Assistant Buyers

  • West Midlands
  • Contract
  • 3 years ago
  • £ Dependent on experience / Monthly
  • Category Construction
  • Shift 7.30 - 17.30
  • Posted On Oct 18, 2021
  • No. of Openings 4 openings
  • Job Level Supervisor
  • Job Start Date Jan 1, 1970

Job Description

Belfour Beatty Vinci is a long-established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. We started working together over 30 years ago to deliver the Channel Tunnel as members of the TransManche Link consortium. 

BBV are looking to recruit 4 Assistant Buyers to work on a busy construction site in the B46, CV7, B78 and WS14 areas. The Assistant Buyers will support Procurement Managers and Senior Buyers in the procurement of works which deliver customer priorities and ensure that value is maximised.
 Some roles will include:

  • Supporting the procurement teams with tendering, market analysis, supplier selection, risk and opportunity assessments, forecasting requirements,
  • Assist in the development of efficient value-added reports,
  • Focus on exceeding minimum service expectations by delivering an agile, value adding service with a deep understanding of customer requirements, technical competence, functional knowledge and process efficiency,
  • Demonstrate the BBV behaviours,
  • Collaborate relentlessly,
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Health & Safety

  • Excellent analytical skills,
  • Commercial awareness,
  • A measured approach to decision making and the ability to ensure best value procurement,
  • Enthusiasm and results focus, together with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Financial acumen
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
 Due to start as soon as possible (40hrs)
To apply send CV’s to
We are Balfour Beatty and VINCI. Two huge organisations that have joined forces to deliver a vital part of an iconic infrastructure project that will bring a new level of connectivity to the UK.
It is HS2. It is Europe’s largest project of its kind.
And it will connect major cities,businesses, industries and 30 million people, reducing travel time from London to the North. Being part of it means that you will become better connected too.
The size, scale and scope of HS2 is immense. Our challenge is to design and build the largest section of HS2’s Phase One route. This covers about 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire,to the centre of Birmingham and on into Handsacre, in Staffordshire.
To deliver it we need talented people.Lots of them; from experienced engineers, ambitious graduates and apprentices to a wide range of professional service experts.
Together we will help design and build one of the biggest, most challenging projects we will see in our lifetime.