Contracts Co-ordinator - Ground Investigation

04 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Salary: GBPhighly competitive + valuable benefits
About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity for a Contracts Coordinator to join an enthusiastic team delivering Ground Investigation and Geotechnical Services to a wide range of clients across the UK with the UK's number one testing, inspection and compliance company.
Client focused and quality driven, we are a leading provider of Ground Investigation Services. Now we need a Contracts Coordinator to effectively support the business by allocating and instructing internal and external resources, procuring products and services from suppliers for fieldworks and the business facility, whilst providing day to day support to the Geotechnical Operations team at the Southam office when required. The successful candidate will also need to effectively manage the order book ensuring accurate records of expenditure are kept and formulate accurate monthly reports of non-salary expenditure.
You will:

- Provide day to day operational support to Project Managers and Field Staff to ensure fieldwork and facilities equipment and supplies are ordered, in good order and calibrated
- Work with Project Managers to ensure optimised utilisation of in-house resources and undertake the procurement of appropriate approved sub-contract resources to supplement in-house resources, including management of T&Cs for all subcontract staff
- Manage the purchase order book and purchase ledger accruals process including reviewing sub-contractor and supplier invoices and ensuring that all costs have been attributed to the contract
- Establish and maintain good relationships with suppliers including negotiating purchase and hire rates for all plant, equipment and materials ordered

About you:
We're looking for a professional, dynamic and motivated individual with ability to work alone and as part of a team.
Communicative, organised, flexible and committed, you must also have:

- Good verbal and written communication skills
- The ability to use spreadsheets and other office software programmes
- A willingness to learn new skills in a specialist department
- An understanding of purchasing and accruals processes

In return, we offer a competitive salary, and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension and discounts on high street shopping.
With over 100 years of history, SOCOTEC UK is the UK's leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, operating across three sectors and offering an unrivalled range of technical expertise and accredited services, including consultancy. Proud of our innovative nature, customer focus and drive to continually improve, we put people at the heart of what we do, employing more than 1400 people throughout a nationwide network of UKAS accredited laboratories and offices, serving over 7000 customers.
Think you've got what it takes to add value to our success?
SOCOTEC UK is an equal opportunities employer