Commercial Assistant – HONJP00148863 – London

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Job Issue Date:
2019-09-11 11:50:41

Job Start Date:
2019-09-23 00:00:00

Job Description:

Client Building Solutions (HBS) UK is a leading system integrator and a direct channel to market for solutions and services based on Client's industry leading building automation products and software. We address customer's needs for integrated solutions across Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), Fire and Security. Working closely with Client partners we serve the needs of customers for whom the building is critical to business as in Airports, Hospitals, Industrial Plants, Educational Institutes, Data Centres, Stadiums and High End Commercial Buildings. Our customers want to work directly with the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) due to the complexity and risk profile of their projects.
We have over 900 people working in several offices dotted around the country. We have a strong focus around people development and the size and scale of our business allows our employees to develop a rich and long career. We invest heavily in the professional development of our staff with international and local training programs in technical and commercials areas.

Position Description

We are looking to appoint a Commercial Assistant to join our commercial team and project team that is currently looking after the Client solution on Crossrail. The position will report into our Senior QS and will be based out of our offices in Bracknell/ London site office.


• Assist in managing flow of information to ensure compliance with program and contract commitments
• Assist in preparation for contractual correspondence like applications, early warning notices, delay notices, timesheets and notices for compensation events etc.

• Collect data and documents relating to sub-contract costs and employee timesheets

• Assist in managing the register for all commercial documents
• Assist in preparation of job costing reports, forecasts, cash flows
• Assist in maintenance of accurate bill of quantities showing costs incurred , committed costs, forecast costs and associated variances
• Assist Senior QS in resolution of disputes


• Degree or diploma qualification desired in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Engineering, Economics or Building Services
• Exposure to project management is desirable

• Exposure to the construction industry is desirable

• Demonstrable interest in commercial and financial activities


• Fluency in MS Office and Excel
• Strong numeracy skills
• Interest in contract and contract management
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Keen attention to details
• Ability to deal and interact with multiple stakeholders
• Promotes teamwork and diversity
• Demonstrates growth and customer focus
• Is self aware and learner
• Gets results