Hays Building
Sevenoaks, Kent
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

View more

Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Buyer / Specifier
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Materials buyer - Main Contractor - North Kent, Stand alone role in stable team, Permanent, £competitive

Your new company
A long established main contractor based in North Kent and operating across the Kent and Sussex regions now seek an experienced Buyer to join the team. With an extremely stable head office team, a strong order book and multiple repeat clients and framework awards they offer stability and variety of work in within a well respected organisation. Projects vary across Education, Healthcare & Residential sectors with projects ranging form £2 - £8 million typically, With around 8 projects on site currently and a further 2 starting before the end of the year the business is healthy and growing. Due to a recent retirement they now seek an experienced Materials buyer to join the team on a permanent basis

Your new role
You will be the sole Buyer within the business responsible for all procurement activities, duties include placing orders, scheduling deliveries in line with site programmes, liaising with site teams and surveyors, negotiating with suppliers, managing site requisitions, overseeing the purchase orders and invoice queries, assisting with sub contract buying, you will also be required to take off from drawings when needed. You will oversee the procurement of all sites reporting to a commercial director.

What you'll need to succeed
A strong Materials buying background within Construction, ideally with a main contractor, you will be i/t literate, comfortable with take-offs and be happy working standalone within a larger commercial team.

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary and package plus the comfort of working in an extremely stable business with unrivalled levels of staff retention.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at


Company Profile

Hays Construction and Property consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK jobs market.

We are fully committed to finding job seekers the right job for the right reason. We place building specialists into every kind of position, including building, construction, architectural, project management, surveying and engineering jobs.

Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service and will give you careers advice to ensure that you achieve your work ambitions.

Visit for more information.


Find Us

Apply for Buyer

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 5MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert