Senior Buyer

Job description

Senior Buyer


Dandara was established in 1988 from the desire to provide innovative places to live and commercial properties, which would offer real value for money without compromising on design, durability or quality. Today Dandara is one of the UK’s largest independent property development companies, with over 10,000 happy customers and more than 100 industry awards for design and quality – and it’s all thanks to the vision and passion of our dedicated team.

As our volume apartment and Build to Rent division continues to grow and expand we are seeking an experienced Buyer who will be responsible for the divisions material procurement. We are working on new build sites from 90 to 700 units and this is an entirely new job role as currently the buying function is carried out from another office. With the ambitious growth planned for this division and with the sites already purchased this will be an exciting new position.

This role is available immediately.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Research and Sourcing
  • Take off and Confirmation Of Materials And Equipment Quantities
  • Negotiation With Suppliers And Contractors
  • Procurement Of Materials And Equipment
  • Scheduling Of Deliveries To Sites
  • Managing Supplier database and Monitoring Suppliers Performance
  • Plant Hire

About You

  • Qualified to a minimum of HNC in a construction related subject
  • Expert knowledge of building materials
  • [Ideally] Experience of working in/within a house building environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to handle/resolve difficult situations with a positive outcome
  • Ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrable and effective organisational skills
  • Flexible attitude in relation to variety of responsibilities
  • IT skills, including proficient use of Microsoft Office
  • A full driving licence

For a full Job Description and/or more information please contact our Head of Recruitment, Ross Davies at

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