Senior Buyer

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Senior Buyer

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  • Salary:

    £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Lucy Swann

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    07879 650559

  • Published:

    5 days ago

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Senior Buyer

Atkins Search are working with a Peterborough based residential developer to recruit a Senior Buyer to join their commercial team.
As the Senior Buyer to the business, you will be responsible for ensuring efficient running of the materials and some sub-contract purchasing function and co-ordinate with other departments within the business to ensure financial control of all materials purchased for the building operation. Within this, you must comply with the best practice and procedures of the business health, safety & environmental policies.

•Managing material purchasing and sub- contractor purchasing
•Ensure all materials are delivered to sites in line with current build programmes, specification and are purchased at competitive prices in line with the company’s group & regional deals where applicable.
•Ensure some labour and all material sub-contractors are procured within the agreed programme and to within budgetary levels
•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.
•Monitor material order values against budget values and address large variations with the Regional Regional Buying Manager.
•Maintain a library of standard house type sub-contract schedules.
•Manage estimating functions for production of accurate estimated costs for housing, roads and sewers.
•Produce site specific material schedules.
•Ensure the material database is kept up to date.
•Ensure material tender lists are prepared in conjunction with the build department, and to the approval of the Regional Buying Manager / Commercial Manager/

•HNC / ONC in construction or similar
•At least 2 years’ experience in working with a residential developer

Our client is an established new build residential housing developer based in Peterborough with enviable reputation for delivering quality residential properties on time and within budget.

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.