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Job Ref:  204650448
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Hampshire
City:  Hampshire
Post Code:  GU12
Salary:  £250/day £250 per day
10/10/2016 16:57
About this Role:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a motivated and experienced Buyer/Senior Buyer to join our growing Commercial Team.

We are currently looking for a candidate who works collaboratively, shows great attention to detail and negotiation skills.

Working closely with the Senior Buyer and Commercial Director the successful candidate will be responsible for negotiating and procuring all materials, labour and plant to ensure that the business` unit output programme is carried out professionally and within budget. Ensure adequate resources on site to build the product in accordance with the planned programme. Monitor and evaluate supplier performance and take any appropriate action.

The Role:

Liaise with the Sales and Design and Planning Departments with regard to specification on a site-by-site basis, advise on cost and availability of materials and products and produce specifications.

Liaise with Production Management in respect of the programming and delivery of material supplies.

Prepare material schedules from house type drawings and liaise with site management on any later amendments and revisions.

Negotiate and place orders with material suppliers on a competitive tender basis.

Ensure all specifications and programmes are complied with and that quality is not compromised.

Negotiate and place orders for hiring any plant e.g. forklifts, dumpers etc. and maintain a plant register where appropriate.

Monitor invoicing procedures and resolve any issues in conjunction with the Finance Department.

Work with all suppliers to negotiate best deals where appropriate and work with other departments to improve cost effectiveness.

Ensure requirements are adapted depending on traditional or timber frame constructions methods.

Oversee site stock on a regular basis.

Monitor material quality and the performance of suppliers in conjunction with site based staff.

Provide feedback to suppliers outlining where an unacceptable standard of materials or performance has been identified.

Provide feedback to subcontractors outlining where an unacceptable standard of performance has been identified in the control, usage and any wastage of materials provided

Ensure aware of continuing product development in light of changes in legislation i.e. building regulations etc.

Attend pre-tender, pre start, specification and any other relevant meeting as required under the Company`s Growing Wiser procedure.

Undertake regular site visits.

Any other duties as required by the Commercial Director

About the Company/Client/Project:

The client is a local based and growing business in Hampshire specialising in care homes and care villages across the south of England`

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

Aware of Building Regulations, NHBC and Health and Safety requirements.

Experience in the procurement and purchase of materials.

IT skilled. A good working knowledge and experience of Management Information Systems such as COINS, or similar, and of web portal based document storage and tender issue systems, such as doc hosting, or similar

Negotiation skills

Business acumen

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK
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