A job has arisen for a Senior Buyer to work for a busy house builder based in Kent, due to continued growth and an increased workload, they are now looking for Senior Buyer to oversee a small team in their Kent office.
Your new company
Working within the Southern Region of this recognised House Builder, the company take the development from land acquisition through to sale. They work on small housing developments from 10 unit builds, up to larger developments that can include estate developments from 80 - 350 unit builds and can have 3-4 large developments running at any one time.
Your new role
The role of the Senior Buyer will be to ensure the efficient running of the materials and sub-contract purchasing function and co-ordinate with other departments to ensure financial control of all materials and sub-contracts purchased for building operations. Other duties will include, but not limited to; ensure all materials are delivered to sites in line with current build programmes, ensure the procurement of all sites/buying phases are continually monitored against budget, maintain an up to date library of standard house type material schedules, produce accurate site specific material schedules and process material orders, negotiate regional bulk price agreements and ensure competitive quotations are obtained for materials not covered by bulk agreements, ensure the efficient running of the computerised sub-contract purchasing system.
What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered for this role you will need to have relevant experience working for a residential house builder, good understanding of building regulations and legal obligations, a good understanding of legislation and regulation changes, knowledge of construction methods and materials, strong mathematical and it skills, good understanding of budget control. You will also need to have a HNC/ONC qualification in construction, or equivalent, Member of Chartered Institute of Building, or working towards and a full driving licence.
What you'll get in return
In return as the Senior Buyer, you can expect a salary from £40k - £50k plus a car/car allowance along a generous benefits package.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Andrew Dique now on 020 8464 6678. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.