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Project Buyer

We have an exciting opportunity to work on a Large Major Civil Engineering project for a Tier 1 Contractor leading the £1.9bn project.
 
The six-year construction programme will start in March on the latest phase of the £1bn LPT2 project which will see 32.5km of tunnel built to house electricity transmission cables 30 metres underground.
The new cables will replace three circuits that currently run under the surface of roads between Wimbledon in the southwest to Crayford in the southeast.

They require a Project Buyer to join the team on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for the material and sub contract purchasing.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working on large civils schemes, major projects background, either within heavy civils, tunnelling, earthworks, highways or rail infrastructure

Duties:

Proactive and efficient approach to the procurement of subcontract services and materials; Stakeholder/project engagement; Supplier Relationship Management; Maximise value by considering alternative options - product/programme; Market Intelligence of services and materials; Analysis and recommendations of services and materials in accordance with business governance; Promoting and utilising group procurement agreements; Negotiation of terms & prices against targets;