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Senior Buyer | Wiltshire | National Resi Developer | £55-£70k + P

Senior Buyer | Wiltshire | National Resi Developer | £55-£70k + P

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  • Permanent
  • Wiltshire, UK
  • £70,000 + Package GBP / Year

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Senior Buyer


National Residential Developer

£55,000 – £70,000 + Package

We are handling an exciting opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join a leading national residential developer. This role typically reports to the Commercial Director and has regular contact with Material Suppliers and the Group Procurement team.

The purpose of the role is to manage the material purchasing for sites for the region through effective and efficient controls whilst working under guidance from the Group Procurement team, meeting strict standards, maintaining the project programme and producing reports to allow senior management to establish site status.


The role will include:

To primarily be responsible for the buying for at least 6 sites of varying complexity ensuring Site Managers queries and requisitions are processed promptly and efficiently to ensure build programmes and quality are maintained

Scheduling of materials from drawings to raise purchase orders for Site Managers to call off, accurately and efficiently to maintain building on time and within budget

Producing material cost analysis to ensure competitive prices and budgets are maintained to add to the profitability for the region

Keep abreast with latest building products and new legislation so that we may maintain company standards

Ensuring orders are raised in accordance with Persimmon Group Procurement Procedures so that the business maintains consistency and quality of build

Utilise the Persimmon Group COINS system and assist the Quantity Surveyor to set up new sites and establish budgets, allowing management to predict site profitability

Liaison with other departments on time to ensure sites run efficiently (Construction, Sales, Customer Care, Accounts)

Comply with responsibilities as defined in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and ensure compliance with the same throughout the team to promote safety in the way we build projects

Ensure that the buying team are allocated tasks, where quality of work will need to be verified to maintain it is completed to a good standard within company guidelines

Given proven experience the role will involve mentoring and training junior members of the team and developing their skills to a sufficient level where they can take on more responsibility and add value to the team, thus improving productivity within the region

On occasion provide assistance to the Commercial Director when making key business decisions and attend regular regional meetings as the relevant subject expert

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Job Overview
Offered Salary
£70,000 + Package Per YEAR
Job Location
Wiltshire, UK
Job Type

Ross Henderson

Managing Director + Headhunter