What is a Commercial Assistant?
A Commercial Assistant is responsible for supporting the commercial team, which will include ensuring invoices are paid and accurate and transactional commentary is up to date whilst challenging suppliers around value and driving the supplier to enhance that value through benchmarking and cost analysis.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Commercial Assistant?
From employer to employer the job description of a Commercial Assistant will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Apply technical knowledge in analysing data, reporting and creating solutions
Managing and negotiating supplier queries through to acceptance
Progress escalations with Contractors to resolution or escalate as required to the Management Team
Attend supplier meetings to conduct audits, resolve queries, and review best practice as required
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Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Commercial Assistants and secure the market's leading Commercial Assistant opportunities.
With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.
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Located at the confluence of the Rhine and the Neckar, Mannheim is Germany’s 21st largest city and has an estimated population of 309,119. Mannheim covers an approximate area of 55.97 square miles and is the one of only two cities that borders two other federal states. Mannheim has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;
Mannheim – Karlsruhe upgrade expanded
Plans to upgrade the Molzau – Graben-Neudorf – Karlsruhe line in Baden-Württemberg have been extended. German Rail (DB) are now investigating other potential enhancements to the Mannheim – Karlsruhe corridor as part of the project.
New Urban Quarter at the Central Station - Mannheim 21
Development of the new urban quarter at the main station will see one of the most important inner-city projects of the coming years. Giving a new lease of life to facilities that are already deserted or are due to become so in the foreseeable future. The plan is to create a lively quarter whose many facilities are appealing and boast a high power of attraction.
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