Resource Assistant Job

We’ve supplied everywhere from Bournemouth to Bermuda and have huge growth and expansion plans… that’s where you come in! We’re looking for a motivated, detailed and focused person to join our resource Department. British manufacturing is at the heart of our business, and that means you would be too. Whether you have years of experience or are a graduate or trainee, if you can tick most of the following boxes, we’d love to hear from you.

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01202 577 111

Resource Assistant Job Description

Role Purpose

  • Assist the Resource manager with maintaining an overview on all company projects.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the staff and accommodation planners.
  • Assist in the day-to-day operation of the Resource department with office-based support.
  • To manage the Resource function in the absence of the resource manager.
  • Reconcile spend on labour, accommodation, plant etc, ensuring invoices and purchase orders correspond, and actual costs are journaled accurately into the Company system on a project-by-project basis.
  • Assist in the maintenance and communication of the staff planner including changes.
  • Work with and communicate changes in work scope in upcoming projects.
  • Compile reports on demand for the Resource manager with an over-view of upcoming jobs inc plant and accommodation reconciliations.
  • Manage clothing and PPE sourcing / distribution keeping record of receipt and stock levels.
  • Book, raise purchase orders for and assist in the procurement of items required to deliver projects such as accommodation, plant, tools and agency staff etc.
  • Ensure all purchases are made within the budget available per project, highlighting and getting approval for any over-spend prior to placing orders.
  • Work to minimise spend where possible, assisting in improving project profitability.
  • Prepare and review budget overview and control sheets.
  • Review vendor invoices against purchase orders, ensuring they correspond and negotiating with vendors where discrepancies have occurred.
  • Post job journals to recognise actual job costs for all operational purchases on a project-by-project basis.
  • Finalise details of purchases and deliveries when required.
  • Chase up any deliveries which are due / late to avoid problems on site.
  • Assist in managing required accreditation prior to on-site works commencing.
  • Assist with site tool maintenance including fall arresters etc and in vehicle PAT testing etc.
  • Attend meetings when required


£28,000.00 per year


Christchurch, Dorset


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01202 577 111