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Commercial Assistant Construction

Job Title: Commercial Assistant Construction
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: 20000 - 25000
REF: 373
Contact Name: Anthony McCormack
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

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Working for a well-recognised niche firm specialising in providing design and engineering consulting services in civil engineering majoring on geotechnical & piling solutions. With business booming this 'family feel' firm is taking it to the next level with the hiring of a high potential Commercial Assistant such as yourself.

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The Commercial Assistant Construction job and opportunity itself which is a varied all-round support role including Procurement / Accounting, Office and Site Administration. 

This is an entry level role, likely Temporary to Permanent, with every possibility of job expansion and future promotions. Firstly, the role is responsible for procurement - Buying / renting of materials, tools, plant and equipment for civil engineering jobs / sites both locally to Bristol & UK wide. Ensuring plant is off hired when jobs complete, liasing with site managers/foremen, obtain copy delivery notes – confirmation off hire notes etc.   Secondly, Accounts Administration – posting P/L & S/L  invoices/bank transactions/ timesheets/ expenses, some balance sheet reconciliations.  Thirdly Site Administration – Produce tracker reports, chase weekly timesheets, adhoc admin filing etc. Lastly -  Office Administration -  reception/ answer phone, maintaining enquiry database/ outstanding enquiry lists in excel, adhoc office/estimating admin including MD’s typing.

You will have

To be successful as Commercial Assistant Construction you will have:

  • Experience in procurement, purchasing or buying.
  • Construction / engineering industry experience
  • Ability to demonstrate commercial/ financial  skills.
  • Strong numeracy, literacy, and organisation skills.
  • Team player willing to tackle general administration.

You will get

The Commercial Assistant Construction will enjoy competitive salary, £20K - £25K+ Neg on experience.

Plus benefits package after qualifying and crucially a challenging role with a successful company and career growth potential!