Job Title: Project Commercial Assistant
Job Type: Contract
Location: Sandwell, West Midlands
Rate: Â£150-Â£175 per day
Duration: Minimum of 3 months
A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting for a Project Commercial Assistant to work on a contract basis, minimum of 3 months with opportunities for extension, based in Sandwell, West Midlands.
â€ Measure works on site to assist in the payment valuation and variation processes. Undertake periodic valuations of works in progress. Prepare certificates for payment as appropriate.
â€ Support the commercial process by research and evaluation of information from contractors.
â€ Assist in preparation of estimates for works. Input cost and quantity information into estimating systems and produce reports.
â€ Assist in preparation of tender, pricing and contract documentation. Carry out cost analysis of accepted tenders.
â€ Prepare budgets and detailed estimates. Cost plan as necessary during development to meet financial targets.
â€ Prepare final accounts, including validation of contractor submission by measurement and quantification.
â€ Input data related to contracts into the companyâ€s project management reporting system.
â€ Working across a number of different projects involved in repairing bridges, structures etc.
â€ Required to put costs together, reporting cost of work completed ever 4 weeks, putting purchase orders onto the system for materials
â€ Basic knowledge of the construction / railway industry.
â€ Numeracy skills.
â€ Industry forms of contract.
â€ Computer literate.
â€ Experience operating in a similar position, putting together costs, budgets, estimates etc
â€ Experienced with Excel and other MS office applications
â€ Civils background (as this will help getting quotes for materials)
â€ Experience of working within a commercial environment.
â€ Knowledge of basic estimating, valuation and cost reporting.