Senior Buyer - Housing

Full Time
Job Sector:
Property / Lettings / Surveying
South Wales
Salary description:
£35000 - £50000/ annum
Start Date:
Job Ref:


Senior Buyer


£35,000 - £50,000

The Company:

We are currently searching for an experienced Senior Buyer, for our client a highly successful housing developer that has experienced steady growth and has established themselves as a leading name in the Residential market. Their projects are all based in the Cardiff area, making this a great opportunity for a Senior Buyer in the area looking for a local opportunity. We are looking for a passionate Senior Buyer with a strong track record in delivering exceptional projects on time and on budget.

Role duties:

Support the procurement and implementation of group sourcing arrangements.
Support the Lead Buyers as required with regards to efficient and effective plant and material purchasing function for the group
Actively contribute to enhancing group profits;
Support the strategic procurement of group sourcing arrangements;
Category Management - Support the Lead Buyer (Categories) in providing ongoing management of (in conjunction with the Lead Buying Team) on behalf of group for all strategic sourcing arrangements;
Champion the implementation of strategic sourcing arrangements across group. Track and report material and plant fluctuations.
Provide pre-tender commercial input to ensure accurate net cost estimates and competitive advantage;
Attendance and participation in Design Team Meetings to influence and steer specifications towards most commercially advantageous solutions;
Maintain and publish regular and accurate management reporting demonstrating the effectiveness of the central purchasing function and contribution to the group profit improvement / efficiency plan;
Drive the development of improved purchasing processes and procedures;
Participate and contribute to regular group purchasing meetings and forums to communicate developments, share good practice and up skill our people.
Participate in establishing the group as the industry leader in Supply Chain Management.To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes:

Educated to GCSE Standard (or equivalent) including English and Maths
Good level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Office
Good negotiation skills
Have excellent communication and problem solving skillsLinsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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