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Mandarin speaking Buyer (Construction)

  • up to £32k depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • 19368

Your New Job Title: Mandarin speaking Buyer (Construction)
Your New Salary: up to £32k depending on experience
Status: Permanent
Location: Central London
Report to: Procurement Manager


Due to Procurement Manager's planning, charging of one or two projects to guarantee the project has sufficient and appropriate backup support.

What you'll be doing each day:

·Undertake material requirements planning activities and process purchase orders.
·Establish strong relationships with suppliers while and measuring supplier performance on cost, deliveries, and inventory turn round.
·Coordinate local purchase activities with the allowance of HQ, including to report for local purchase application of UK office old projects; balance the purchase amount against the limit quantity issued by HQ.
·Communicate regularly with project managers with regard to logistics requirement.
·Process import logistics documents as cargo arrived, make sure all the freights can be well arranged upon different project requirements.
·Maintain and manage relative procurement administration activities including keeping department document and processing invoice queries and expediting.
·Track and update relative procurement invoices payment application process record in time.

The skills you need to succeed:

·Excellent English and Mandarin, both in speaking and writing
·Finance / Accounting / Admin background. Finance / Accounting is preferred.
·Self motivated and the ability to work effectively with a team environment.
·Good communication and negotiation skills are essential.
·Work experience within Construction, Engineering, Architecture or Mechanical industry is preferred but not essential.

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