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Assistant Buyer / Buyer

Full Time

Avant Homes

Assistant Buyer / Buyer Nottingham

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Here at Avant Homes, we look to constantly challenge the status quo in our relentless pursuit of new, better, and different ways to be amazing!

We are looking for people who share our passion and want to stand out from the crowd, take pride in what we do and be part of an energetic, values-driven, and diverse team.

Avant Homes are a HBF Five Star Rated housebuilder operating in Scotland, the Northeast of England, Yorkshire, and the Midlands, with five regional offices employing over 700 people.

We have ambitious growth plans and the commitment to achieve them. Our mission is to become the housebuilder of choice in the North by making aspirational homes attainable.

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Buyer or Buyer to join our team based at our Midlands Office in Nottingham.

The Role

Are you a good communicator, organised and do you have strong commercial awareness? Do you have an excellent material knowledge? Do you want to be a part of a passionate and driven team? If yes then look no further, your next career could be with us!

As our Assistant Buyer / Buyer, you will provide assistance to the Buying Manager in the scheduling, purchasing and management of materials for our current developments.

Key duties and requirements

  • Providing support to the commercial function ensuring effective compliance and control in relation to the buying of materials and the hire of plant.
  • Assisting in the management of supply chain partners.
  • Ensuring that communication between all sites and suppliers is maintained to a high level.
  • Raising orders.
  • Ensuring that all material orders are scheduled, placed and delivered in a timely manner to enable and support the regional build programme.
  • Assisting in the stock taking of materials.
  • Assisting in the authorising and committing of expenditure.
  • Assisting in the preparation of cost analysis reports across our developments.

Essential Skills

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Assistant Buyer / Buyer you will currently be working as a Junior or Assistant Buyer or Buyer for a housebuilder, main contractor, or builders’ merchant.

Experience of the COINS ERP system is highly desirable, yet not essential.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • Knowledge of the procurement of materials
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Experience of COINS – highly desirable
  • A good level of commercial awareness
  • Ability to work under own initiative and manage time effectively
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing requirements
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

About Company

What will you get in return?

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Company car plan / cash allowance
  • Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platform

If this sounds like you, dare to be different, join us and be a part of Avant’s future success!

Essential Requirements

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Assistant Buyer / Buyer you will currently be working as a Junior or Assistant Buyer or Buyer for a housebuilder, main contractor, or builders’ merchant.

Experience of the COINS ERP system is highly desirable, yet not essential.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • Knowledge of the procurement of materials
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Experience of COINS – highly desirable
  • A good level of commercial awareness
  • Ability to work under own initiative and manage time effectively
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing requirements
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

COVID-19 Assistant Buyer / Buyer Nottingham

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