Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: HQ00020242
Contact Name: Vildan Cifci
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Our client is a globally recognised infrastructure specialist, they are actively seeking a Buyer to join their team in London. The main purpose of the Buyer role is to take on responsibility for the provision of buying / purchasing functions within a specified region, ensuring best delivery is maintained.

Key Duties:

  • Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
  • Aiding Group Head of Procurement, Plant & Transport and 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.

To Qualify

  • Degree qualified
  • CSCS (Black / Gold)
  • Full Clean Driving Licence


  • Minimum 4 years Buying experience
  • Experience within a construction/engineering or similar background
  • Literate and Numerate with proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other office applications.