Buyer

Location
Sheffield
Salary
GBP25000 - GBP35000 per annum +
Posted
19 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Ref
13897188/001
Contact
Conor Hayden
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Due to a site relocation I am recruiting a new and exciting role as Buyer within a well-known construction business in the Sheffield area. Below are the two main purposes of the role.

  • Provide a professional, efficient and effective material scheduling / purchasing function for the group
  • Support the implementation and on-going management of group sourcing arrangements.

Client Details

The client I am representing are a leading provider in professional services, a business who believe in innovation, they have gained recognition on a National scale. Following a recent relocation I am now recruiting a Buyer to join their site in Sheffield.

Description

As the Buyer you will have responsibility over Procurement Support Assistants and as a team will provide support to senior management, playing a vital role within the businesses overall strategy. You will be expected to develop relationships between suppliers, and negotiate contracts to improve cost efficiencies.

Profile

The successful Buyer ideally have some of the following key skills and qualities.

  • Construction related qualification (ONC / HNC). Have or working towards professional procurement qualification
  • Previous purchasing experience within a similar industry i.e. construction, civil engineering
  • Able to supervise and manage others
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Knowledge of best practice supply chain management tools
  • Strong industry and sector knowledge
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to build strong relations internally and externally
  • Problem solver
  • CIPS qualified or studying towards

Job Offer

Salary negotiable on experience

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