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Senior Buyer (Construction)

Location:  Leicester

Salary:  Negotiable Depending on Experience + Car + Package

Our client is seeking to employ a Senior Buyer for their business based in Leicester. They are a leading, well known and very respected civil and groundworks company. The ideal candidate will have a background in subcontracting within construction and civil engineering.

Job Role
• Manage all tenders within given commodity
• Source low cost country suppliers to support competitive approach
• Strategic outward facing, proactive approach whilst driving innovation within given category
• Deliver cost saving reduction by way of value add/value engineered opportunities
• Purchase materials for sites daily in a very busy environment
• Take calls all day for an order to place or a delivery to chase
• Constantly look for better buying rates

Skills
• The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate sound purchasing skills, effective cost control/reconciliation skills and reliability.
• Have Commercial awareness, an eye for detail and a positive attitude along with being a team player, organised and enthusiastic.
• Ambitious and determined to build a long term career with this progressive regional business.

Experience & Qualifications
• Experience of working for a civil and groundworks contractor within the housing market.
• A solid background in Buying.
• Minimum HNC in construction OR related subject
• CIPS
• CSCS Card

If you feel that you have the right skills and experience to suit this role please send your CV to david.stevens@bcsrecruitment.co.uk or call our office on 01543 629090

Date Posted: June 17th, 2019   |   Category: Professional





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