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Managing Buyer | Leading Developer | Essex | Up to £80k + P

Managing Buyer | Leading Developer | Essex | Up to £80k + P

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Managing Buyer

Leading Developer


Up to £80,000 + Package

An opportunity has arisen with a leading residential developer to join one of them commercial teams as a Managing Buyer. You will be responsible for managing Senior Buyers, a Material Scheduler and new Trainees as well as working closely with the wider commercial team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Manage a team of buyers, which currently consists of Senior Buyers, a Material Scheduler and Trainees.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reporting for each development on a monthly basis. Monitor spend throughout the project to identify any possible shortfalls and forecast risk and opportunities
  • Negotiate with suppliers in order to achieve the most commercially viable supply to site
  • 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.
  • Review drawings for new sites, make comments and attend prelim meetings


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£80,000 + Package

Ross Henderson

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