Commercial Administrator

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Office Services
  • Posted: 16 February 2024
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Mpeople Recruitment are currently seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Commercial Administrator on behalf of our client who are a well-established engineering business in Rochdale (OL11).

  • Hours of work: 36.25 per week - flexible on working hours (start time between 08:00-09:30), with a 3pm finish on Fridays.
  • Salary: In the region of £25,000
  • Benefits: Private healthcare, advanced holiday allowance, wellbeing events, bespoke development programs & long service awards


Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Assist the Commercial Manager in ensuring the delivery of service requirements within the department.  
  • Assist cost analysis of various types of work as a forerunner to tender preparation. 
  • Identify commercial risks and assist develop suitable responses.  
  • Monitor and control costs throughout the project.  
  • Identify risks surrounding the project and cost variations.  
  • Track and maintain budget management where required.  
  • Analyse, produce, and present reports as required.  
  • Liaise between all managers, site managers, subcontracts, and site teams.  
  • Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project. 
  • Track changes to the design and/or construction work and adjust budget projections accordingly. 
  • Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers.
  • Prepare and analyse project costings for tenders, such as materials, quantities, labour and time.


The required traits, skills, and background:

  • Experience within the construction, manufacturing or engineering industry is required.
  • Attention to detail and ability to apply analytical thinking in problem-solving.
  • Experience working within a customer-facing role, and the ability to build strong customer relationships.
  • Able to work under pressure and to a high standard.
  • Excellent communication/customer-facing skills.
  • Disciplined and organised.
  • Able to work on own initiative, unsupervised, but also contribute to an effective team.


Please note that Mpeople Recruitment cannot always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CV's received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept this as not been successful. Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search.

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