Senior Buyer (House Building) – High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
UCA Consulting
Anywhere
2h ago

Senior Buyer (House Building) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

£55,000 £65,000 + Car / Car Allowance + Benefits

Our client, one of the most recognised residential house building developers within the house building industry, is looking for further support in the form of a permanent Senior Buyer.

This is a fantastic opportunity for either an established senior buyer or potentially a buyer ready to take that next step up into management, to join a forward thinking organisation that is forecasting to double in size over the next two years.

  • Key Responsibilities;
  • Assist with the preparation of building budgets..
  • Value engineering of drawings to ensure the proposals / details are practical and economic.
  • Take off materials and prepare schedules for ordering purposes.
  • Prepare material enquiries and send out for pricing in accordance with Procurement Schedules to meet the build programme.
  • Obtain competitive prices for materials.
  • Tender Comparison to ensure quotes are fully inclusive and prepare recommendation.
  • Place orders using computerised system.
  • Place orders with suppliers in accordance with the agreed terms and conditions.
  • Ensure suppliers are suitable and adequate for the work to be carried out.
  • Prepare bi-monthly cost reports for surveyors detailing all cost moves within the period and providing projected cost to complete.
  • Approve suppliers invoices for payment and resolve any queries.
  • Assist / control resolution of any building legal matters involving suppliers.
  • Provide material cost advice for surveyor regarding variations / additional items.
  • Assist with the development of Buyers & other members of the Commercial team.
  • Comply with Company controls, regulations and systems.
  • Keep up to date with current building products / techniques.
  • Liaising with internal divisions regarding samples i.e. bricks, roof tiles etc
  • The successful candidate will have the following qualities;
  • Previous main contractor, House building experience
  • Currently a Senior Buyer, or can show they are ready to take the next step up
  • Private house building background
  • Commercial awareness
  • Knowledge of best practice supply chain management tools
  • Strong industry and sector knowledge
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Team orientated / promotes teamwork
  • Knowledge of COINS desirable
  • Package;
  • Competitive salary (dependant on experience)
  • Car or allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Laptop / Mobile
  • Healthcare (personal)
  • Discretionary Bonus (annual)
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