​What is a Buyer?

The role of a Buyer is to research and purchase materials, supplies and equipment for the business and project they are working on. The role of a Buyer will often require you to be able to negotiate with suppliers to ensure you are getting the best price possible. As a Buyer you will also be responsible for updating inventory and ensuring that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels.

Key skills to be successful as a Buyer will include:

 

  • Negotiation

  • Communication

  • Financial and accounting knowledge

  • Supply chain management and logistics

  • IT and stock management software knowledge

What are the typical daily duties for a Buyer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Buyer can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Research and purchase products and materials

  • Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best price

  • Process requisitions and update management on order statuses

  • Analyse trends to make insightful buying decisions

How can we help with your Buyer job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Buyer professionals across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Buyers and secure the market's leading Buyer opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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If you are looking for a new opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

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​Kildare is a town in County Kildare, Ireland. Kildare is the 7th largest town in County Kildare and has an estimated population of 8,634. Kildare lies 31 miles west of Dublin and is known as a commuter town for the capital. Kildare has seen numerous construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

€9.6m Residential Development in Co. Kildare

he proposed development will comprise the demolition of 2 no. Existing residential units and the construction of the following: 43 no. New homes, comprising 19 no. 4 bed townhouses, 12 no. 3 bed townhouses, 6 no. 2 bed and 6 no. 1 bed apartments; the formation of 1,909 sqm of landscaped open space areas; 78 no. Car parking spaces (74 no. Dedicated spaces and 4 no. Visitor car spaces of which 1 no.

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