Job Overview


£40,000 – £45,000 + Package


Our Client, a Greater Manchester based new build and fit out contractor specialising in the UK leisure industry, are looking for an Buyer to join their team.

The Buyer will work on refurbishment and new build / fit-out contracts, often requiring major structural alterations to a high standard, working with their clients to make the best use of their budgets.

Projects include sensitive listed buildings, shopping centre developments and airports.

Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be based at head office and work with the estimating and production teams in tender buying as well as scheme delivery.

Your main duties as a Buyer will be;

* Provision of feedback /reports to the Managing Buyer/Project Team for projects under his/her control, as to progress of procurement and results against buying allowances.

* Active participation in team meetings, end of contract reviews, sub-contractor performance reviews, etc and promotion of a robust cost base/subcontractor supplier database.

* Liaison/negotiation with suppliers to achieve best value, delivery, performance, and payment terms.

* Assisting the Commercial Director in best practice through the supply chain.

* Assisting the process of timely and accurate scheduling of materials in accordance with site requirements.

* Ensuring that the administration of purchase orders is at all times optimised in particular that; requisition, authorisation and goods received processes are robustly applied.

* Orders are placed in a timely fashion in accordance with the agreed procurement/production programme.

* Order documentation is appropriate to the main contract and that disputes are avoided and/or managed appropriately.

* Ensuring Specifications are complied with fully on each project under his/her control to minimise risk to the Company, or ensure changes are properly authorised & publicised to necessary parties, both internal & external

* Risk is suitably dissipated by allocation as appropriate to the Sub trader, including but not limited to re-measurement/quantitative, warranty/guarantee, design, contractual risks, etc.

* Providing effective market intelligence to Managing Buyer/Estimating function/production teams, etc.

* Supporting the Region’s bid programme including Quality Submission involvement together with Subcontract enquiries/analyses/recommendations.

* Progressing invoice queries in a timely fashion in liaison with the accounts function and other disciplines as appropriate, ensuring trends are identified and corrective action taken


Oldham, Greater Manchester

Full Time


Job Detail
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