Buyer: Sub- Contract Specialist

  • Location:

    South West England, England

  • Sector:

    Technical & Engineering

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Zahra Anwar

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    11/11/2019 16:49:36

Buyer : Sub-contract specialist - Bristol or Cardiff - £40k + Flexible hours + Bonus

We are working with a leading global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in building management, fire and security, HVAC and energy storage.

They are looking for a Buyer to join their team. The Buyer role consists of sub-contract labour procurement activities across variable categories, such as installation, pipework, electrical panels. The Buyer will be responsible for sub-contractor management and negotiations for sub-contract orders for projects.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Purchases complex sub-contract works for projects from established tender standards, within defined budgets
  • Obtains quotations and negotiates with sub-contractors on cost, service and assists to ensure technical compliance on purchased installation contracts
  • Plans and prioritises activities
  • Liaise with sub-contractors for special equipment configurations as needed, assist with calculation and negotiation of all costs
  • Collects, analyses and recommends solutions to quality
  • Advises management of improvements and changes e.g price and marketing changes.
  • Manages and builds strong relationships with internal stakeholders

Essential Experience:

  • Three to five years experience in an equivalent professional purchasing position within Construction or HVAC, fire and security industries, with knowledge of Service and installation projects.
  • Degree or equivalent through experience
  • Suitable knowledge of purchasing practices
  • CIPS qualified or studying towards
  • Management/working with subcontractors (electrical or mechanical) is a must.

You will be part of a global leading company who offer various benefit packages and who also believe strongly in career progression and employee satisfaction. If you feel you are a suitable candidate meeting all of the above requirements, then please click the link below to apply!

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