Commercial Assistant

Recruiter
Balfour Beatty
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
21 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Administration Assistant to join our Gas & Water business unit to work in Wolverhampton.

As a Commercial Administration Assistant, you will have the following accountabilities:

Analytical Thinking & Decision Making

  • Orders information and systematically checks data

Cost Engineering

  • Measure, record & value work unsupervised in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures

Planning

  • Review weekly, monthly, section programmes of works
  • Plan commercial activities to meet requirements of section programmes
  • Have an understanding of delay and disruption programmes

Estimating

  • Measure & interpret specifications & drawings
  • Build up estimates from first principle including net and gross estimates
  • Translate measurement from drawings and Specifications and prepare Bills of Quantities and Schedules of rates

Project Management

  • Use the company's ERP System
  • Collation of Cost and Value Information
  • Preparation of Cost reconciliation statements

Procurement

  • Collect information required to specify procurement requirements
  • Record and document information including registration of interest
  • Understand the steps / documentation required

Commercial Management

  • Collation of cost and value information
  • Measurement of works and agreements with subcontractors

Development, Recruitment and Retention

  • Maintain a Personal Development Plan

The following qualities and experience are desirable:

  • HNC/HND
  • NVQ
  • Work experience
  • Industry knowledge
  • Knowledge of the role of the commercial function

Personal qualities will include:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Achievement Focus (Achieving Results)
  • Analytical Thinking & Decision Making