Contracts Administrator

17 January 20222022-01-17
Negotiable Salary subject to Experience
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Contracts/Commercial Administrator


Negotiable Salary subject to Experience


Recruit12 Construction has a fantastic opportunity for a Contracts /Commercial Administrator to join a successful company with a track record of nearly 60 years’ industry experience, including more than 40 years as a rail industry contractor. Due to the continued growth of the business, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Contracts Administrator-Coordinator/Commercial Administrator to join the Rail Division in Essex. 

As a Contracts Administrator/Commercial Administrator your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Providing administrative support to commercial teams based out of the divisional office.
  • Stationery ordering and control.
  •  Providing support on procurement and tender quotations. 
  • Coordinating any outside agencies for office maintenance/supplies.


  •  General office administration, to include:
  •  Correspondence for Managing Surveyor/Project Quantity Surveyors.
  •  Archiving.
  • Office mail processing.
  • Answering phones.
  • Printing.
  •  Photocopying.
  •   Laminating.
  • Filing.
  •  Processing of Sub-Contract Payment Certificates under the direction of the Managing Surveyor/Project Quantity Surveyors.
  •  Providing administrative support to the division.
  •  Compiling method statements / risk assessments / TBRA / WPP.
  • Compiling and issuing project start-up Health & Safety file.
  • Compiling and submitting project completion Health & Safety files including As-Built drawings.
  • Produce lift plans.
  • Booking road-space and managing process.
  • Undertaking site compliance audits.
  •  Undertaking site visits during the tender process.
  • Communicating with work colleagues, clients, local authorities, and the general public
  •   Compiling contract documents.
  • General office duties.
  • To ensure that they and those for whom they have responsibility understand, operate, and adhere to the Company Procedures Manual.


To be successful as a Contracts /Commercial Administrator, you must have:

  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills.
  • Time management.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Site management.
  • Recordkeeping.
  • Time management.
  • Leadership and man-management.
  • Excellent communication at all levels.
  •  Versatility.
  • Planning and coordination.
  • Reporting progress/preparing site reports.
  •  Problem-solving.
  • Organization.
  • Safety inspections and site safety.
  • Health and Safety awareness.