Trainee Commercial Assistant, Jobs, South East, Reading, 264

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Trainee Commercial Assistant - Reading

£20,000 - £25,000 - Construction - WHITE collar
Ref: 264 Date Posted: Friday 09 Nov 2018
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Clifton Shard are working exclusively with successful Groundworks company in Reading who work on commercial groundworks projects ranging in size from £50k to £10 million.   They undertake a wide variety projects within civil engineering, ground work and small demolition projects.

Due to their continued success and ongoing work they are now seeking a Trainee Commercial Assistant to work on commercial projects throughout the South.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Assisting the Commercial Director in preparation of tenders by;

  • Working out materials required for a project and then liaising with suppliers.
  • Preparing Sub-Contractor tender enquires
  • Attending client meetings

Assist Surveyors with;

  • Taking off materials for ordering purposes
  • Managing Sub-Contractor
  • Visiting Projects on a weekly basis
  • Submitting Valuations and subsequent client meetings in order to maximise value.

You will also be required to assist with general office and procurement administration. Full training for the role will be provided along with day release for University to study suitable construction qualifications (After probation period), however a Construction qualification would be beneficial. You will also need the following;

  • Good Maths ability
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Strong computer skills both verbally and orally
  • Commercial acumen
  • Good communication skills both verbally and orally.
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to manage numerous tasks at one-time.

To be considered for the role you must have a genuine interest in joining the construction industry along with the desire to study a construction qualification at University/College.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to get into a Commercial Manager role, working under pressure and contributing to the success of the business. My client is a growing company so there is real opportunity to make a difference and become a valued employee.

If you are interested, please apply online today and we will be in touch within 2 working days to discuss your application. If you would like to discuss the opportunity before applying, please contact Ben Wood who will be happy to answer any questions you have.