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Materials Buyer (House Building) - South West London

Professional & technical Vacancies South West London - Materials Buyer (House Building) - South West London

  • Ref No:
    VAC-18525
  • Location:
    South West London
  • Industry:
    Professional & technical
  • Type:
    Contract
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Hourly Rate:
    £55.00
Vacancy Description:

Our client is a London based developer who operate across multiple sectors. They have an enviable property portfolio which includes residential, commercial and hotels. They are looking for an experienced Senior Materials Buyer that has extensive experience working on new build residential developments for a reputable house builder. The Senior Buyer will need to have excellent commercial knowledge and a very good understanding of residential buildings, and also be able to critique designs and drawings to identify problems.

Senior Buyer Responsibilities:
- To procure all products for our construction programme
- Challenge designers to ensure products are economically available
- Identify all factors driving increased procurement cost to enable cost/value judgements to be made
- Negotiate aggressively and innovatively to obtain best price
- Contract negotiation and implementation
- Negotiate volume discount agreements
- Manage designers
- Extensive experience working on new build residential developments for a reputable house builder
- Excellent commercial knowledge
- Outstanding negotiation skills
- Great understanding of residential buildings
- Ability to critique designs and drawings to identify problems
- Able to commute to South West London on a daily basis

If you are a Senior Materials Buyer with the right experience and you would like to apply for this role, please apply with your updated CV for the attention of Joe Ruby to professional@uklgroup.com

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