsible for the procurement of all materials, plant, logistics and waste removal necessary to complete the project.

  • Advice on specification, suitability, and availability of products.
  • Negotiating and placing orders with suppliers.
  • Liaison with Contracts Managers
  • Account agreement with suppliers
  • Monitoring supplier’s performance
  • Project cost monitoring.
  • Provide support to the Contracts & Commercial teams helping them to make best use of their time. This role plays a vital part in the administration and smooth running of the business.
  • To assist with the implementation of both the H&S and Environmental systems, policy and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Responsibility for specific projects and tasks.
  • Ensure waste carrier and broker licenses are up to date and appropriate information returned from site.
  • Maintain document control / filing and document processes for the efficient management of projects.
  • Perform data entry and recording on various websites and internal databases.
  • Adhoc projects / duties as required.
  • Potential to act as office first aider / fire warden with appropriate.

Buyer – Person Requirements:

The employee should ideally have the following attributes in order to be proficient in their role:

  • Professional and pleasant personality
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Pro-active
  • Able to work well under pressure and manage the pressure of conflicting demands and prioritise tasks.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • To work independently as well as in a team
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Be persistent & enthusiastic.
  • Tact, discretion, and respect for confidentiality
  • Reliable and honest.
  • It is vital to have good IT and administrative skills.
  • Certificates to a reasonable grade in both Maths and English.
  • Previous experience in a similar role