Commercial Administrator

Location Ballymena, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Deirdre Mulvenna
Job ref BA000CAB_1629107117

Job description

Commercial Administrator

We are currently recruiting for a Commercial Administrator to join the busy team for one of our clients based in Ballymena. The client is a multi- award-winning building contractor who, for years have been building across County Antrim for clients ion the commercial, education, healthcare and community sectors. The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational skills, written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively across multiple tasks.

Job Description and Duties

You will support the Estimating and Surveying department, with key administrative tasks (e.g. updating databases, email & phone communications, scanning, word processing, calculations, sending & receiving supply chain enquiries) to support the efficient running of the organisation. You will enjoy working with the team to ensure deadlines are met and documentation is accurately completed and filed.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with Estimating and surveying team on a daily basis, providing general administrative support
  • Logging new projects onto the system and downloading and saving tender information into the project file
  • Administrations, compilation and sending of supplier enquiries
  • Maintain accurate supplier databases
  • Telephone & email support for suppliers regarding enquiries and ensuring quotations are returned with the tender deadline
  • Assisting with the timely distribution of updates to tender information
  • Creating the relevant tender information for the estimators
  • Assisting with calculation checks and the tender completion process

Essential Criteria

  • 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above (including Maths and English) or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in an administrative role
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload
  • Able to take instructions and work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills and good telephone manner
  • Problem solving skills and good organisational skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in Construction & Estimating department
  • Experience in Microsoft 365
  • Experience in working a fast paced office environment

Hours of work

  • Monday to Friday - 9am - 5pm


  • To be discussed

Job Type- Full time, Permanent

If you are interested in the above position, please apply and a member of the Staffline team will be in touch with those successful applicants.


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