Purchasing Manager

Title: Purchasing Manager | Property | £30K - £35K | Kings Cross

Industry: HR and administration

Role/Sector: Finance   |   Project management   |   Operations   |   Property

Location: Central London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £32,000 (per annum)

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Our client is a fast-growing property development company, based in central London. They research, buy, and develop property all around London, generating returns based on planning arbitrage, development returns, marketing knowledge and buying at auction to sell on the main market.


We are a small but rapidly growing property development company. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Manager to manage all of purchasing for our construction company, working on range of medium sized residential projects. We are currently running 8 development sites in and across London.

Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Reports to: Construction Manager

Job Purpose: To undertake all of the purchasing and procurement for the property development team. Maintaining relations with existing suppliers, sourcing new suppliers, and negotiating the best prices and service possible. Ordering in a timely manner to ensure smooth projects on site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing all purchasing
  • Liaising with site managers and project managers
  • Dealing with existing suppliers
  • Sourcing new suppliers
  • Obtaining the cheapest price possible
  • Ensuring delivery to site on time
  • Advising on materials/suppliers
  • Liaising with finance team to ensure correct invoicing
  • Tracks inventory and on hire items
  • Forecasts demand for items and ensures timely ordering

Key Skills:

  • Highly organised
  • Good communication
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Experience of the Building industry
  • Knowledge of building materials

Required experience:

  • Construction: 5+ years
  • Construction Purchasing: 3+ years


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