Buyer - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (New Build Housing) (VAC-05) City Of Manchester, England

Salary: GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum + car/allowance + package

Buyer - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (Up to £45,000 + Car Allowance + Company Perks)


About the Company

A UK leading house builder is currently looking to recruit a Buyer for their Manchester office on a 12 Month Contract. With a number of developments across the UK and plenty in the pipeline, this would be a great chance for an experienced buyer to have longevity within a position with a reputable company.


About the role

  • Providing prices for all materials included in plans and drawings.
  • Identifying potential suppliers and new products.
  • Contacting suppliers and subcontractors to obtain quotations and agree delivery times.
  • Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials.
  • Ensuring compliance with the safety, health and environment requirements of materials and services.
  • Providing advice to the project QS's on the cost of individual items.
  • Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure accurate costs on the project.
  • Preparing and maintaining cost reports in order to maximise efficiency within the business.
  • Negotiating and agreeing the most favourable terms possible with suppliers once a contract has been secured.


You will need

  • Previous experience as a Buyer, Senior Buyer or Purchase Manager working on housing projects.
  • Experience with material s procurement and subcontract experience.
  • Good knowledge of house types (Traditional & Timber frame)


In Return

  • Possibility of a permanent position.
  • Salary, car allowance & company perks.
  • Part of an experienced, growing team with a leading house builder.