Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: HQ00020236
Contact Name: Andy Tubb
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

We are seeking to appoint a professional Buyer who has a minimum of 4 years experience within the Construction or Engineering sectors.

Duties to include;

Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the Health & Safety department.
Advising on purchasing policy, strategy and planning
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;
Compliance with corporate governance and procedures;
Work within established procedures specific to the Procurement function;
Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives;
Ensure best practise is adopted and knowledge is shared

The organisation has enjoyed a good level of success over the last few years and further ambitious plans for growth are in play to drive further expansion into target markets.

You will be part or fully qualified CIPS or equivalent.