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Assistant Buyer

Reference

14219

Sector

Build

Salary

£25,000 to £35,000 Per Annum

Benefits

Package

Town/City

BL6 6HG

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

10/06/2022

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The Company:



We are working with a growing Regional Building Contractor who have grown consistently over the last few years and are capable of taking on construction projects valued up to £4 Million for a varied client base which are almost exclusively based in the North West of England.



They are privately owned, profitable and are active in a number of market sectors including; education, healthcare, extra care, residential, commercial and industrial.



They secure work through a number of key regional procurement frameworks and good relationships with private clients.



This a new role as one of their guys is being promoted into a new role.



The Role:



You will ordinarily be office based but will be required to visit sites, suppliers etc. across the region too.



General responsibilities will include the following;



•    Research and contact new suppliers initiating business relationships and partnerships

•    Negotiate new contracts including rebates

•    Have overall control for ordering materials and plant

•    Risk management

•    Initiate spending controls where required

•    Work closely with other departments putting in place and following robust processes and procedures that aid rather than hinder the construction business



You:



They would like to recruit an experienced Assistant Buyer or Buyer who has worked in a similar role within construction.



You will have a good understanding of material and plant prices and ideally a network of contacts to benchmark against. They have a good supply chain currently and are open to bringing new suppliers on board too.



You'll need to be IT Literate and be able to interpret and analyse data.



You will need a Full UK Driving Licence.



Rewards: 



This is a great opportunity to make a significant difference to this organisation.



The opportunity to work with a friendly, forward thinking contractor, who have an excellent reputation for how they treat their staff and provide a great environment to work in.



Working with leading industry professionals who have joined the business in recent years from leading Tier 1 and 2 contractors.



You will receive a good salary package with wide ranging benefits.

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