Commercial Administrator / QS
MD Group– Exeter / Bristol
Do you have previous experience in Social Housing? Do you have an excellent understanding of Schedule of Rates? Are you committed to putting the customer at the heart of what you do? We are looking for an enthusiastic commercial person that wants to provide high quality work to support our business and its values.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Administrator QS who will be assigned contracts with responsibility for full invoicing, cost reconciliation and reporting. Paramount importance is the ability and knowledge of SORs. They will need to ensure the prompt conversion of works from WIP (works in progress) to invoice and cash, in order to reduce risk, building relationships with clients in order to assist. They will offer support to other departments with regards to commercial/contractual issues, working closely with the Contracts/Operations Manager.
The ideal candidate will have:
·Proven main contractor experience working in a commercial role on response & planned maintenance contracts in the social housing sector
·Knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation including the use of Schedule of Rates
·Commercial skills to maximise value recovery and control cost
·Good communication and time management skills
·Knowledge and understanding of contractual obligations under various forms of contract
·Excellent IT skills including the use of internal cost systems and particularly advanced in Excel, including VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables as a minimum
·Experience of managing and improving internal and external customer relationships and conflict handling
·Understanding of KPI drivers for MD and our clients