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Buyer (Construction)

Job description

Excellent opportunity for a Construction Buyer to join a well-established family feel housing developer in a brand new role for the company with the opportunity to develop the commercial department and progress your career in a role with autonomy alongside a great salary and package.

On offer is the chance to join a successful, expanding company in a role that you can make your own. As the sole buyer of the company you have the opportunity to make the role your own, grow the commercial department and use your knowledge and skill to aid in the development of the company whilst progressing to senior positions.

This respectable company are a regional housing developer and construction company with a strong reputation as a quality housing provider and construction contractor. Despite the pandemic they have had great turnover, staff retention and are at an exciting stage of growth within the company. Having more than doubled turnover in the last year they are now looking to double again by the end of 2023 and expand as a company. With 100% of their projects this year focused on housing development they are now looking for a construction buyer to join the company in a newly created role.

In this role you will be based from the office just outside of Shrewsbury acting as a Buyer for multiple housing developments across Shropshire. You will be responsible for purchase of all necessary materials for sites ranging from 30 to 100 units, for formulating long term purchase strategies and utilising your negotiation skills to retain the best market rate for all materials. You will need to have experience buying within the construction sector, an up to date understanding of the construction market with knowledge on modern methods of construction and building regulations and be able to interpret design specifications and drawings.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Construction Buyer to join an exciting business in a role with autonomy, progression opportunities and the chance to build a department whilst receiving a generous salary and package.

The Role:

  • Construction Buyer
  • Independent housing developer
  • Purchase strategies and negotiation for materials
  • Shrewsbury based office


The Person:

  • Construction background
  • Understanding of the buying role and construction methods/regulations
  • Able to negotiate and interpret design specifications and drawings
  • Looking for progression and autonomy



Reference Number: 142057

To apply for this role or for to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Abigail Foley at Rise Technical Recruitment.

This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.