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Buyer – Groundworks Contractor

  • £30,000 - £40,000 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Buyer – Groundworks contractor


About the Company

Our client is specialised in building and civil engineering projects, they have earned themselves a solid reputation of providing a safe, professional and reliable service to their clients. Over the past 40 years, they have seen exponential growth through the successful delivery of groundworks, sub & superstructure packages in budget and on plan. With their own fleet of plant, their in-house capability ensures that these schemes are delivered efficiently to the clients’ needs.

The majority of these packages awarded are achieved through repeat business and with steady company expansion; whilst maintaining a high level of quality and ensuring safety standards are met continues to build upon these loyal client relationships.

About the Opportunity

Based from our client’s head office on the outskirts of London 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 of all materials for a number of live sites 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 £30,000 – £40,000 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 preferable 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 a variety of people involved. This role is crucial to the daily operations of the business so the right person must be brought on board.