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Buying Administrator

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Chloe Whittall
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 June 2024
  • Job Ref: CWL/020_1716894287

Linsco recruitment are currently recruiting for a Buying Administrator to work for one of our reputable clients in the West Yorkshire area.

As a Buying Administrator you will be responsible for undertaking administrative assistance for the buying team. You will assist in the smooth running of the Buying Department, ensuring it operates accurately and efficiently.


  • English and Maths, to GCSE grade C or above
  • A background in working with a Commercial or Financial Team
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures
  • A high standard or IT literacy especially Excel
  • The ability to organise and store information
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Good team working skills
  • Accurate with an eye for detail

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Maintain site contact list for suppliers
  • Copying, binding & posting professional appointments
  • Supporting the procurement manager in maintaining the contractor database including preparing weekly report to senior management.
  • Requesting new account set ups for purchase ledger.
  • Supporting the procurement manager in carrying out KPI reports
  • Manage filing for existing projects and archiving of completed projects
  • Raising overhead orders
  • Ordering PPE for new starters
  • Raising agency labour orders
  • Attend departmental meetings as required
  • Liaise with office manager for overhead order requirements
  • Assist procurement manager with preparation of subcontract order paperwork
  • Ensuring procurement schedules are kept updated
  • Assist material buyers by processing low value orders
  • Support buying team with on-hold report

If you feel you have the relevant experience for this role, please apply with your CV.

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.