Buyer/Office Administrator in St Albans

Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire, England

£21k - 23k per year

Newstaff Recruitment Agency in St Albans is currently looking for a Buyer/Office Administrator on behalf of our client based in St Albans.

Buyer/Office Administrator in St Albans

Job Type: Full-time, Office-based

Salary: £21,000 per annum + bonus circa £1,500

Benefits: Negotiable depending on experience. 20 Days Holiday + Bank holidays, Company Pension, On-site Parking, Bonus Scheme

Key Responsibilities – Office Administration:

  • Act as the first point of contact and manage telephone communications with internal and external customers, ensuring a professional and efficient service.
  • Support the daily operations of the office by accurately delivering administrative duties.
  • Maintain and update standard information, including contact details for the team and contractors.
  • Ensure adequate levels of kitchen and office supplies.
  • Prepare monthly CIS statements for fitters.
  • Manage and organise key operations every week.

Key Responsibilities – Buyer:

  • Procure materials for site and office use and maintain the order book spreadsheet.
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers.
  • Create, monitor, and maintain various buying documents to support contract managers.
  • Ensure accurate material pricing and monitor supplier pricing changes.
  • Coordinate deliveries through delivery systems.
  • Manage specific samples for clients.
  • Handle company credit card purchases and maintain the credit card order book.
  • Manage and maintain the monthly invoice filing systems.


  • Flexibility, motivation, and a team player mentality.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to maintain high delivery standards under pressure.
  • Industry experience is desired but not essential.
  • Strong time management, attention to detail, and organisational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with systems or a demonstrated ability to learn quickly.
  • Problem-solving skills to identify and resolve administrative issues.
  • A proactive approach to proposing creative solutions.
  • Ability to collaborate with different departments and address challenges.
  • Organised with the ability to prioritise workload effectively.
  • A driving licence is required due to the location with no reliable public transport links.


  • GCSEs A-C or 9-5 preferred.


  • Office administration experience preferred.

If you are interested in this job in St Albans, don’t hesitate, and apply today. A member of the Newstaff Recruitment Agency team in St Albans will contact you shortly. Additionally, if you have any questions or concerns, you can contact Zoe on 01727 864 777 or email your CV to Furthermore, if you’re searching for similar jobs in St Albans, check out our website at Also, don’t forget to give us a like on Facebook @newstaffemployment so that you can stay up-to-date with all the latest job postings. We add new jobs daily!

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  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • County: Hertfordshire
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