Job Description

Buyer - Property Developer - Surrey

The Burroughs, London NW4 4BT, UK
Competitive salary
Ref: gt.buyerdev.sur

Buyer - Property Developer - Surrey

£35-40K + car allowance + benefits (detailed below) 

Our client is a dynamic, fast-growing developer that is constantly evolving, improving, and dedicated to creating homes people want to live in, places people want to go, and a legacy that lasts. 

The Role

They are looking for a driven, methodical, and amiable professional to work under the Head of Commercial at the headquarters in Staines upon Thames. A team player who can proactive is required.


  • Tracking and procuring materials for various sites
  • Working with the site teams with procurement programmes and call-offs
  • Supporting head of commercial with tender packages and tender chasing
  • Compiling tenders received and presenting to the head of commercial
  • Chase monthly valuations
  • Carrying out site visits to meet with the site teams
  • Creating buying bible and working with supply chain to get competitive rates
  • Report Procurement & QS updates in weekly Build Team meeting
  • Take-offs and quantity-certain packages
  • Support company culture and value with external subcontractors and supply chain

Skills and Experience

  • Proven track record in a similar role or at the level of Quantity Surveyor or Buying
  • Must have a full understanding of current market conditions and rates
  • Be familiar with the use of digital measurement and estimating software
  • Have a good commercial and contractual awareness with a good understanding of correct procurement methods
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Must be able to control cost to complete on all trades and on all provisions to ensure live cost certainly
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail, able to gather, interpret and present data to facilitate the preparation of budgets and subsequent valuations
  • Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects
  • Strong communication skills, the ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Possess a ‘can do’ and problem-solving attitude
  • Computer literate with sound knowledge of MS office programmes and systems such as project management/payment, and valuation software.
  • Hold a current driving license


  • Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying desirable
  • Qualified to HND level or higher with a valid CSCS card
  • Experience of at least 2-3 years in residential buying or QS work


If you are motivated to succeed, this is the best place to grow with a business. Everyone contributes to the success we share and celebrate these wins together. The attractive benefits package includes:

Health cover and DIS for all employees 

Free on-site parking/electric charging points

Holiday- 25 days plus bank holidays


To register your interest please apply online or contact George at ICDS 

Your ICDS Consultant