Buyer – Construction

Location UK / Newry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £30000 - 40000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1360846

 Job Description

A leading contractor currently has a requirement for a Buyer to join their Procurement Team.

Top Tier Contractor Excellent Team Environment

Your new company
Hays Recruitment have been retained by a leading contractor in their recruitment of a Buyer. The Newry-based construction company has been delivering world class building projects throughout the UK and Ireland for 45 years. This Award Winning contractor has an annual turnover in excess of £150m and specialises in a range of high end development schemes, including Education, Health, Sports, Retail, Commercial and Student Accommodation. This contractor operates at the cutting edge of the construction industry with an unrivalled knowledge of building techniques and a fierce commitment to meet the demands and challenges of the 21st century.

Your new role
Our client requires a procurement specialist to join their procurement team and assess requirements for materials on a range of projects. You will be responsible for the procurement of material for a variety of projects across the UK and Ireland worth up to £50m. Additionally you will liaise with the surveying and site teams to arrange the delivery of the materials in line with the programme of the project. This is an office based role and you will report directly to the Procurement Manager.

What you’ll need to succeed
You will have a third level degree in a construction related discipline, and will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in procurement for a main contractor. As you will be required to work as part of a team, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary. You will also be able to demonstrate impressive negotiation skills accompanied with the ability to work on your own initiative.

What you’ll get in return
This is a unique, new procurement position with a highly reputable, progressive and expanding main contractor within Northern Ireland. The successful candidate will receive a competitive package, a contributory pension scheme and 29 days annual leave.

What you need to do now
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