buyer in maidstone

07 January 2019
matt jasper, randstad cpe
job type
£ 200 - £ 220 per day
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maidstone, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 200 - £ 220 per day
reference number
matt jasper, randstad cpe
0162 235 7230
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job description

Buyer Needed in Mid Kent.

We are looking for a Buyer experienced with residential material buying. Are you a Buyer looking for a new contract in Kent? We have a new freelance Buyer vacancy with a great company available.

* Job title: Buyer
* Location: Mid-Kent
* Start date: January 2019
* Duration: 6 months
* Day rate: £200 - £220 per day (dependent upon experience)
* Randstad CPE contact: Matt Jasper (Maidstone branch)

The company

A residential developer operating across the UK that builds everything from apartments and starter homes through to five and six bedroom family houses. Offering smaller schemes of around 100 dwellings up to urban extensions with thousands of homes and supporting infrastructure. They also work with local authorities to provide high quality, affordable housing.

The role

Due to a large increase in contracts awarded across the Southern Home Counties the need has arisen to recruit for a freelance materials Buyer to support the procurement team.

The role will be fast paced and time sensitive, reflective of the construction industry's project nature.

Day to day you will operate with minimal supervision and perform a range of duties:

* Preparation of request for proposal and quotations.
* Evaluation of supplier responses.
* Commercial supplier checks.
* Negotiations.
* Liaise with sites to assist with the resolution of supply issues.

About you

* Previous experience of procurement processes ideally within a construction environment.
* Demonstrate a proven track record in negotiation and process compliance.
* Previous experience working as a Buyer for a residential developer is desirable but not essential.
* Hard working and keen to impress.
* Access to your own vehicle would be beneficial due to the location of the office.
* Right to work in the UK and documentation to back this.
* Driven and able to work to deadlines.

What to do next

If you feel this role meets your expectations please click apply and upload your latest cv. If you are seeking a new role in the future please feel free to contact Randstad CPE's Maidstone branch for a confidential discussion where we can provide advice, assistance with training and update you on our latest vacancies.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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