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Assistant Buyer – RC Frames and Groundworks

  • £20,000 - £35,000 Per Annum + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • Hertfordshire

Assistant Buyer – RC Frame and groundwork contractor


About the Company

Our client is an RC frame and groundwork contractor with a current turnover in excess of £150 Million across multiple projects in London, The Midlands and The North-West. From their Headquarters in North London and with satellite offices in Manchester and Birmingham providing the perfect base for operations in this fast-paced specialist sector, this is just one of the many reasons this company has such a loyal client base.

The concrete frame and groundwork arm of the business is key to their success, the other companies that make up the group as a whole can provide a complete service from inception to completion. This is a client with real aspirations for success and plans for growth in each area of the business. To join this business is an opportunity to play a key part on some the UK’s most prestigious projects.

About the Opportunity

Based from our client’s head office on the outskirts of London in Luton, Bedfordshire, as an assistant buyer you will be tasked with assisting the team in the purchasing department that comprises a variety of plant machinery, materials etc servicing multiple projects in and around London. The successful professional will have a level of autonomy whilst reporting to the directors of the business and will be responsible for overseeing the procurement and management of all the materials and plant within the business (from small tools to large plant).

About the Benefits and Rewards

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to this industry, similar roles and experience on related projects. This company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary of around £20,000 – £35,000 depending upon experience. The package may also include various benefits relating to travel fees/fuel card, Company Laptop, Company Phone etc.

About the Requirements

Construction professionals will ideally have gained experience working for either a Groundwork or Civil Engineering sub-contractor in this or a similar role and preferably individuals will be able to show stability in previous roles. This opportunity requires extensive previous experience within a buying role whilst working with a rival contractor.

Suitable professionals will also be based in or around the South East to have an existing knowledge of the current rates and operations in this area as well as making the commute to the office realistic and sustainable. In addition to the day-to-day processes, our client is looking for a highly motivated individual who can hit the ground running dealing with various tasks on a daily basis with the variety of people involved. This role is crucial to the daily operations of the business so the right person must be brought on board.