Our client is looking for a permanent construction Buyer to work from their offices in the heart of Liverpool City centre. The role of Buyer is needed to support existing commercial team and deliver cost savings, on numerous vertical civil markets.
Pre-construction involvement in design meetings, product selection, obtaining quotations for cost certainty, supply chain development.
Post contract duties include setting up supply chains for both material & subcontract packages, timely and effective processing of requisitions, material order negotiation and placement, maintaining of tracking documents, maintenance of purchasing database, continuous assessment of suppliers and subcontractors to pre-agreed KPI's.
Identify risk and set in place strategy for management and minimisation of risks at task level.
Tendering, negotiation and placement of sub-contract orders, chairing meetings when relevant, management and resourcing of suppliers and sub-contractors.
Composing tender lists and action all tendering requirements from feasibility through to implementation.
Comparison and analysing tender returns and making recommendations on awarding work.
Involvement in pre-contract negotiation with subcontractors, involving construction and commercial team members.
The ideal candidate would be expected to demonstrate a clear understanding of the construction management role, procurement and management of subcontractors. You will also and have a proven track record of hitting targets and achieving high scores in health and safety and environmental management.
Proven track record working for a regional / National contractor
Confident in the use of IT packages and open to learning new systems
Excellent team working skills
Excellent communication skills
Self-motivation with energy and drive
Excellent IT skills Committed and pro-active with adherence to quality
Previous experience of sub-contract procurement
Previous experience of working for a main contractor
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For your skills and experience they can offer an excellent salary of £48,000 - £54,000 + Package which includes an excellent Bonus Scheme.
For more information call Carl Bennion on 07359134507 for a confidential chat between the hours of 6.00AM – 6.00PM or just click 'Apply Now' and send your CV.
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Commercial & Build
£41k - £60k