15th August 2023

Founded in 1978, Clark Contracts Ltd is a privately owned main contractor with several operating divisions; Construction, Fit Out, Small Works, Retail, Housing, Maintenance and Manufactured Joinery. We employ over 220 people with offices in the East and West of Scotland.


Due to continued growth we are looking to recruit an experienced Buyer. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established procurement department and assist in adding value across the business.


Role & Responsibilities

  • Working with the Estimating and Surveying Departments to advise on budgets and expenditure on contracts
  • Purchasing of site materials and the hiring of plant.
  • Arranging agency staff when required
  • Sourcing accommodation and arranging travel as and when required
  • Assisting to provide monthly reports against budgets on contracts ranging from £50K to £10m
  • Continually striving for opportunities to maximise margins and to improve the buying process
  • Raising Purchase Order numbers and resolving any invoice queries or disputes
  • Fully embrace the company’s customers 1st campaign to continually improve the way we deal with our Customers


The Candidate

  • Must have strong negotiating and buying skills
  • Must be have knowledge and relevant buying experience within the Construction Industry
  • Must be IT literate and competent in Microsoft packages.
  • Must be proactive and self-motivated
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have excellent communication skills


This is a full time, permanent position and will be based at our head office in Paisley. For more information email your CV to


Candidates who apply for this role will have their data stored for the purposes of the recruitment process. The storage of your data complies with The General Data Protection Regulation. Full details of what is stored and how can be found in our Recruitment Privacy Notice.

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