Commercial Assistant

£17.50/hr Neg PAYE Umbrella
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A long term, inside IR35 freelance opportunities exists for a Commercial Assistant on an iconic rail project in Manchester and Huddersfield. Be part of a dynamic project team improving the travelling experience of rail commuters between Manchester and Leeds.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain the company's personal safety and environmental standards 
  • Review requisition requests and process in SAP.
  • Place orders for consumables and stationery through the relevant company portals.
  • Provide assistance in raising subcontract orders in SAP.
  • Issue correspondence to relevant suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Collation of delivery tickets.
  • Bought ledger invoice clearance to agreed payment terms, raising queries with suppliers where necessary.
  • Collate records and input into cost allocation systems.
  • Maintain document filing system.
  • Assist in general with commercial functions.
  • Attend meetings and training sessions.
  • Carry out other relevant duties as required from time to time.
  • Ensure compliance and adherence with project and company commercial procedures to follow an agreed process for cost control.



The requirements for this:

  • Experience in accounts payable, procurement, and order management would be advantageous.
  • Familiarity with administrative tasks within commercial operations.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Take ownership of worked assigned to you.
  • Proficiency in SAP and excel is desirable.
  • Previous experience working for major tier one construction companies would be advantageous.
  • GCSE in English and Mathematics


There is “first come first served” parking available. Working hours are from 8am to 5pm. 


If you are interested and available, then kindly lodge your CV here now.