Commercial Assistant - NVE/J19294

Commercial Assistant

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Contract Scotland are recruiting for a market leader in principal civil engineering, who are seeking to appoint a Commercial Assistant to add to their continued success in the UK construction market. Our client are well known for being one of the biggest names in the civil engineering market, delivering high value energy, highway, flood prevention, rail and marine projects.

This contractor distinguishes itself with their well-constructed and delivered continuous professional development initiatives. We've seen first-hand the positive impact these have had on employees within this business, enabling a level of growth that has accelerated careers and offered exposure to several complex engineering schemes. It's no surprise that this contractor has an extremely low level of staff turnover.

What can you expect?
Within the current market there has never been higher demand for commercial staff in the construction market. As a Commercial Assistant the main purpose of the role is to provide support the senior management & commercial team in all contractual/financial matters relating to the management of projects.

You will have the important role of being part of the commercial department and will be expected to oversee and successfully communicate with suppliers and relevant internal departments in the business. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

• Collating cost reports
• Processing payment applications
• Carry out measurements, valuations and agreement of work packages
• Monitoring company expenditure
• Document/system management
• Ensuring cost, contract and estimate numbers are accurately taken
• Provide ad hoc admin support to the wider team as require
• Provide advice on commercial risk on projects

To apply for this role you will also have past experience working in a commercial team/similar role and will be focused on delivering set targets. You will also be a competent user of Microsoft Office/Excel and will have high working standards.

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Nicole Verden-Glenn
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Nicole, joining Contract Scotland in 2016 as a Recruitment Resourcer, assisted/contributed towards making key placements within the civil engineering sector and progressed to Recruitment Consultant. In 2018, Nicole moved into our Shared Services division specialising in temporary and permanent recruitment. Shared Services launched in January 2017 as a result of high demand from existing clients and Nicole, now spends her time working within Administrative departments. Nicole likes achieving and seeing results for both her clients and candidates and thrives through offering the best possible service. Nicole is always chasing the next challenge and is keen to progress, further her knowledge and capabilities as well as expanding her market share within Shared Services.


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