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Buyer

Location: Isle of Wight Salary: Attractive Salary + Excellent Package!
Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Type: Permanent
Contact: Paul Napper Job Published: 26 days ago

Buyer

Isle of Wight

**Attractive Salary + Package**

We are currently recruiting for a major contractor who are in need of a Buyer, they are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Buyer that takes pride in their work with previous experience of procurement within a Construction, Highways or Civil Engineering industry, ability to identify improvement opportunities and follow them through to conclusion and good level of computer literacy (MS Office applications, internet and e-mail).

What the Buyer role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Buyer will include:

  • Efficiently and effectively manage the procurement of all requirements to ensure timely delivery of services in accordance with customer orders and requirements.
  • Review, select and manage a best value, reliable and performing supplier base in accordance with customer contractual requirements and company procedures.
  • Actively represent procurement and support Procurement Manager at internal company meetings.
  • Work alongside the finance team.
  • Negotiable with key partners, suppliers and others.
  • Create purchase orders for plant / machinery, IT, protection clothing, powered tools and more.
  • Management of purchase orders.
  • Recommend and implement industry best practice approaches to material procurement.

What experience you need to be the successful Buyer:

  • Previous experience of procurement within a Construction, Highways or Civil Engineering.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver professional presentations at a senior level.
  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities and follow them through to conclusion.
  • Highly motivated and performance focused with good interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Good level of computer literacy (MS Office applications, internet and e-mail).
  • Self-motivated and eager to take on responsibility and accountability.
  • SAP experience is highly desirable.
  • A degree / HNC / ONC in a relevant sector.
  • CIPS qualification (desirable).

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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