Commercial Assistant

Posted 17 May 2023
Salary £25k - 30k per year
LocationMerthyr Tydfil
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePatrick Gray

Job description

Commercial Assistant-
Salary- £25,000-£30,000
Job Description:
We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to join our team as a Commercial Assistant. As a vital member of the Commercial Department, you will provide comprehensive support to the Commercial and Contract Managers. Your primary responsibilities will include assisting with contracts, negotiations, subcontractor and supplier communications, as well as claims management. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring the smooth operation of our commercial processes.
Key Responsibilities:
Collaborate with the Commercial team to handle contracts, negotiations, subcontractor and supplier communications, and claims management.
Facilitate the seamless movement of legal documents from drafting/receipt to collaboration, negotiation, and signature.
Maintain secure filing of all signed contracts, contract amendments, and other contractual and legal documents.
Assist in the production of commercial correspondence, record-keeping, and preparation of contractual notices in accordance with contractual conditions.
Perform any other reasonable duties as directed by your manager.
Environmental Responsibilities:
Incorporate environmental considerations into decision-making processes, such as material procurement, energy efficiency, pollution, and site ecology.
Demonstrate awareness of the environmental consequences of actions, familiarize yourself with relevant project documentation, standards, and contractual requirements, and seek advice from the Environmental Department as needed.
Specific Safety Responsibilities:
Take reasonable care for personal safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your actions or omissions in the workplace.
Cooperate with employers and other individuals in the performance of statutory duties.
Respect and avoid interfering with anything provided for health, safety, or welfare purposes.
Evaluate safety practices and procedures to identify opportunities for improvement.
Person Specification:
Skills and Experience:
Proficient IT knowledge and skills, particularly in MS Office.
Excellent prioritization and time management skills.
Self-motivated, reliable, trustworthy, and conscientious approach to work.
Flexibility and willingness to take on diverse responsibilities while meeting tight deadlines.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced office environment.
Strong administrative and organizational skills.
Effective interpersonal communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and concisely.
Some knowledge or experience in the construction industry is desirable, but not essential.
We welcome individuals who are committed to excellence, possess strong attention to detail, and thrive in a collaborative environment. If you meet the above qualifications and are looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to a major project, we encourage you to apply.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Patrick Gray at Carrington West on 02393 876 069 for more information.
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