Regional Buyer

L&Q West Ham a month ago

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Ham Lane office, Stratford
Persona: Agile
Salary: £32,000 - £38,000 depending upon skills and experience
Closing date for completed applications:
Interviews will be held on:

Due to COVID19, colleagues in eligible roles are currently working from home in line with government guidelines

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated

Role Profile - Regional Buyer

An opportunity has arisen for a proactive Regional Buyer to join our Development Division working alongside our Regional Commercial team.

Duties will be varied and will include:

  • Placing orders via requisitions & set procurement schedules.

  • Managing material procurement databases, schedules, templates.

  • Budget reporting against orders placed.

  • Monitoring current supplier framework agreements.

  • Regular supplier performance review.

  • Invoice resolution & account queries.

You will be working alongside the commercial team in the Region buying construction materials and plant as required for our new build residential developments.

In addition, you will be expected to work closely with the estimating, technical and construction personnel, attending project and pre-contract meetings as required. Ideally you will have previous purchasing experience with a residential main contractor.

You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as an enthusiastic approach to negotiations as this role will involve close interaction with suppliers and manufacturers.

If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people’s lives, then please apply without delay.

COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.

At the foundation of everything that we do are our corporate values and associated behaviours. Our organisational behavioural framework outlines the core expectations of all employees, which should be demonstrated at all times when representing L&Q. More information about L&Q’s values can be found on our website and a copy of our behavioural framework can be provided on request.