Assistant Commercial Manager

Randstad CPE
£35000 - £45000/annum Negotiable
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Randstad CPE are currently looking for an experienced Assistant Commercial Manager to join a rapidly expanding Civil Engineering Company on a permanent basis. This role will be based around Bolton, Greater Manchester. This is a massive opportunity for any ambitious Commercial Assistant to grow their experience & talent. As well as being on board with a two forward thinking contractor, which will look great on any CV.

The Contractor

My Client is a Regional contractor within Civil Engineering and Highways. This 3rd generation family firm celebrates its 70th year in 2017 specialises in long-term framework contracts with Local Councils and Transport Authorities and has been constantly expanding over recent years as a result of its success.

Key Responsibilities

* Manage the process of tenders and quotations & PQQ submissions including issuing material & sub-contractor enquiries and negotiating pre-submission prices.
* Procurement of materials / services (site specific) and annual contracts.
* Developing and managing supply chain including appraisals and reviews and rebates
* Development & implementation of company marketing strategy
* Business development
* Internal & external communications including works for and on behalf of clients

Experience and Qualifications:

* Logical approach to problem solving with strong maths/engineering base
* Proven communication and negotiation skills
* Ability to work independently and to strict deadlines
* Experience in procurement or business development
* Driving License
* Working knowledge of MS Word & MS Excel

Desirable Skills:

* Experience with sub contractors
* CIPS qualification or similar
* Working knowledge of MS Project
* Experience in bid writing of PQQ submissions
* Working knowledge of NEC 3 / JCT
* Influencer
* Trainer / mentor
* Understanding of the construction industry

Skill Requirements:

* Experience with Cost Reporting and End of month forecasting
* Educated to Degree level, or equivalent experience with Quantity Surveying
* Water & gas experience is preferred
* Good Civils knowledge through experience

The Package:

* Mileage Allowance (45p for first 10,000 miles, 25p thereafter.)
* Profit Related Bonus
* The company operates a Workplace Pension Scheme with The Peoples Pension
* 35 days including bank holidays and 2 week shut-down at Christmas
* Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.30 including ½ hours lunch (40 hours)

If you would like to apply for this role then please email me your CV at or call me on 07983015640.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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