M&E Pre-Construction / Procurement Assistant: In order to meet growing demand a commercially minded Pre-Construction / Procurement Assistant with previous procurement and sub-contractor management experience, preferably gained from within the M&E construction sector, is required to fulfil a varied pre-construction role with a well-established and growing M&E contractor with a growing London based client list.
Working in a pivotal role as part of the Pre-construction / Operations Team the ideal candidate should have first-hand technical experience of electrical installation materials. As such the successful Pre-Construction / Procurement Assistant may currently be working in an electrical wholesale environment in a purchasing / procurement role. The ability to identify potential areas of procedural weakness within the existing supplier management and purchasing system and subsequently implement process improvements is highly desirable.
Applications from candidates with genuine M&E experience, perhaps with an electrical bias, and an understanding of how to build commercially successful relationships with sub-contractors and suppliers are particularly welcome.
Creating and updating technical submittals
Assisting with special procurement items, such as gaining unusual materials pricing
Carrying out accurate take offs from design packs to aid procurement
Raising Bills of Materials
Specifying and selecting appropriate items against design criteria
Assisting with procurement where required, obtaining quotes and placing purchase orders
Assisting in other sectors of the business if resource is tight, for example, due to annual leave
Skills and Experience
Strong commercial drive for securing the best possible financial returns
Possess first-rate numerical skills
High IT literacy, particularly fluent in Excel
Solid organisational skills and excellent attention to detail
Excellent English and communication skills, including relationship building with individuals across the business
Ability to work quickly, accurately and to deadlines
Will buy into the strong company ethos of honesty and integrity with complete confidentiality
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dynamic Pre-Construction / Procurement Assistant to join this highly reputed, fast-growing Mechanical & Electrical contractor with a thriving London based commercial design & build operation. Competitive salary + benefits on offer for the right candidate. Apply now