Buyer - Infrastructure, Highways, Utilities Sector
"Buyer with NEC3/4 contract experience gained within civil engineering, infrastructure, highways, utilities sector required for newly centralised procurement function."
£Very Competitive + Car Allowance & Benefits
Hybrid - Office, Site & Home Based - South West/Wales M5/M4/M50 corridor
Looking for a challenging and rewarding buying role in the world of civil engineering? Our client, a global leader in the industry, is seeking a talented Buyer to join their civil engineering contracts division serving the South West and Wales.
This is an exciting and interesting role offering the opportunity to work across major civil engineering and infrastructure projects in road, water, utilities, and rail.
As a Buyer, reporting to a Senior Buyer, you will play a vital role in supporting our client's new and recently centralised procurement team. You will be responsible for driving best-value solutions, fostering strong supply chain relationships, and ensuring the timely delivery of materials and sub-contractors to project sites across the region.
We're looking for someone with a strong background in procurement, preferably within the civil engineering sector. You should have experience with NEC3 Contracts and a proven track record of relationship-building with customers and supply chain partners. You'll be familiar with construction and estimating software such as Causeway and ERP systems such as COINS and have excellent IT skills across the Microsoft suite. You will be experienced in supplier performance management and ensuring compliance to procurement policies.
Key responsibilities of the role include:
* Developing and improving procurement processes and procedures
* Supporting the company's business strategy and goals
* Attending contract handover meetings to ensure timely delivery of materials and sub-contractors.
* Developing and maintaining robust supply chain relationships
* Supporting pre-construction and estimating teams in tender stages
* Coordinating the tendering, negotiation, and placement of sub-contracts and material orders
* Providing comprehensive procurement advice and support to delivery teams
The ideal candidate will have good experience in procurement, along with an excellent grasp of modern civil engineering techniques, plant & equipment, and logistical needs. You should be a confident communicator with excellent grammar and language skills and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
This role is hybrid, and you will spend time working on site across the South West and Wales as well as from home. Its an ideal role if you like being out and about visiting site-based colleagues and stakeholders and also enjoy innovating and collaborating face to face in the office with your procurement colleagues to shape the centralised procurement function. You can base yourself from one of our client's offices in Monmouthshire, Bristol, Barnstaple or St Austell or Portsmouth.
In return for your skills and experience, our client offers a competitive salary, a fantastic benefits package, and the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects in the industry.
So, if you're ready to take your career to the next level and join a dynamic and innovative team, we'd love to hear from you! Email your CV or call us on 01905 381 320.
"Topographic Survey Specialist required"
£Competitive Car Allowance or Company Van Benefits
Our client is a well-established surveying company with expertise in topographical surveys. We are seeking an experienced Land Surveyor to join their team and conduct land surveys while mentoring junior surveyors. Our client offers a range of solutions including precision land surveys, 3D surveying services, site engineering and measured building surveys, for builders, architects, civil engineers.
As one of the team of Land Surveyors, you will be responsible for carrying out large scale topographical surveys and managing projects from start to finish, ensuring that all actions, such as drawings and reports, are delivered promptly.
In the role, you will have autonomy in managing projects, take responsibility for risk assessment, and follow health and safety procedures while visiting sites. You will be expected to communicate clearly and professionally with a range of audiences and stakeholders without expecting to be a salesperson or pitching and winning businesses.
Our client works on a countrywide remit, but site visits tend to be in the local area due to environmental considerations and bids on local and council projects. Although occasional overnight stays may be required, our client will ensure that work-life balance is good for its team of land surveyors. You will have the opportunity to mentor and support land surveying apprentices without having to performance manage them, allowing you to concentrate on your own responsibilities.
To be considered for this opportunity, you must have significant experience in surveying and processing with the ability to manage the project end to end, avoiding the complications of different departments that may be typical of larger organisations. You should communicate efficiently and professionally and be comfortable working in all outdoor environments, irrespective of the weather.
In terms of qualifications and experience, you may have studied geography or civil engineering or similar before becoming a land surveyor. You will possess a CSCS or ECTIB card and our client will also consider supporting further professional development and education.
Our client takes pride in offering variety in different projects, and you will not be expected to work overtime or night work, making this an excellent opportunity to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Does this sound like the next role for you? Email your CV quoting reference LX 1596008 to .
EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT - INTERIM EXECUTIVES DIVISION
£Competitive + bonus/commission scheme & benefits scheme
Location: Pershore, Worcestershire
Martin Veasey Talent Solutions is a leading independent executive search consultancy with experience recruiting across a diverse range of industries and service sectors. The client portfolio spans both the UK and international market places. Specialising in middle and senior management appointments we are able to source high quality candidates from the UK as well as all over the world, in a variety of disciplines, from key management roles to board level directors.
We utilise leading edge recruitment technology and marketing tools and work with a large blue chip multinational client base offering a full range of talent, recruitment, and assessment services.
The role of Executive Recruitment Consultant - for our Interim Executives Division will be a good combination of new business development, account management and both consultative and transactional recruitment. You will be working as part of a very successful and established team that enjoys a strong reputation in the marketplace. You will be involved in the whole recruitment lifecycle from developing client relationships, attending client visits, new business development, advertising, interviewing and managing your candidates through a client's selection process to the point where you place the candidate in a suitable role. You will have access to state of the art recruitment software and a candidate and client database that is proactively and regularly updated by our recruitment support team.
You will be responsible for sourcing, screening, interviewing and consulting with candidates on their career aspirations as well as forging strong relationships with clients and companies to understand their requirements and corporate culture to ensure that you source the very best candidates for them. You will develop and expand your interim executives division and identify new business opportunities. You will also be expected to work as part of a team and develop excellent working relationships both internally and externally.
A consultative, solutions focused approach.
Experience within the interim executives recruitment sector or experience of recruiting temporary managerial staff.
Excellent customer service/key account relationship management experience.
A hardworking and committed individual who is looking to contribute and progress within a growing company whilst maintaining their work, family life balance.
Ideally you will have previous recruitment experience gained either as an in-house recruiter, or as HR/Talent Acquisition/Resourcing Manager or with a recruitment/executive search and selection consultancy.
You will be a high achieving and articulate candidate who is able to present to the highest levels within business. Having excellent organisational skills, you will be able to work on multiple projects at any one time, ensuring that all are delivered on time and to a successful conclusion.
In return we offer a relaxed but challenging, team orientated, highly focused environment within a growing business. As well as a competitive salary we offer bonus/commission and a range of other benefits.
These roles are offered on a full or part time or job share basis and hybrid working. This may involve occasional evening calls to candidates/clients. The role will predominantly be based from our offices near Pershore.
Business Development Manager - Recruitment Solutions - Full Time or Part Time
£Competitive Pro Rata Bonus/Commission Benefits
As an experienced sales professional, what's it like to sell a service that you know isn't very good?
It's difficult to sell when, deep down, you don't believe what you're saying.
So, how would you feel about selling a professional recruitment service that excels in every way? A sales role where you can confidently create solutions around customers' requirements and know you have the backup of a talented team to carry them out perfectly?
Martin Veasey Talent Solutions are well-established and highly respected in the international recruitment industry. With clients on every continent, we specialise in delivering a tailored recruitment service with multiple selling points.
It's not just about finding people. Our team is well-trained in using multiple tools to assess personality and cultural fit. Plus, our 35 years of expertise in our sector means our clients trust our judgement when we submit candidates for review.
Over the past year, we've expanded our team and invested heavily in state-of-the-art technology to help us provide the best recruitment service possible. And now we're looking to expand our client base.
So that's where you come in.
You'll need to be an experienced sales professional who excels in solution selling. All our clients have different requirements, so it's about crafting a solution to fit their particular needs. We don't use a catalogue!
As such, experience in the recruitment industry is ideal. However, we will consider people with relevant expertise selling other tailored services. Your core skills will include intelligence and communication, as you'll be interacting with clients from senior to c-suite level.
Ideally degree qualified, you'll be a confident, resourceful, and proactive sales professional who loves the chase and will show tenacity when targeting new business.
Our offices are based near Worcester, so you'll need to be able to attend our site, but we're happy for you to work remotely or hybrid, and we'll consider full or part time hours depending on your situation.
This is a wide-ranged and varied role, so please get in touch by sending your CV or call us at 44 (0)1905 381 320 so we can discuss this in more detail.