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Commercial Assistant

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £156 per day

  • Contact:

    Matthew Ulysses

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876013

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


What we need:
Carrington West are pleased to be working with our client, a local authority in Cambridgeshire, to find an available, experienced and ambitious commercial assistant. You will be supporting the Commercial Manager to effectively manage the companies works in the region as well as dealing with sub-contractors and stakeholders.

What we're looking for:
We are looking for somebody that is hungry to take the next step in their career, is keen to get involved in an authorities complex finances and willing to offer their best effort to work with our client on a temporary, yet long term assignment. Possibility of joining the company permanently will also be a future option to you. A key capability in this job is to have great attention to detail and the ability to maintain accurate data records.

What you need:
·Proven experience in providing excellent customer service.
·Proven ability to work methodically, follow agreed procedures and accurately record data and information.
·Experience of working with IT systems to produce analysis, reports, and statistics.
·Experience in reviewing contractor performance and escalating issues.
·Good attention to detail and the ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed time-scales.
·Good oral and written communications.
·Good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
·Able to demonstrate good analytical skills
·Demonstrate the Guinness Behaviours.
Understanding of Highways related projects would be advantageous as this is the specific departments specialism, however this is not essential and the most important requirements are the aforementioned points.

Essential Qualifications
·GCSEs in Maths & English or equivalent qualifications, or to a level of competency.

What to do now
If you are interested in this job and match the criteria described, please send us your application today.

Not for you
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, 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, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Matt at Carrington West on 02393 876013 for more information.