Senior Buyer (Subcontracts)

Senior Buyer (Subcontracts)

Industry: Construction & Facilities Management
Salary: + Car / Allowance, Healthcare, Pension
Location: Birmingham
Reference: AR-A5004

Our client is looking to recruit a SENIOR BUYER to be head office based; the main aim of this role is to manage procurement activity across a portfolio of subcontract services.

This role will involve cradle to grave management within your portfolio of subcontractors, you will be responsible for identifying new subcontractors, all strategic contract negotiations together with managing the performance of those contracts operationally.

Our client is a top 10 construction contractor who has recently won a number of high profile public and private projects; they employ over 10,000 people and have a multibillion turnover.


Most suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate:

- Strong subcontract negotiation skills from any sector of construction, civil engineering or facilities management
- Ability to manage multiple projects in line with procurement strategy
- Strong supplier engagement, contract negotiation and supplier performance management skills
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management sills
- MCIPS or degree would be beneficial


Key duties and responsibilities will include:

- Provide an efficient and effective subcontract procurement service to project teams
- Work with operational team to deliver project requirements in line with procurement strategy
- Assist the bid teams from a supply chain perspective
- Manage the negotiation of contracts for subcontract services
- Supplier relationship and performance management initiatives
- Deliver significant cost reductions against project budgets


For further vacancy information or to apply directly please contact Adam Richardson on 0113 302 3030, or email:


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Job Type : Permanent

Location : Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Derby, Leicester, Coventry

Salary : Up to 45,000

Date Advertised : 24 Jan 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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