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Buyer – Earthworks and Civil Engineering Contractor

  • £50,000 - £70,000 Per Annum
  • Civil Engineering
  • Essex

About the Company:

Our client is a leading construction company specialising in earthworks, groundworks, remediation and all spoil handling. Based just outside of London they are perfectly placed to provide a high-quality, comprehensive service across London and the home counties. These specialised packages range in value from £1 Million to over £20 Million. Since their inception over 40 years ago, the reputation they have built through successful completion of large complex schemes has led to their long-standing relationships with a loyal client base.

The business is at an expansion phase where they are looking to add strength and depth to the team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a recognised specialist contractor steeped in history within this competitive sector of the industry.


About the Opportunity:

Based from our client’s service yard on the outskirts of London in Essex you will be tasked with the complete control and management of 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 plant within the business (from small tools to large excavators). This opportunity requires a level of leadership skill and extensive previous experience with the management and motivation of the procurement team.


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 £50,000 – £70,000 depending upon experience. The package may also include various benefits relating to travel and healthcare.


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.

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.