Commercial Administrator

Specific Location
Northampton

Division
South Midlands

Hours of Work
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Brand
David Wilson Homes

Contract Type
Full-time

Closing Date
05 March 2018

Commercial Administrator

The Commercial team deals with everything to do with cost-effective building, including quantity surveying, estimating, procurement and material buying.

With a watching brief on choice of material, cost, customer satisfaction and sales, and other critical issues, our Commercial team – which comprises Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and Material Buyers - has one objective: to deliver best quality homes, at the best possible cost. Their work is fundamental to our continued viability as a business and presents a fast-moving challenge that will exercise your creativity and commercial flair to the full.

 

SUMMARY OF ROLE

To assist and support the Commercial Team.

 

WHAT WILL I BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?

  • Using COINS for sub-contract payments of trade contractors over a number of projects.
  • Assisting in the processing of both self-billing and invoice payments.
  • Working with different departments to clear accounts and action queries.
  • Update and housekeeping of sub-contract database within the Coins system.
  • Upkeep and implementation of internal Health & Safety management systems.
  • Monitoring retentions held and releasing retentions as requested by Commercial Director / Commercial Manager.
  • General administration within the commercial department.
  • Assisting with sub-contract tender for surveyors.
  • Plant allocations on COINs.
  • Knowledge of COINs OA and Plus will be advantageous.

 

KEY SKILLS

  • IT literate – Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Work efficiently and accurately at all times.
  • Numerate, with good organisation and administration skills.
  • Team player, supportive of departmental colleagues.
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers.

 

WHAT ABOUT THE BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Money purchase pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Death in Service Benefits
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