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Commercial Administrator KMH/NE/332

Keepmoat Homes is a fast growing top 10 UK housebuilder. We design and build quality homes and create places where people want to live.

Our investment and participation helps transform communities and improves the lives of local people. We have a national presence combined with local knowledge and expertise in all aspects of housing – from finance, design and planning, to developing and building. Our comprehensive skills and capabilities give us a wider perspective across the whole housing lifecycle and we create lower risk ways of building homes people need.

For more than 90 years our work has been absolutely visible to local communities so being part of the community is in our DNA. We hire local suppliers and tradespeople and work with local communities to make sure that our plans meet their needs.

Job description

Main purpose of the role

  • The Construction Admin roles report to the Construction Director or the Site Manager dependant on their location
  • The main responsibility for these roles is to establish good working relationships with all staff, both on site & head office, sub-contractors, & suppliers. Collate information from Sites weekly and update Build report

Key Accountabilities

  • Collate information from Sites weekly and update Build report
  • Order MPANS when required  (technical support)
  • Receive, Scan and issue Gas & Electric Certs
  • Update CML report
  • Produce monthly NU, RI, H&S monthly reports
  • Register & Monitor sites for CCS
  • Assist with Construction Phase Plan
  • Order and supply all necessary equipment for site set-up, including PPE, H&S files & notices, stationery
  • Check times sheets and issue to accounts weekly
  • Authorise site staff holidays on behalf of Construction Director and assist with any typing, filing etc
  • Assist Contract Managers with any ad hoc administrative tasks
  • Create Handover Packs when required
  • Support Construction CapEx work

General

  • Order & issue stationary (Site/Office)
  • Board Room (Drinks/setup/diary)
  • Post (receive and send Internal/external)
  • Update site plans weekly with sales information – monthly with build stage releases
  • Collate and format all departmental Pre-start presentations on to master
  • Collate and format all departmental information for Regional presentations
  • Carry out any General Administration tasks for other departments
  • Ensure kitchen supplies are replenished
  • Archiving – keep accurate records of archiving providing boxes and numbers when required
  • Update milestone tracker
  • Support PA role during holidays/sickness

Training

  • Ensure that all training is booked and attended, liaising with the Construction Director/Head of Construction and Site Managers to ensure training is booked in a timely manner and all mandatory training is completed

Areas of Discretion

  • Must not take any action, which exceeds the contents of this Job Guide without the consent of the Construction Director
  • Not to divulge any information other than to an officer of the Company on matters which are confidential to the Company
  • Not to take any action which could be deemed not to be in the best interests of the Company

External:

  • Customers
  • Statutory Authorities
  • Local Authorities
  • Sub-contractors
  • NHBC Inspectors
  • Safety Consultants

Internal:

  • Construction Director
  • Health & Safety Manager
  • Regional Managing Director
  • Commercial Manager/Team
  • Project Manager(s)
  • Contracts Managers
  • Senior Site Manager(s)
  • Assistant Site Manager
  • Home Sales Executive(s)
  • Customer Care Co-ordinator
  • Site based Administrator
  • Accounts Dept

HS&S Responsibilities 

  • To take care of your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your work and adhere to the Keepmoat Health, Safety and Sustainability standards.

Skills, knowledge & experience

Essential:

  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to fully operate Microsoft Word / Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Highly organised and able to work under pressure;
  • Professional attitude and approach to work.
  • Confident;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Enthusiastic;
  • Flexible & adaptable;
  • Good verbal and written communicator;
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team;
  • Resilient.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of people management tools and techniques e.g. talent mapping; succession planning etc
  • Covered a more senior role to support upward management experience

Education & qualifications

Desirable:

  • Although no formal qualifications are required, we would like the candidate to have obtained GSCE level A – C grades in Maths and English

Why work for us?

At Keepmoat Homes we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.

  • Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.
  • Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.
  • Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.
  • Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.
  • Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Our values

Our values are the foundation for our vision, the cornerstone of our culture and the benchmark for our achievement.

  • Straightforward - We get the job done in the most efficient and effective way. We are friendly, open and honest. It’s about being respectful and working in a transparent and honest way.
  • Collaborative - We work together in partnership to deliver the very best customer experience. Partnership working is key to our business. We work collaboratively to deliver the best results possible.
  • Passionate -  We care about what we do. We put pride and energy into delivering results. It’s important to us to do a good job.
  • Creative - We are proactive, flexible and resourceful. We listen, learn and deliver solutions. We don’t offer a one size fits all solution; we are flexible and will tailor our services to our customers’ needs.

Reference: KMH/NE/332
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Location: Hebburn, NE31 2EX
Employer: Keepmoat Homes, North East
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term
Closing date: 30/06/2022



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