Buyer (CIPS)

Buyer (CIPS)
  • £38,000 - £42,000 per Annum
  • Contract
  • Exeter, Devon, England, UK EX1 3QD Exeter Devon GBR EX1 3QD
Job Ref: AH2376
Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
Date Added: 15 January 2022

Location: Exeter

Travel: Office based with potential for future hybrid working

Contract duration: 3 - 6 months with opportunity to go perm

Working hours: Mon - Thurs 08:30 - 17:00, Fri 08:30 - 16:00

Great opportunity for a motivated Buyer to work in Exeter. Our client is a long-term partner, and leading UK building, infrastructure, engineering and fit out company. They deliver vital projects across a range of sectors including health, education, highways, justice, defence, aviation, water and environment.

As a UK regional contractor, they provide specialist design and build capabilities and are experienced at project management and integrating all aspects of a project.

With over 130 years of experience in the construction and engineering sector, they are a trusted partner of central and local government and are used to working closely with their customers and supply chain to achieve outstanding results.


  • Working closely with the Senior buyer and purchasing administrative staff to ensure that all purchase orders are detailed in an efficient and correct manner that falls within the existing purchasing protocols and company standards.
  • Negotiating with existing and new supply chain members.
  • Updating related procurement financial data and cost reporting (COINS)
  • Ideally have experience of procuring materials from external surface, RC frame and external building fabric as well as internal fit out materials
  • Have a good understanding of current market material costs and report change in any significant cost and delivery time issues to the Senior Buyer.

Required experience:

  • Ideally from a Construction / FM / Building Services or assimilated background responsible for the procurement of building materials, plant within the construction sector


  • CIPS qualified or working towards membership.


  • COINS - Essential
  • SAP - Ideal
  • Excel (Proficient)
  • Outlook
  • Teams / Skype

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

14/02/2022 17:36:47
GBP 38000 42000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Amy Hadland

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