job / buyer subcontract east central scotland fife 4284
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Buyer - Sub-Contract - Fife

Competitive + Car Allowance - Construction & Facilities Management - Procurement
Ref: 4284 Date Posted: Friday 25 Jan 2019
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Lusona Consultancy are working with an established UK House Builder.  Due to retirement they are looking to appoint an experienced Buyer to join their regional Purchasing Team.

The Buyer will be responsible for all Sub-Contract requirements for the active sites and they will develop and build strong relationships with Sub-Contract Suppliers.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Source the best value materials, plant, service and sub-contractors
  • Manage the pre-qualification and approved supplier/contractors list
  • Represent the Commercial Team at project meetings and pre-start meetings
  • Liaise with Group Procurement to ensure regional compliance
  • Obtaining quotes and negotiating best pricing with suppliers
  • Monitor the performance of suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ensure terms of supplier agreements are fully met in terms of quality, delivery and price
  • Ensure material schedules are in place for all house types

Experience and knowledge for the role:

  • Proven experience of working in a similar Buyers role within House Building or Construction
  • Background of purchasing sub-contractor requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build key relationships
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Highly organised, articulate and numerate
  • Experience of COINS would be highly advantageous

Our client is offering a competitive salary, car allowance and generous benefits package for the successful candidate.