Construction Buyer

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We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized leader to oversee the sourcing and supply of construction materials, tools, equipment and related services to our client companies.

In this position, you will be responsible for ensuring that the materials required for construction projects are provided to schedule and according to projected budgets.

You will play a key role in procuring high-quality and cost-efficient supplies for our organization.

You will follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of inventory and incoming purchases and supplies, and be responsible for ensuring seamless supply to our clients and their project sites.


Job Description 

Responsibilities for this Job role include, but are not limited to;

·         Ensure that the company makes wise purchases of construction materials, tools and equipment to resell or use

·         Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases of goods and services - X

·         Pre-screen and pre-qualify all suppliers using accurate and relevant information (supplier’s certifications, delivery times, potential development and products) 

·         Produce procurement plans for purchase of equipment, services and supplies

·         Ensure highest quality of products or services after reviewing and analyzing all available options

·         Ensure best value of money of products or services after reviewing and analyzing all available options

·         Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing - Preparing and maintaining cost reports in order to maximize efficiency within the business

·         Manage the inventories of products and services in the organization or for those of client companies

·         Negotiate the best deal with suppliers for the company at all times

·         Create and maintain good relationships with vendors and suppliers

·         Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options

·         Measure, record and track consumption patterns at client sites for products being supplied 

·         Produce consumption reports and projections at client sites for products being supplied

·         Making professional decisions on behalf of the company at all times

·         Identifying potential suppliers and new products

·         Agreeing delivery times

·         Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials

·         Liaising closely with the estimator at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided

·         Ensuring the flow of materials to maximize efficiency.

Minimum years of experience


Desired Course
Civil Engineering
Desired Skills
project management /purchasing /project planning /civil engineering /civil engineering infrastructure and road construction
Other Requirements

Qualifications and Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction technology or related field preferred

·         Minimum three (3) years’ experience in Procurement, Construction, Project Management or any other related fields

·         Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes and construction works

·         Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)

·         Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions

·         Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

·         Accurate and precise attention to detail

·         Goal-oriented, organized team player


Interested candidates should submit a soft copy of their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letter to;

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About Opes Manus Resources Limited
Job Summary
August 30, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 3years
Salary Range
N1,200,000.00 - N1,400,000.00K
September 14, 2019
Engineering/ Technical /Construction / Mining
Engineering / Construction / Real Estate
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