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Commercial Assistant

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £16.00 - 17.50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Rail, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Jon Sheridan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 205 1273
  • Expiry Date: 04 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 406454JSN

We are currently seeking a Commercial Assistant to support the existing commercial team working on a major railway project in the region.

Key activities will include
• Maintain high personal safety and environmental standards in accordance with Company policy. Be aware and contribute in _Your Safety is My Safety_ vision
• Review requisition requests and process in SAP
• Place orders for Consumables and Stationary through the relevant Company Portals
• Provide assistance in raising subcontract orders in SAP
• Issue correspondence to relevant suppliers and subcontractors
• Collation of delivery tickets
• Bought ledger invoice clearance to agreed payment terms, raising queries with suppliers where necessary
• Collate records and input into cost allocation systems
• Maintain document filing system
• Assist in general with commercial functions
• Attend meetings and training sessions
• Carry out other relevant duties as required from time to time
• Ensure compliance and adherence with project and company commercial procedures to follow an agreed process for cost control

Qualifications & Experience
• GCSE in English and Mathematics
• To be diligent and motivated
• Demonstrate a desire to learn
• Good communication skills
• Proactive team player
• Good attention to detail
• Good IT skills
• Experience with SAP and Excel is desirable
• Previous industry experience would be an advantageous