Assistant Buyer – High End Residential ContractorInteriors

Assistant Buyer - High End Residential Contractor - Interiors - £25k to £30k - London. A High End Residential contractor who undertake projects in the High End Residential sector require an Assistant Buyer to work alongside an existing Senior Buyer in maintaining the procurement system and processes for a High End Residential Contractor due to expansion and increased work load. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with limited experience being relatively new to the industry who will develop and progress whilst supporting the growth of a well-established high end residential contractor.

About the Client:

Formed in 1997 by school friends, my client have earned a reputation for delivering beautiful refurbishment projects in London and the Home Counties. Organic growth has ensured they maintain the intimate service that provides the best in workmanship.  The success of their approach is evident in that much of their work has been won by introduction and referrals from their satisfied clients, many of whom demand complete discretion. A major element of their success is a core of reliable sub-contractors, specialists and consultants; a long-standing, trusted workforce that always delivers practical, skilled and resourceful solutions. Their portfolio includes many types and styles of residential and commercial properties and they work with some of the UK’s most respected architects, incorporating cutting edge design features and state-of-the-art technology.

About the Role:

  • Assisting with day to day procurement of material and sub-contractors
  • Someone with the ability to maintain a new buying system/process that works efficiently
  • Working in a busy office environment supporting projects ranging from £500k-£10m
  • Work closely with the Senior Buyer in negotiating fees and prices with suppliers to get the best value for the company
  • Align supplier agreements alongside companies business performance and cost objective

About the Candidate:

  • Possessing at least two years’ experience ideally in a similar role within High Residential or the Residential sector
  • An Estimating, Surveying or Procurement background will suffice
  • Someone who has the ability to create procurement processes and procedures
  • Work Autonomously and as part of a team to ensure you deliver best result against cost objectives
  • Someone who is innovative and can think outside the box
  • Excellent relationship management and negotiation skills
  • Experience with material and subcontractor procurement desirable
  • High end residential experience preferred
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to ensure delivery against objectives

Points of Appeal:

  • The opportunity to join a leading contractor working on some of the most prestigious private and commercial High End projects across the UK and Europe
  • Clear and achievable progression route as you will join as an Assistant to a Senior Buyer at the early stages of a procurement division being built
  • Competitive and negotiable salary and benefits
  • Great office location in the thick of it on the Thames and fantastic office environment


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email