• Senior Buyer – Construction Industry – BA460

    Our well-established and expanding client based in Barnwood, Gloucester have a new opportunity for an Experienced Buyer to join their fun and friendly team on a permanent basis.

    The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of both the purchasing process, strategic sourcing and supply chain. You will also have a talent in negotiation with exceptional networking and communication skills. Previous construction industry experience is vital.

    Key Responsibilities;

    - Lead negotiations to implement cost reductions before new project start and support cost savings initiatives.

    - Planning and implementing negotiation strategies, utilizing leverage, identifying the risk and developing options to close agreements successfully.

    -Responsible for contacting suppliers and resolve high level issues regarding price, quality, delivery or payment.

    - Responsible for ensuring continued supplier performance (delivery, cost, quality, responsiveness).

    - Produce, maintain and manage procurement schedules throughout the project team to ensure key deliverable dates are met.

    - Working with key stakeholders to reduce costs, improve processes and manage suppliers.

    - Challenge supplier cost increases and proposed changes of terms & conditions to ensure that the company is receiving the best possible commercial proposals.

    - Ensuring that the procurement of parts and services are carried out as required in good time.


    Candidate Attributes;

    - CIPS qualification (or equivalent)

    - Minimum of 3 years in a similar role

    - Previous construction industry experience

    - Robust communication and negotiation skills

    - Capacity to solve problems, analyse data and apply information


    Hours; Monday to Friday – 8am – 5pm


    Salary; Up to £35,000 per annum + £3,000 Bonus

Working Hours

Monday to Friday – 8am – 5pm

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