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Procurement Assistant

  • Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Car, pension, health care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CM039_1495731970
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Job description

Are you looking to develop your career in either Quantity Surveying or Buying? Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company within the construction industry? If so, please read on.

My client is a National contractor who undertake an array of Design & Build projects including, commercial, industrial, mixed use and student accommodation schemes throughout the UK. They have become one of the most successful and respected names in the building, property development and construction industry and a vacancy has arisen for an Assistant to join their procurement team.


Reporting to the Procurement Director, you will be working closely with the Senior Procurement team, your duties will include;
  • Create and issue enquiries
  • Obtaining competitive quotations for subcontract packages by negotiating most competitive position to include programme, performance and quality
  • Creating spreadsheets for subcontract tender comparisons
  • Liaise with subcontractors to identify if they are suitable to carry out the work or interested in tendering
  • Type orders
  • Attend meetings with sub-contractors in conjunction with mentor
  • Measure material requirements from drawings and measurements
  • Delegate copies of drawings, filing and photocopying to team administrator
  • Share information with colleagues to encourage flow of information and share issues and concerns

  • You will already be experienced in working for a main contractor,
  • You will be working towards qualification level of NVQ 4, Degree, HND, HNC or equivalent experience,
  • Able to read and interpret drawings,
  • Have the ability to carry out standard take offs,
  • Developing negotiation skills in order to negotiate best value packages
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Working knowledge of building regulations
  • Basic knowledge of word and excel
  • you will be ambitious, have the passion to succeed and be hungry for your next challenge

This company offers an excellent remuneration package, with their development plans on offer an outstanding opportunity to progress.

For more information, please contact Claire Murray on 01785 594 268 or email your CV directly .