Contracts Assistant

Salary/Rate:£27,000 - £35,000 per annum
Job type:Perm
Location:Barnsley

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a leading construction business based in Barnsley, who are looking for a Contracts Assistant to join their team due to expansion.

You'll be a self starter who ideally has previous experience reviewing contracts within the constriction industry. To be considered for the role you will be an driven, motivated and confident individual who has fantastic attention to detail.

On offer is a competitive salary of up to £35,000 and you would be only required to go into the office 2 days per week.

The role:

  • Completing full contract reviews to propose and negotiate amendments.
  • Identifying commercial risk and adhering to authorisation/escalation protocol.
  • Hosting/attending/supporting customer-facing and internal meetings.
  • Reviewing and signing customer meeting minutes.
  • Liaising and working closely with internal departments (such as sales and finance).
  • Interacting directly with customers and internal teams (via telephone and email).
  • Preparing cover letters and processing documents for signature.
  • Maintaining accurate records (electronic systems, spreadsheets, and hardcopy filing).
  • Manage and generate reports from the contract database.
  • Manage the team email inbox to acknowledge, action or direct queries accordingly.
  • Provide input to the weekly team call on progress and tasks.
  • Drafting and processing contractual notices.
  • Delivery of in-house staff training.
  • Other ad hoc duties.

Experience required:

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and digest a high volume of documentation efficiently and accurately.
  • Strong organisational skills to manage your own workload and meet strict deadlines.
  • Prior experience with contracts in the construction industry (JCT is highly beneficial)A reliable team player who displays a positive and flexible attitude.
  • A confident communicator able to interact at all levels and adapt to different customers.
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer literate (such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook).

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Free parking. 
Job ref: LW/4824Post Date: 30.05.24

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Lewis Walker

Lewis Walker

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