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ICDS Recruitment
24 Upper Fitzwilliam St, Dublin 2

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Commercial Assistant

Location: Southern England
Entered: 28 Jan 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Permanent

Our Client is looking to hire a Commercial Assistant/ Operational Assistant to assist the Managing Quantity Surveyor within the Commercial team 

Job Description

• The successful candidate will report directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor within the Commercial team the roles include:
• Dealing with, and managing orders to and applications from, our approved subcontractors, including liaison with our subcontractors commercial and finance teams;
• Undertaking valuations/claims on the in-house IT “Inform” valuation system and contributing to the month end process;
• Organise and adjust Road Space Booking for the Road Marking team operations;
• Producing cost and value reports;
• Working closely with the Road Marking Manager and Depot Manager in delivery and commercial roles;
• Liaison with Commercial, Operational and Finance team personnel to ensure accuracy of cost and value capture;
• Review all information including Compensation Events (CE) with the Road Marking Manager and Depot Manager as required and the Managing Quantity Surveyor;
• Dealing with clients’ and subcontractors’ queries and enquiries;
• Ensuring that all CE information is accurately recorded and filed;
• Checking sub-contractors applications for payment are accurately coded and authorised in line with Skanska policies and procedures;
• Ensure accuracy of data entered into cost capture system (CPA);
• Provide cover for other members of the commercial team;
• Other administrative tasks.

The Individual

  • The ideal individual will have commercial/financial experience with a good attention to detail
  • You should be able to work with minimum guidance and show initiative
  • You will be a strong team player
  • You will add value to the contract
  • You will need to demonstrate attention to detail whilst working to very tight deadlines
  • You will be reliable and have excellent organisational skills
  • You will have excellent communication skills, coupled with a flexible and proactive approach to work to thrive in a busy team
  • You will have to be able to drive and have a car available for use for work.

Rewards and Benefits

• 28 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance Scheme
• Personal accident cover
• Professional fees paid
• Give as you earn – charity contributions
• IT Related discounts
• Share incentive plan (after 6 months service)
• Bike4Work scheme – opportunity to benefit from tax and NI savings on a new bike used primarily to travel to work.
• Employee Assistance Well-being Programme – 24 hour free confidential information and advice



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