FF&E Buyer

Reporting to the Senior FF&E designer and working alongside the FF&E Designers, the FF&E Buyer assists with design specification and is responsible for all ordering, administration and supply procurement of the FF&E design and supply within the team. It is their responsibility to ensure that the supply is made on time, within budget and in the most efficient manner ensuring that the FF&E Accountant is kept informed of all necessary compliance.

  • Collaborate with Team Principal, Project Manager and Senior FF&E Designer to ascertain the timeline, budget and deadlines of the project
  • Assist the FF&E Designer with sourcing all the information necessary to complete the detailed specification document
  • Responsible for the compilation of the procurement budget and coordinating all documentation ensuring all document standards are met
  • Organise the purchasing schedule, liaising with the Project manager to ensure all project milestones are reached
  • Working closely with the FF&E accountant to raise all pro forma invoices
  • Liaise with suppliers ensuring all lead times are known and all orders accurate
  • Administrate and track all orders in the purchase process providing timely updates to FF&E Designer and Team Principal
  • Ensure all supplier contacts are up to date
  • Work closely with the FF&E Librarian to keep all relevant sample and supplier databases up to date

  • Strong organisation and administrative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • 2+ years’ experience in administrative role
  • Strong IT skills especially MS Office and excel
  • Good team player with interpersonal skills
  • Ability to form good professional working relationships with suppliers and shipyards
  • Flexible attitude and happy to help when needed

  • Achievement of personal objectives agreed in the performance review
  • Live the Company Values

If we sound like the company for you, please email your CV with a covering letter to

Original British Yacht Design

The Old Electric Light Station Beaulieu
Brockenhurst Hampshire so42 7yf England

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