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Commercial Administrator

Job Title: Commercial Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Enfield, London
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SRJ908_1558431907
Contact Name: Sophie Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active and organised individual who has the ability to use their initiative within all areas of the business. As a Commercial Administrator, you will be working in a busy environment where time management, ability to prioritise workload and good attention to detail are important.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Commercial Team to prepare estimates, cost plans, bills of quantities, specifications and schedule of rates for new build, improvements and maintenance work.
  • Produce and send enquiries to subcontractors inviting them to tender and engagement with supply chain.
  • Receive and analyse quotations, liaising with Contracts Managers and Site Agents regarding price, proven history, availability etc.
  • Assisting the Commercial Team with the procurement of Subcontracts and materials purchase orders.
  • Collating the information for monthly Cost Value Reconciliations and Project Progress meetings.
  • Evaluating subcontract applications and producing certifications.
  • Your duties may vary from time to time within the broad remit of your role. You are required to undertake any such reasonable and appropriate duties.

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Ideally looking for someone with a Degree/HNC in Quantity Surveying/Construction but not essential
  • Have strong numeracy skills and IT skills which are critical for this role (Microsoft excel, word).
  • Ability to analyse and process technical data.
  • A commercial awareness and understanding of the construction process would be advantageous but is not essential.