Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or related fields
Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation and commercial understanding
Experience of working closely with suppliers
Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers
Able to add value, reduce costs and input to business improvements
Computer literate, with advanced Excel skills / abilities
Previous experience is required
Purchase goods, materials, components in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new fit out projects.
Pre-construction involvement in design meetings regarding product selection.
Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization.
Prepare reports and updates as and when required.
Negotiate favorable terms and delivery times with suppliers.
Take part in value engineering and cost-saving initiatives.
Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communication
Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues