Senior Buyer (Construction) – Cape Town

  • Permanent
  • Ref #399441BM
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
  • Construction & Engineering
Employer Description

Our  client is in the Construction industry

Job Description

Reporting to the Finance Manager. You will be responsible for:

Buildsmart Requisitions & PO’s

  • Requesting quotations for various material, goods and services
  • Creating all Build Smart requisitions for the purpose of buying as required by the office and yard
  • Creating (where applicable) and approve all Build Smart requisitions for various departments to the value of R200 000
  • Creating all Build Smart requisitions for the purpose of buying as required for various contracts.
  • Creating all Build Smart requisitions for the all subcontractors associated with various contracts
  • Creating all Build Smart requisitions for the company’s requirements
  • Ensuring timeous and complete delivery of all PODS from all the sites as well as the suppliers
  • Ensuring 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 Big Box, Econo-Loo and Kwik Space
  • Compiling monthly stock take accurately
  • Creating credit request note to suppliers when required
  • Creating and distribute new requisition templates to all sites
  • Ensuring that all B-BBEE related tasks are maintained including the updating of the B-BBEE work sheet, sending supplier notification letters regarding their B-BBEE status and identifying at risk suppliers

Stores and Deliveries

  • All requisitions are to be signed and approved as per the company’s  policy and procedure
  • All office or stock deliveries to be followed up on, in order to ensure accurate delivery
  • Managing (through system development and implementation) all stores, yard and maintenance requirements to ensure that stores manager is adhering to policies and procedures
  • Receiving and timeously manage all building maintenance related enquiries
  • General administration




  • Matric
  • Relevant course in procurement or buying


  • +- 3 Years’ relevant industry experience
  • +- 2 years buying experience
  • Buildsmart is a must

Salary / Package

R15,000 to R20,000 CTC pm