Materials Buyer

January 28, 2019
Job Type
Ref No
£20 - 24K depending on experience + package


About this Role:

As Construction Administrator you will be working for a Regional Contractor on projects within the education, healthcare, hotels and leisure, residential, commercial, industrial, retail and community sectors with project values between £600K - £10 million on a design and build basis.

You will be based out of the head office in Dorchester and working on projects across Dorset and Wiltshire.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

The creation, implementation, maintenance and tracking of all project related documents

The development of a comprehensive document management system which will support every aspect of both on-line and paper versions of documentation for all projects, including, drawings, quotations, specifications, invoices, Health & Safety related paperwork, supplier information, reports, minutes of meetings, cash-flow forecasts and programme updates

Provide project related support to everyone involved both internally and externally

Preparation and production of reports, registers, schedules and presentations

Diary management and general P.A. duties/responsibilities to Directors

Liaising with suppliers, clients, sub-contractors, Site Managers and various site staff

Taking notes at various off-site and on-site meetings, producing accurate minutes of those meetings

Collate tender submission packs and liaise with the project teams using Indesign software

The issuing of construction design information and drawings

In addition to the above, a candidate must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of being able to prioritise a work-load effectively and efficiently, working closely to deadlines, together with the flexibility and willingness to adapt and support other team members as and when required. Underpinning this will be the ability to maintain positive and vibrant internal and external relationships, consistently promoting and protecting the Company ethos and reputation at all times.

About the Company/Client/Project:

A regional contractor with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry working within the education, healthcare, hotels and leisure, residential, commercial, industrial, retail and community sectors.

The business is growing and has a vision to grow the turnover and profits by consistently delivering at a high level and providing the best value for their clients.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:


Educated to GCSE/equivalent standard


Attention to detail


Able to work unsupervised using own initiative

Experience of working on tender submissions and putting together tender packs

The issuing of construction design information and drawings

Competency in Word, Excel and Outlook

Exceptional written/oral communication skills

First class organisational skills

High levels of numeracy and literacy

Understanding of Construction industry


Experience of Indesign software


Excellent Salary

Training and development

Health Care



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Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

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