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Construction Buyer

Zoek Pin - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

£45000.00 - £45000.00 PerAnnum

Permanent (Full time)

Job Description We are looking for a proactive experienced buyer with groundworks/civil engineering experience to join our growing team in Hertfordshire.

Is your CV ready? If so, and you’re confident this is the role for you, make sure to apply asap.

You must be a self starter and have the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.

Description Your role will include but it not limited to: Pricing up all materials included in project plans and drawings.

Getting quotes for and procuring construction plant and equipment for purchase and hire.

Researching, potential suppliers and new products.

Gathering, quotes from supplier's negotiating on price and lead times ensuring that they are competitive Keeping detailed records and maintaining a well-organised work schedule.

Raising purchase orders in accordance with procurement schedules and requests Regularly assessing the reliability of suppliers.

Effectively manage the flow of materials with the suppliers Ensuring all the materials and service comply with Health and Safety regulations and standards.

Giving indicative pricing to the project estimator for individual and multiple items Working closely with the estimator during the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided.

Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable terms possible with suppliers once a contract has been secured.

Requirements: The ideal person will have: Excellent communication and organisational skills.

Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role Construction and groundworks buying experience Be IT literate with experience of using costing/ordering software.

Understanding of construction and civils materials.

Strong negotiation skills Budgeting skills Have your own transport and be within a 30mmin drive to Borehamwood and Hertford (we are moving to Hertford next year)

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