Senior Buyer (House Building) – Reading, Berkshire

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Job ID:

1104307

Location:

Reading, Berkshire 

Category:

Construction

Salary:

55000 - 65000 per year
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Job Views:

1617

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.06.2017
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Job Description:

Senior Buyer (House Building) – Reading, Berkshire
£55,000 - £65,000 + Car / Car Allowance + Benefits
 
Our client, one of the most recognised residential house building developers within the house building industry, is looking for further support in the form of a permanent Senior Buyer.

This is a fantastic opportunity for either an established senior buyer or potentially a buyer ready to take that next step up into management, to join a forward thinking organisation that is forecasting to double in size over the next two years. 
 
Key Responsibilities;
 
  • Assist with the preparation of building budgets..
  • Value engineering of drawings to ensure the proposals / details are practical and economic.
  • Take off materials and prepare schedules for ordering purposes.
  • Prepare material enquiries and send out for pricing in accordance with Procurement Schedules to meet the build programme.
  • Obtain competitive prices for materials.
  • Tender Comparison to ensure quotes are fully inclusive and prepare recommendation.
  • Place orders using computerised system.
  • Place orders with suppliers in accordance with the agreed terms and conditions.
  • Ensure suppliers are suitable and adequate for the work to be carried out.
  • Prepare bi-monthly cost reports for surveyors detailing all cost moves within the period and providing projected cost to complete.
  • Approve suppliers invoices for payment and resolve any queries.
  • Assist / control resolution of any building legal matters involving suppliers.
  • Provide material cost advice for surveyor regarding variations / additional items.
  • Assist with the development of Buyers & other members of the Commercial team.
  • Comply with Company controls, regulations and systems.
  • Keep up to date with current building products / techniques.
  • Liaising with internal divisions regarding samples i.e. bricks, roof tiles etc
 
 
The successful candidate will have the following qualities; 

* Previous main contractor, House building experience 
* Currently a Senior Buyer, or can show they are ready to take the next step up 
* Private house building background 
* Commercial awareness 
* Knowledge of best practice supply chain management tools 
* Strong industry and sector knowledge 
* Excellent negotiation skills 
* Team orientated / promotes teamwork 
* Knowledge of COINS desirable 

Package;

* Competitive salary (dependant on experience) 
* Car or allowance
* Pension scheme 
* Laptop / Mobile 
* Healthcare (personal) 
* Discretionary Bonus (annual)
 
Company Info
UCA Consulting Talbot House Business Centre, 204-226 Imperial Drive Harrow Greater London
London, Middlesex, United Kingdom

Phone: 020 8429 5138
Web Site: http://www.ucaconsulting.co.uk

Company Profile




Company Info


UCA Consulting
Talbot House Business Centre, 204-226 Imperial Drive Harrow Greater London
London, Middlesex, United Kingdom
Phone: 020 8429 5138
Web Site: http://www.ucaconsulting.co.uk

Senior Buyer (House Building) – Reading, Berkshire

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Job ID:

1104307

Location:

Reading, Berkshire 

Category:

Construction

Salary:

55000 - 65000 per year
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

1617

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.06.2017
col-wide   

Job Description:

Senior Buyer (House Building) – Reading, Berkshire
£55,000 - £65,000 + Car / Car Allowance + Benefits
 
Our client, one of the most recognised residential house building developers within the house building industry, is looking for further support in the form of a permanent Senior Buyer.

This is a fantastic opportunity for either an established senior buyer or potentially a buyer ready to take that next step up into management, to join a forward thinking organisation that is forecasting to double in size over the next two years. 
 
Key Responsibilities;
 
  • Assist with the preparation of building budgets..
  • Value engineering of drawings to ensure the proposals / details are practical and economic.
  • Take off materials and prepare schedules for ordering purposes.
  • Prepare material enquiries and send out for pricing in accordance with Procurement Schedules to meet the build programme.
  • Obtain competitive prices for materials.
  • Tender Comparison to ensure quotes are fully inclusive and prepare recommendation.
  • Place orders using computerised system.
  • Place orders with suppliers in accordance with the agreed terms and conditions.
  • Ensure suppliers are suitable and adequate for the work to be carried out.
  • Prepare bi-monthly cost reports for surveyors detailing all cost moves within the period and providing projected cost to complete.
  • Approve suppliers invoices for payment and resolve any queries.
  • Assist / control resolution of any building legal matters involving suppliers.
  • Provide material cost advice for surveyor regarding variations / additional items.
  • Assist with the development of Buyers & other members of the Commercial team.
  • Comply with Company controls, regulations and systems.
  • Keep up to date with current building products / techniques.
  • Liaising with internal divisions regarding samples i.e. bricks, roof tiles etc
 
 
The successful candidate will have the following qualities; 

* Previous main contractor, House building experience 
* Currently a Senior Buyer, or can show they are ready to take the next step up 
* Private house building background 
* Commercial awareness 
* Knowledge of best practice supply chain management tools 
* Strong industry and sector knowledge 
* Excellent negotiation skills 
* Team orientated / promotes teamwork 
* Knowledge of COINS desirable 

Package;

* Competitive salary (dependant on experience) 
* Car or allowance
* Pension scheme 
* Laptop / Mobile 
* Healthcare (personal) 
* Discretionary Bonus (annual)