Buyer Construction Industry
Wenz Recruitment
CapeTown, South Africa
1d ago
source : Job Placements


A construction company in the Western Cape is seeking to employ a buyer

Buildsmart Requisitions & POs

  • Request quotations for various material, goods and services.
  • Creating all Build Smart requisitions for the purpose of buying as required by the office and yard.
  • Create (where applicable) and approve all Build Smart requisitions for various departments to the value of R20 000.
  • Creating all Build Smart requisitions for the purpose of buying as required for various contracts.
  • Creating all Build Smart requisitions for all subcontractors associated with various contracts.
  • Creating all Build Smart requisitions for companys requirements.
  • Ensure timeous and complete delivery of all PODS from all the sites as well as the suppliers.
  • Ensure all creditors are up to date and add on new creditors

    Updating & Maintaining of Quality Management Systems

  • Accurate and timeous maintenance of all charts related to projects, including container, toilet and plant hire.
  • Compile monthly stock take accurately.
  • Create credit request note to suppliers when required.
  • Create and distribute new requisition templates to all sites.
  • Requisition training to Site Agents / Clerks and Foreman on a monthly

    Stores and Deliveries

  • All requisitions are to be signed and approved as per the companys policy and procedure.
  • All office or stock deliveries to be followed up on, in order to ensure accurate delivery.
  • Manage of all driver logistics daily to ensure all requisitions are delivered to sites.
  • Manage (through system development and implementation) all stores, yard and maintenance requirements to ensure that stores manager is adhering to policies and procedures.
  • Receive and timeously manage all building maintenance related enquiries.


  • Ensure that all agreed upon timeframes for reporting back to Finance Manager is adhered to.
  • Issue of Site Book ie. site instructions (cost and non-cost related); variation order; contra charge; and PPE.
  • Handling of site queries.
  • Manage all lines of communication effectively and timeously.
  • Ensure all administrative duties are up to date and accurate at any given time.
  • All documentation is to be updated, signed off and submitted on time.
  • Handling of site queries.
  • Assisting estimating department when required.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required by the department

    Connect with all internal stakeholders including Estimating, Operations, Quantity Surveying

    Supplier and subcontract management and networking

    Manage all external stakeholders including suppliers and sub-contractor



  • All aspects of Strategic Buying
  • Fully computer literate
  • Logistic management experience
  • Competent in sourcing of materials, goods and services
  • System maintenance and management
  • Receiving and dispatching of material
  • Risk management ability

  • Talent in negotiation and networking
  • Aptitude in analytical ability and working with numbers
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Conscientiousness
  • Mature, proactive, resourceful, hands-on with good initiatives and ability to leverage organizational resources
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure & able to evaluate high-risk decisions
  • Strong system maintenance ability
  • Managing budgets and planning according to project requirements
  • Strong administration skills to ensure no delays in the process

  • Matric
  • Relevant course in procurement or buying
  • Logistical experience
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE - +- 3 Years relevant industry experience

  • 2 years buying experience
  • Efficiency
  • Client satisfaction
  • Passion
  • SALARY R15 000- R20 000 per month

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