Commercial Assistant

The opportunity

Vital Energi Utilities Limited (VEUL) is one of the UK’s market leaders in delivering centralised community energy projects. As a result of our continuing success we are experiencing rapid and extensive growth in all business sectors; as such we have an exceptional opportunity for a Commercial Assistant based at our Head Office at Blackburn within our Commercial Function.

  • location
    Location Head office - Blackburn
  • salary
    Salary £18,000 - £21,000/annum dependent on experience
  • calendar
    Closing date 22.12.2021

About the role

The successful candidate will provide support to the Energy and Asset Commercial team on Metering and Billing projects spread nationally across the UK. The role will be made up of the following tasks/duties; Procurement: Preparing and issuing enquiries for equipment and sub-contract packages. Evaluating the tenders and working with the design and engineering teams to select the right supply chain partner for the project. Assisting the team in preparing purchase orders and sub-contract orders. Sub-Contract Accounts: Providing assistance in valuing/ submitting the sub-contractor monthly valuations and final accounts; including preparing and issue of contractual notices to sub-contractors Commercial Reports: Assisting with the production of the monthly commercial reports to manage the financial performance of all live projects; this will include the review the preliminaries forecasts and forecast cost to complete of all supplier and sub-contract accounts. Valuing Variations / Change Management: Together with the project team the role will include measuring, submitting and agreeing variations with our clients to maximise VEUL’s financial position on projects.

What you will need


  • salary
    Competetive Salary (depending upon experience)
  • pension
    Contributory Company Pension Scheme
  • insurance
    Non-contributory death-in-service insurance
  • holiday
    33 Days Holiday including BH
  • flexible working hours
    Flexible working hours patterns
  • location
    Gym & Wellbeing Centre at the Head Office
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Applications will be processed within 28 days of receipt. If you have not heard from us within this time period it will mean that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Thanks you for your interest in Vital Energi.

The company is opposed to all forms of discrimination and will select for employment, training and promotion on the basis of suitability for the job and/ or merit. It is company policy that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of sex, race, colour, age, ethnic or national origins, political affiliations, religious beliefs, marital status, physical disability or is disadvantaged by unjustifiable conditions or requirements.

Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in the UK and are currently resident in the UK are invited to apply.