January 5, 2024

Commercial Assistant – Rochdale

Salary: Ranging from £25,000 + per annum (dependent upon experience) plus benefits (see below)

Our Commercial team is growing! We are seeking to recruit a Commercial Assistant to join our team in Rochdale. We offer competitive packages, benefits and much more. Plus, a supportive and development-focused culture which is tailored to each individual.

A&F Sprinklers has been established since 1986 and has seen rapid growth over the past 5-10 years. We are continuing to grow and develop our business and with your help, we will all succeed. A&F Sprinklers is now an Employee-Owned Business as part of an EOT.

Main Role of the Commercial Assistant (not limited to):

  • Assist the Commercial Manager in ensuring the delivery of service requirements within the department.
  • Assist cost analysis of various types of work as a forerunner to tender preparation.
  • Identify commercial risks and assist develop suitable responses.
  • Monitor and control costs throughout the project.
  • Identify risks surrounding the project and cost variations.
  • Track and maintain budget management where required.
  • Analyse, produce, and present reports as required.
  • Liaise between all managers, site managers, subcontracts, and site teams.
  • Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project.
  • Track changes to the design and/or construction work and adjust budget projections accordingly.
  • Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers.
  • Prepare and analyse project costings for tenders, such as materials, quantities, labour and time.

The Ideal Skills of our Commercial Assistant: 

  • Experience within the construction industry is required.
  • Attention to detail and ability to apply analytical thinking in problem-solving.
  • Experience working within a customer-facing role, and the ability to build strong customer relationships.
  • Able to work under pressure and to a high standard.
  • Excellent communication/customer-facing skills.
  • Disciplined and organised.
  • Able to work on own initiative, unsupervised, but also contribute to an effective team.


What we can offer you:

  • Salary – Ranging from £25,000 + per annum (dependent upon experience)
  • Hours – 36.25 per week, operating flexibly between 08:00-09:30, 3pm finish on Fridays.
  • Annual Leave – up to 34 days per year (including bank holidays with Christmas close down).
  • Company Performance Bonus – our bonus scheme runs twice per year (in summer and winter).
  • Private Health Care – protection for your health for you!
  • Life Assurance – giving you peace of mind in the event of passing.
  • Employee Assistance Program – that little extra support where you need it most.
  • Wellbeing Events – various of initiatives for team building and wellbeing.
  • Long Service Awards – ranges from meals, hotels, weekends away! Not bad, eh?
  • Bespoke Development Programs – training and development that suits you, not just a tick in the box.
  • Friday Early Finishes – 3pm finishes.
  • Various Charity and Social Events – we genuinely care about others.
  • Health Surveillance – caring about you and your health.

Best of all, you’ll be part of an Employee Owned business! Interested in having a discussion with us?

Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time
from £25,000
A&F Sprinklers
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