Commercial Assistant

Resource Direct Recruitment Limited
West Malling
22 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Resource Direct Recruitment (RDR) is an internal recruitment for a global energy services and facilities management group. Our recruiting expertise spans across facilities management (hard and soft services), corporate, executive, sales, marketing, procurement, operations, manufacturing, engineering, finance, IT and HR. We pride ourselves in recruiting the best talent and offer insight on recruitment industry trends.

We have an exciting opportunity and require an outstanding Commercial Assistant to be based in West Malling. This is a permanent full time role working 40 hours per week (Monday - Friday 08:00am – 17:00pm). On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

* Assist with Sub-contract procurement and commercial management on designated projects

* Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts

* Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities

* To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting on a designated project(s)

* Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout

* Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and assist with ensuring the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work

* Commercial Assistant should liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required

* Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payments

* Process subcontractor requests for payment

* Assist the commercial management team with the compilation for monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designation project(s)

* Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases

* Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors

Knowledge and Skills for Commercial Assistant

* Excellent verbal communication and numeracy skills

* IT skills – MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc

Qualifications & required Experience:

* HNC/HND level experience within a surveying position reporting to either a surveyor/ senior surveyor or a commercial manager

Due to the high volume of applicants we will not contact unsuccessful applicants at screening process

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. RDR do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community

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