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Buyer – Groundwork Contractor

  • £35,000 - £50,000 Per Annum + Benefits
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Bedfordshire

Buyer – Groundwork contractor


About the Company

Based in the South East our client trades as a groundwork and reinforced concrete subcontractor working for a variety of commercial, residential, retail, educational and industrial clients. The business has become a preferred supplier for a number of top tier companies and they currently complete packages with values ranging from £100,000 up to £3,000,000 each.

This company is a relatively new player to the market but with focused growth plans for the next 5 years and a current turn over in excess of £10 million per annum, there is a real opportunity for whoever comes on board to really carve out a senior position for themselves with a view to build a team in the future.

About the Opportunity

Based from our client’s head office on the outskirts of London in Surrey 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 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 £35,000 – £50,000 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. 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.