The Web's Premier Overseas Employment Service. Serving Expats Since 2000.

Search Jobs


Assistant Buyer / England

This job has expired or may no longer be taking applications.
 Click here to shortlist this job 1-CLICK Apply With Employer or Register Now
Location: Frocester, England
Salary:£250 - £300 per day
Apjid3 View all jobs by this recruiter
We are currently supporting a major new build biomass in the Gloucester area.  The project is offering the opportunity for a Junior Procurement person to join a large scale, cutting edge infrastructure project that will shape energy delivery in the South West for the next generation.


If you have a background in procurement within a heavy industrial projects and could be interested in getting involved in a fast paced, challenging project that offers great rewards, we would like to talk to you.


Typical daily tasks are:

Source and negotiate local contracts with selected suppliers/subcontractors supported by Commercial Manager (CM).

Develop request for quote.

Ensure the administrative follow-up of the contract.

Respect contracts and local framework agreements ensuring consistent application of contract conditions.

Manage Purchasing Contracts.

Helping to interpret reports.

Stock control of consumables bought in.

Budgeting and cost reports on all purchases.

Updating cost logs.

Reacting to any changes in customer demand and dealing with these front ends with CM.

Providing site attendance in carrying out soft surveys.

Providing general administrative assistance to CM.

Attend meetings with CM where appropriate and taking notes, where deemed necessary.


The ideal candidate for this job is resourceful, a good problem solver and organized. Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in this position.You are a fast learner and interested in learning from working on a project. You understand the importance of your function and the requirements of an efficient procurement and commercial process with many stakeholders and needs.

Structured, strong in writing and willing to learn.

You have a few years of experience from a purchasing role in a construction and engineering company – ideally a site buyer role or a similar background.

Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.

Attention to detail and problem solving skills.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.

To be able to work on own initiative.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word, in particular).


How to Apply

Latest Jobs - technical safety engineer seniorlead electrical engineerfield walkdown specialisthr project coordinatorquality specialistbusiness analyst - localmaterials coordinator 1site engineering manager - chemicalsmaterials coordinator 1maintenance engineeri&c commissioning tai&c specialistelectrical commissioning engineersoftware testing/commissioning engineer - 800xa/ac500systems administrator - t3000 commissioning - aseansite managerexcitation tacontrols ta (technical advisor)i&c commissioning tfaquantity surveyorquantity surveyorsenior transport consultantquantity surveyorhighway engineer/ team leaderhighways resident engineerhighways qa/qc managerwind turbine installation supervisor - gewind turbine commissioning technician - gesignalling project managerlearn arabicsite manager (mechanical) - hydro rehabilitation projectestimator / procurement manager - infrastructuresenior project managerconstruction manager - bio/pharma & chemical projectsturbine and generator supervisor x2 - hpp rehabilitation projectturbine and generator supervisor x2 - hpp rehabilitation projectcivil structural engineersenior structual engineer - hydropowerinternational dams & hydropower professionalsinternational dams & hydropower professionalsbridge design engineer (rail)bridge specialist(s)team leader - wastewater treatment plantwater supply expert - pre-feasbilities studiesinfrastructure construction management expertcivil engineer - t&dcivil site development engineer - t&dsubstation electrical engineer - t&dsubstation engineer - t&dsupervising substation engineer - t&dsupervising substation engineerV