Buyer

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced buyer to join the growing team at Devonshire Homes.

The successful candidate will join our busy purchasing team reporting directly to the Head of Procurement and will be based at our head office in Tiverton. They will contribute effectively as a member of the Commercial team.

Key role in assisting in material buying for Devonshire Homes and at all times seeking to achieve the company's objectives of maximising the profitability of our housing developments through competitive tendering and tight budget control all in accordance with current build programmes.

Our Technical team will assist where specialised knowledge is required for procurement purposes. This is a varied role and an element of assisting with subcontractor procurement may be required at times.

Those seeking to apply should ideally have experience of the new homes sector and a proven track record in buying and have excellent negotiating skills. Computer skills essential with a knowledge of spreadsheets and excel a given.

Must posses an ability to plan, organise and prioritise as workloads dictate, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to ensure Devonshire Homes maintain standards.

You must maintain high levels of confidentiality and integrity at all times; be self motivated with the ability to work unsupervised but equally work effectively as part of a team.

Although based at our Tiverton office you may be required to attend our developments and therefore a full driving licence is essential.

This full time position comes with a competitive salary commensurate with experience; 25 days annual leave, pension and car allowance or company car (hybrid or electric)

Apply in writing with your CV addressed to Nigel Bowditch, Head of Procurement, mail@devonshirehomes.co.uk

Closing date 06.05.22