Commercial Administrator

Commercial Administrator

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Housing Maintenance Trades

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20k - 25k per year

  • Contact:

    Holly Lewis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Commercial Administrator - Repairs / Maintenance (Social Housing)



Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm

My client has an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Administrator to join their team based in Stratford. This role supports the value for money agenda for work undertaken by the business, delivering a cost-effective operation, supported by practical and well managed sub-contractors, and acting as part of an engaged team. The successful candidate will also support the growth plans of the business with an active role in future work winning.

The role is busy and varied and requires an individual with the ability to engage with a multi discipline team of internal and external resource and support value for money delivery of responsive and programmed works, in a time critical and sensitive environment. The successful candidate will manage the administration of invoicing, act as primary day to day contact for sub-contractors’ administration queries, support and efficient variations process and the management of work-in- progress. They will also work with the Commercial Manager and Operations Manager to ensure accurate cost recording of materials and labour to each job and support the delivery of a high-quality repairs service to the tenants.

Amongst the tasks you will support are: maximising cash flow through managing prompt payments, providing commercial input to forecasting, hitting and exceeding KPI, production of commercial reports, trend analysis and delivering resulting actions, physical measurement of works and management of sub-contractor accounts, commercial and contractual advice to the wider team and risk management.

You will have the ability to exhibit the company values of Quality, Working Together, Integrity, Innovation and Commitment in everything you do and have appropriate technical skills, including data entry experience and some history working with NHF SOR 6.1. A good understanding of SOR and SMV would be a distinct advantage. Ideally you will have experience in a similar role and awareness of working within commercial terms and conditions. Your energy, communication skills and attention to detail will be the key that sets you apart from others.

In return our client offers a range of benefits including an annual review of salary, commitment to training and development, competitive annual leave allowances, Employee Assistance Programme, and a group personal pension plan.

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.