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Senior Buyer | Developer | Surrey | 65K + P

Senior Buyer | Developer | Surrey | 65K + P

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  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

We are working with a 5* Developer in Surrey who are seeking to add a Senior Buyer to the established buying team. You will use your experience to guide more junior members of the team also.


Responsibility for managing the procurement process for multiple developments and also for managing supplier relationships.

You will be expected to:

  • Work alongside other departments in the Regional Business Unit to advise on costs and delivery of materials on a site-by-site basis.
  • While maintaining a high level of quality throughout, assist with the preparation of schedules and negotiate orders for materials with various external suppliers.
  • Develop the procurement strategy for approval by the Commercial team.
  • Evaluate supply markets and suppliers on a regional, national and international basis and implement supplier performance measurement systems.
  • Monitor our invoicing procedures and resolve any issues.
  • Monitor and evaluate our stock, the quality of materials and the performance of our subcontractors.
  • Management and communications of National Agreements to the Business Unit.
  • Wide understanding of best practice procurement tools and techniques.
  • A strong knowledge and appreciation of UK building regulations and health and safety requirements within the industry.
  • Strong experience in the procurement and purchase of subcontractors, materials and plants.
  • Working knowledge of contract law.
  • Articulate, numerate, analytical with strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent IT skills.
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