Our client who are specialists within the Building Envelope sector are looking to recruit a Project Co-ordinator/Administrative Buyer based from their offices in the London region.
The role is responsible to assist the project team to deliver projects safely, on time, within budget and to the required performance and quality standards demanded by the project and company. The role will suit a well-rounded individual who is capable and willing to perform a wide-ranging role. The role will include general business administration, invoicing, purchasing and document control as well as assisting the Project Teams on a day to day basis. The successful individual will have fantastic interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with customers, suppliers and other team members of all levels.
·Place and expedite purchase orders in line with project requirements.
·Raise and issue invoices and other financial documents as required.
·General business admin such as directing enquiries, speaking to customers and suppliers, inputting accounting software etc
·Liaise with relevant stakeholders: designers; factory manager(s); suppliers and colleagues to ensure deadlines and expectations are met.
·Manage the logistics of materials, plant and waste in line with project requirements.
·Look for cost-effective solutions to increase profit margin by negotiating prices for sub-contractors and materials.
·Effectively manage plant hire in conjunction with the site manager
·Control of costs with regular monitoring and astute buying.
·Assist PM in CTC process and ensure accuracy of cost element coding in line with cost plan.
·Create and maintain sustainable relationships with our supply chain partners.
·Assist the finance department with clearing ‘blocked’ invoices
·Expedite the issue of delivery notes from site/factories to assist in the GRN process.
·Document control using electronic portals such as 4Projects, FieldView etc
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
The ideal candidate will have had a minimum of 2 years experience of working for a construction company preferably a specialist sub-contractor in a coordination, administrative, purchasing/buyer or technical role or similar.
·Advantage – broad technical knowledge of the facade/envelope industry.
·Broad planning experience. Ideally be able to use appropriate software e.g. MS Project.
·Broad buying and negotiation experience.
·Financial awareness/understanding, cost control and forecasting.
·Manage project supply chain partners effectively and efficiently.
·Computer literate, ideally with a good understanding of the following: Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, Xero.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business. Excellent salaries are on offer depending on relevant experience.