Purchasing Assistant for Leading Residential Developer – Hammersmith

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  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Residential Development
  • Job Ref: RLO/1211

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London

Basic Salary: up to £28,000


My client is a leading residential developer who is looking for a Purchasing Assistant to come on board and assist the marketing team by coordinating all buyer tasks such as raising and receiving purchase orders for all supplies needed across 10 live housing projects.


Roles and responsibilities:


  • Keeps up to date on the company’s needs in order to order supplies when they are necessary
  • Performs comparison shopping and negotiations to secure lower prices on materials the company needs
  • Seeks out high-quality products that will help the company operate smoothly and reach its goals
  • Operates as a key member of a purchasing team
  • Prepares reports and communicates with management about offered prices on products to obtain final approval for purchases
  • Keeps an eye on inventory and makes orders or puts a hold on automatic orders if on-hand supplies call for doing so
  • Coordinates with company branches in different locations to make sure each branch receives cost-effective supplies in a timely manner
  • Uses a keen understanding of the industry to know which supplies are most important and where to look for reliable, reasonably priced suppliers
  • Works well under tight deadlines
  • Negotiates faster-than-usual delivery of needed items so the company’s operations go uninterrupted
  • Keeps a highly organised schedule
  • Constantly looks for ways to cut back on the company’s expenses
  • Works well as a member of the team and communicates with team members about the progress on certain projects


The ideal candidate should:


  • Have experience with Microsoft Dynamic 365
  • Have experience in raising and correctly receiving purchase orders
  • Be a confident communicator
  • Be able to manage own work load
  • Be organised and analytical
  • Be driven to succeed
  • Have a keen eye to detail




Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000 /year

General Company benefits

Career progression structure


This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to further their career with a residential housing developer.

To apply for this job email your details to office@potensis.com.

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