Commercial Assistant (VN2728)


Commercial Assistant (VN2728)

Business Area: Commercial, Quantity Surveying & Project Management

Vacancy Base: Guildford - Merrow

County: Surrey

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 40

Ringway is a market leader in the Highways Term Maintenance Industry, responsible for looking after over 50,000 kms of the UK’s highways network. We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports our clients, underpinned by the recruitment, development and retention of a locally based workforce. We want you to grow your career in a way that suits you, whether that is making the best of your skills in a role you enjoy, or developing new skills as you progress with our company.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following duties:


·        Making sure accurate records are maintained and supplied to client

·        Work in Partnership with the Client and in a collaborative manner

·        Assist the team in compiling of monthly applications for payments

·        Commercial assistance to operations

·        Site measurement procedures and processes

·      To carry out any reasonable task as requested by a member of management.

·      To assist Operational Managers and other operational staff in the financial and commercial management of orders as directed by the Senior Surveyor

·      The accurate and timely preparation of Applications for Payment and Invoice, including the compilation of all supporting information, as directed by the Senior Surveyor, including the preparation of periodic measures and valuations

·     Liaise with the site management teams in the preparation of Early Warning Notices / Compensation Events, for both submission and internal reporting.

·     To liaise well and work closely with the Senior Surveyor to identify Operational Managers / Supervisors requirements and provide effective commercial solutions.

·     To liaise and develop long term relationships with operational managers / Supervisors and others as required in client, supply chain and other partner organisations to maximise all potential business opportunities.


  The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following experience:

·        Administration experience

·       Placed and written purchase orders

·       Understands costing of labour, plant and materials

·       Understands valuations, applications for payments and variations

·       Able to place subcontract enquiries, orders and pre let meetings

·       Understandings of measurement, rates, build up and cost control

·       Previous experience in a commercial role within a highway’s maintenance environment would be an advantage


The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

             ·       Team player

·        Able to communicate to all levels

·        Logical and detailed in approach to work

·        Methodical

·        Computer literate

Awarded Investors in People Silver, a member of the 5% Club and recognised as an Investor in Diversity. Providing opportunity and growth for all our employees is the bedrock of our business, ensuring a safe, happy and productive workforce.
Read more about working for Ringway on our careers website
We have a dedicated recruitment team and politely request that agencies refrain from contacting anyone across our businesses with regards to speculative CV’s or offering to assist with our vacancies, thank you.
Ringway recognises the importance of helping our employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements across many of our roles.

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