£30,000 - £45,000 depending on experience
As Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing both the ongoing maintenance and future development of the supplier base across two main areas:
Some of the duties will include:
Areas of knowledge:
If you can demonstrate proven experience and achievement in either the purchasing of composite & electrical commodities in the construction or aligned markets or purchasing & supply for continuous single piece flow line environment, then please apply today!
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.
If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!
One of the largest independent estate agents in the Milton Keynes market is currently looking for a Senior Sales Negotiator - Estate Agent for their flagship office.This is an exciting opportunity to get into a market leading firm if you have some residential Sales Negotiator experience. If you are looking to learn from some of the best in the property industry and progress in your career as well as being well rewarded, with complete job satisfaction, then this could be the opportunity for you.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Built rapport with customers through effective communication and negotiation skills.Valuing experience within the property industryLocal market value knowledgeExtensive knowledge of the sales process within propertyVery well spoken and presentedOutstanding organisational skillsWe are looking for someone with:Able to prove a track record in generating new businessA Full UK driving licence holderPrevious Estate Agency experience essential.Experience dealing with high end property sales beneficialPresentable.To be able to work as part of a team.If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMATAscendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.
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