Originally from Glasgow, Brian moved to London in 2007 to pursue a career in recruitment as a trainee and has worked his way up to Managing Consultant. Brian joined CSC Recruitment in February 2008 and is a well-respected member of the freelance team having built some excellent relationships working with both main and fit out contractors.
Salary: £250 - £300 per annum
Title: Freelance Buyer
Company Overview: My client is a medium sized subcontractor who has recently partnered with a housing association to move into their own developments. They currently have 5 live projects in London and the home counties and are looking to expand their team based in increased work load
Your main responsibilities:
Ensure materials required for projects are provided on time & within budget
Unlock value within the supply chain through proactive procurement
Identify potential suppliers and new products
Continually drive efficiencies through effective negotiation
Keep detailed records and maintain well‐organised work schedules
Deal effectively with challenges that may arise with suppliers and the flow of materials
Effectively utilise cost reports to maximise efficiency within the business and supply chain
Attend adhoc meetings offsite at project locations, offices and suppliers.
Ideally you will have previous construction or engineering industry experience in a buying, procurement or supply chain role. If you have any form of industry experience which may not be necessarily a supply chain background this will also be considered.
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Have a keen eye for detail and ability to act on initiative
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Give us a call on 0207 002 7878 or drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can arrange a time that is good for you. If you decide after our conversation that you are happy where you are, then we absolutely understand.