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Construction Buyer

Coventry, West Midlands

£50000 - £55000/annum pension


Construction Buyer

£55,000 + Package

Hybrid role 2 days at home and 3 days in the Coventry office / Site

Construction Developer

The company

A leading developer that develops, owns and operates in the luxury student accommodation sector are looking to recruit a construction buyer to join the existing procurement team.


The Construction Buyer will have a vast experience in procuring both sub-contractors and materials.

Buyer role

Ensure materials are delivered to sites in line with site programmes and specification and are purchased at competitive prices.

Produce site specific material schedules

Collate documentation and issue material tender enquires for new sites/phases.

Assess and compare material quotations.

Process new material orders.

Process site purchase orders for replacement materials and assist in production of monthly reports detailing expenditure.

Research new products.

Continually monitor material lead times, keeping build and site managers informed, instigate forward material allocation when necessary.

Organise site call-offs.

Responsible for all buying (Reporting to the company procurement manager)

Agree terms deals

Preparation for proposals and quotations

Compiling data relating to supplier responses

Carrying out supplier evaluations

Conducting negotiations to enable the shortlisting of suppliers, for designated procurement exercises

Supporting final negotiations with selected suppliers

Maintaining a healthy trading relationship with suppliers

Provide regular reports on procurement / supplier performance

Meet with suppliers to build relationships

Establish long term supplier relationships with focus on value for money

The ability to communicate effectively across all levels.Skills/Experience

To be considered you will need.

Have experience working as a buyer in the construction industry ideally with previous experience working on multi occupancy residential and accommodation would be an advantage but not essential.

Highly organised with a logical approach

Be a team player and able to train and support others

Project & time management with close attention to detail

Have strong commercial awareness

Good IT knowledgeBENEFITS:

25 days annual leave plus 7 bank holidays (excluding summer bank holiday due to our busy period)

Birthday bonus (additional day off on your birthday)

Long Service annual leave accrual

Enhanced Christmas Leave - Not taken from annual entitlement

Employee assistance programme

Annual Salary Reviews

Bonus Scheme

Flexibility to work from home when not required in the office or on site

Free access to onsite car parkTo apply please send you CV to - (url removed)


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