Construction Buyer

Job Title: Construction Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Near Horsham
Contact Name: Joanna Rogers
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2019 19:52

Job Description

We are searching for an experienced construction buyer to join our client a smaller boutique house builder based near Horsham. 

Experience working for either a residential house builder or main contractor is a must for this role.
The majority of the developments are traditional build residential housing schemes and experience with these types of projects are a must.
Role Summary
  • Effective liaison with site teams and suppliers to obtain materials/ products according to specification and site requirements.
  • Analysis of rate received against market comparisons to determine the optimum price for requirements.
  • Analysis of specification to determine suitability and/or possible alternatives.
  • Compile and distribute enquiries to relevant suppliers in order to obtain prices/rates for required materials/services as per contract documents
  • Dealing with supplier invoice queries, communicating with site and supplier in order to find an amicable conclusion
  • Filing of orders, addenda and supporting information for future reference
  • Negotiate with suppliers in order to achieve the most commercially viable supply to site
  • Raise material/asset/stock/plant/sub-contract orders
  • Review of drawings/specification to assess possible alternative products/methods that could reduce the time/cost of the build or provide a better value end product.


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