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Sarah-Jane Bradish

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Senior Project Buyer

£50,000 - £60,000 pa

City of London, London, UK


Ref: SJB2005

Plus Benefits

Date Advertised:20th May 2020

Start Date:19th June 2020

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Buyer to work for a M&E Contractor.

The Senior Buyer's role is to ensure that the supply chain required for each project, are assigned approved suppliers in-line with project budgets and forecasts. This is an integral role within the Company to ensure profitability of the projects are maintained. The Senior Buyer is responsible for ensuring that projects have the most cost effective and fit-for-purpose materials and supply chain.

The Senior Buyer will carry out the following duties:

Ensure that all relevant purchasing requisitions are being delivered through the day to day actions of the project team.

  • Ensure that key governance aspects are adhered to for Procurement processes and procedure.
  • Ensure required purchasing documentation is produced and approved at the appropriate levels
  • Record and report savings in accordance with established guidelines
  • Capture and contribute to lessons learned to ensuring changes are applied to the next project
  • Undertake all purchasing aspects for the Project
  • Engage and communicate efficiently with internal customers and other functions as necessary in executing Project activities
  • Maintain an ethical approach to tasks and relationships in accordance with relevant company policies.
  • Conduct regular review meetings with the Project Managers to ensure alignment, including a review of ongoing activities
  • Create, develop and agree Pricing Schedules and payment terms for the project supply chain
  • Monitor Project supply chain performance
  • Agree terms and conditions for suppliers and negotiate correct payment terms
  • Managing notification of delay to site delivery and feedback to site for any costs incurred

Ensure any contractual changes are picked up and amended in the purchase order

You will:

  • Have previous experience working in a senior buyer position
  • Experience of working within the construction/infrastructure industry
  • Qualification within Purchasing, or equivalent

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • Commercially astute

    Strong negotiation skills

    Strong communication and presentation skills

    Interpersonal skills at all organisational levels, internal and external.

    Strong analytical skills

    The ability to be work flexibly to meet project demands

Please submit your CV if you feel you are interested in this position and have the required experience and skill set


McGinley CEP Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 7216155. Registered office: 56 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1DB.

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