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Assistant Buyer (Durham)

Date: July/22/2021

Sirius Civil Engineering – Assistant Buyer (Durham)

Due to the continued expansion, Sirius Civil Engineering are recruiting an Assistant Buyer to join the team.


The Role
Training will be provided in buying and procurement across several multi-million-pound sites across the North East & Yorkshire. Typical duties include:

    • • Liaise with the site teams to ensure best practice for the procurement of materials
  • • Procure goods and services to be delivered to construction sites
  • • Raise purchase orders
  • • Liaise with suppliers on a daily basis
  • • Deal with any purchase order/invoice issues, following them through to resolution
  • • Administer material order documentation
  • • Carry out general administrative responsibilities within the department
  • • Implement, monitor and update procurement programme/schedule
  • • Report and co-ordinate deliveries to site management teams
  • • Issue, record and manage tender enquiries and quotations for the Estimating department
  • • Provide support as necessary to the buyers where fluctuations in workload demand


The Candidate

Applicants must have a passion for a career in civil engineering/construction and have an appetite to develop their career through continued professional development. Candidates must possess the following skills:

  • • Excellent interpersonal skills, as you will be dealing with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • • IT literate and proficient with Microsoft Office
  • • High level of academic skills demonstrated via GCSE results or similar including Grade A in mathematics
  • • A methodical worker, with a natural ability to problem-solving
  • • Excellent IT skills

Candidates should hold a full current driving licence.

The position will be based at our Durham office:
Russel House, Mill Road, DH7 8HJ


About Sirius

The Sirius Group offers a wide range of services to the built environment. From planning, environmental and geotechnical consultancy, our expertise extends to demolition, remediation, drilling and grouting and civil engineering projects. Our renewable energy assets provide green power to industry across the UK.

Founded in 2003, The Sirius Group is a privately owned Engineering and Consulting group, providing high-quality design, construction and engineering services across the UK. The Group currently employs around 225 people to investigate, design, develop and construct solutions for our clients.

General information
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm
Holidays: 21 days plus 8 days bank holidays
Salary: An attractive salary and benefits package will be discussed confidentially on application.

Sirius Benefits
The Sirius Group offers a number of employee benefits including:
Pension scheme
Sirius Benefits+ Scheme which includes:
• Employee Assistance Program
• Reward Me Now savings
• Cycle Scheme
• Tech Scheme

To apply
Please email your CV and a letter of application to:


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