Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South West England
REF: 122475
Job Published: over 4 years ago
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join a leading construction business within the Gloucester area.

The role will involve:

  • • Liaising and communicating between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;
  • • Developing market knowledge and contacts for new products and services;
  • • Identifying potential suppliers;
  • • Ensuring Procedures are followed by all parties and recording non-compliance;
  • • Producing reports and statistics using computer software as required;
  • • Evaluate and collate all necessary information to produce comprehensive enquiry packages;
  • • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors;
  • • Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress;
  • • Ensure all subcontracts and Materials are procured at the best value and quality and delivered on time;
  • • Processing payments and invoices queries;
  • • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future; 
  • • Checking costs, quality and levels of service;
  • • Attending and contributing to meetings;
  • • Visiting sites and suppliers as necessary;
  • • Assisting and helping the work of other members of staff; 
  • • Work within established procedures specific to the Procurement function; 
  • • Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives; 
  • • Ensure best practice is adopted and knowledge is shared 

To be considered for this role the candidate will have:

  • Will be able to demonstrate minimum 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Although not essential a member or studying towards CIPS would be beneficial.