Commercial Administrator

Closing Date: 15/10/2021 @ 17:00

Position Description

We are currently looking to fill the role of a Commercial Administrator to support our growing Team in our fabulous new Head Quarters based in Banbridge. This post is a permanent contract and offers an amazing opportunity for a candidate that wants to gain experience with a progressive and dynamic company to further their career.

Job Summary

In this position you will play a key role within the Commercial Function and help to deliver award winning projects & products. Assisting to manage the costs from the early design plans, through to the Practical Completion & beyond..

Responsibilities include:

  • Build, manage & maintain relationships with clients, contractors, other construction professionals, suppliers and site staff.
  • Assist in compiling monthly valuations, job costing reviews and final accounts alongside the QS team.
  • Assist in the commercial activities of the business.
  • Assist to prepare on-time monthly valuations following site measurements and work-in-progress reviews.
  • Follow up monthly valuations to make sure that payments are received on time as per the agreed contract conditions.
  • Assist in compiling & processing monthly subcontractor payments including checking applications for accuracy.
  • Assist in costing (including where necessary obtaining quotes) for variations and assist in compiling this information into a formal variation quote.
  • Responsible for managing live project trackers to ensure commercial team have the most accurate up-to-date information available to them at all times.
  • Be responsible for managing monthly due dates for commercial activities such as valuation submission or invoicing.
  • Compile contract documentation ready for review by the commercial team.
  • Assist the commercial team with negotiations by preparing sub-contract documents.
  • Complete and submit project documentation and correspondence within agreed timeframes.
  • Pro-actively identifying and driving opportunities to increase efficiency in commercial management (e.g. automation of existing systems).
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by Management.

    Essential Criteria:

    • 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above or equivalent, these must include Mathematics and English Language.
    • Relevant experience working in a similar role.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel.
    • Accuracy and good attention to detail.
    • Good level of numerical/analytical Skills.
    • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
    • Ability to work alone and as part of a team.
    • Good organization and time management skills.

    Desirable Criteria:

    • Third level qualification in a relevant subject.
    • Experience in a construction or mechanical environment.
    • Experience in financial planning and control of mechanical or construction projects.
    • Contractual knowledge of both JCT and NEC Forms of Contract.


Head Office, Banbridge


08:00-17:00, Mon – Thu; 08:00-15:00, Fri


Competitive depending on experience

Responsible to:

Commercial Manager

About Us

The opportunity has arisen to join an industry leader in UK's Building Services providers. We design, develop and deliver a wide range of offsite-prefabricated, innovative and sustainable building service solutions throughout the UK & Ireland.

Alternative Heat specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of prefabricated energy solutions, typically built in NI and shipped throughout the UK and Ireland. We also offer turnkey design, build and operate solutions for commercial energy centers and large-scale district heating solutions and have experience with successfully procuring and delivering many similiar packages to a wide range of public body's throughout Ireland and UK.

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Annual Health Check
  • 30 days Annual Leave
To apply for this role, send your CV and covering letter to Alternative Heat is an equal opportunities employer.
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