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Senior Buyer

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At Bellway we recognise that people are the key to our success, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that values and respects difference combined with creating a safe and inclusive working environment for all colleagues. This means we are positive about making adjustments as well as providing flexible working and we would be happy to talk to you about how this could work for you. There is an exciting opportunity to join Bellway, one of the UK’s largest house builders. Our Manchester Division, is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer to join the Division’s Commercial department. The Role Reporting to the Commercial Director, the role of Senior Buyer supports with the day to day management of procurement costs for the division, compliance with group purchasing arrangements, collection of rebates and the setting and monitoring of materials budgets to deliver the business unit output in the most timely, efficient and cost effective manner possible. Principal accountabilities of the role include: Ensuring competitive procurement of materials and plant as dictated by individual project specifications Administering and assist with monitoring of Material Rebate claims Monitoring supplier performance Preparing Contract Material Budget Monitoring and reporting on Material Budget as contract progresses Issuing tender enquiries and analysing quotations Preparing material take-off from contract drawings Preparing material schedules on Excel for supplier and site use Production of computer generated Purchase Orders Issuing orders to enable waste management systems to be implemented on sites Collating and submitting statistical analysis as required Experience, Qualifications and Skills Experience Previously held Buying role with knowledge of take offs, schedules and budgets required Qualifications and Training Current CSCS card or equivalent GCSE English and Mathematics grade A-C/4+ or equivalent Skills and Aptitude Strong communication and listening skills Excellent attention to detail Ability to work on own as well as part of a team IT literate, proficient in MS Word and Excel with the ability to adapt to new systems Ability to work to deadlines under pressure Able to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders at all levels Committed to diversity and inclusion The Role and Working Conditions Willing to be flexible in respect to day to day duties and hours worked Office based role, with travel within the Divisional area Ability to travel to development sites as and when required Please note this role is subject to a basic DBS and financial pre-employment checks In return we can offer you: Competitive salary Competitive car allowance Optional salary sacrifice car scheme Competitive annual bonus Contributory pension scheme 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays Holiday purchase scheme Access to discounts and benefits portal ShareSave Scheme Cycle to Work Scheme Life assurance We reserve the right to close this vacancy if a large volume of applications is received.

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