Buyer (Newry) - Down

Competitive - Bid, Estimating & Buying
Ref: 381 Date Posted: Wednesday 06 May 2020
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New opportunity for a Construction Buyer in Newry. Must have a minimum 3 years buying experience in the construction industry to be considered for this position.


Buyer (Newry)

INFORM3 is delighted to announce a new opportunity for a Construction Buyer in Newry. The position is with a highly reputable, medium sized building contractor who has grown steadily over the last 20 years. At present the Contractor builds projects up to the value of £30M including; Healthcare, Education, Residential, Restoration and Fit-out. The Buyer will join the in-house Construction team and will be responsible for the management, control and monitoring of specific purchasing and buying activities, ensuring that the Company’s aims and targets are achieved. The ideal applicant should have experience within a similar role and working within a fast-paced environment, preferably dealing with large scale building projects. The successful applicant will work closely with the senior commercial employees and play an integral role across potentially award winning projects as well. Highly competitive salary and package.

Buyer Duties

  • Negotiating prices and terms with suppliers, getting the best deal and maintaining that throughout the relationship.
  • Assisting Contracts Managers & Surveyors with obtaining prices and supplier knowledge
  • Ordering Materials with suppliers and Merchants
  • Organising and confirming delivery dates and time scales
  • Obtaining quotations from existing approved suppliers
  • Purchase order generation and schedule review
  • General administration duties

Buyer Experience

  • Personal communication skills to deal effectively, efficiently and appropriately with tasks in hand either written or verbal.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within the construction industry as a buyer or assistant buyer.
  • Demonstrate initiative, good at problem solving and prioritisation of workload.
  • Ability to maintain electronic and paper administrative and information systems.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Previous experience within Construction sector is essential.

For more information feel free to contact Diarmaid Fee 02830898345 / 015314886

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