Contract/Commercial Support Officer

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Commercial/Project Support Officer



My client a leading energy provider is looking to engage a commercial Support Officer to join them at their location in Bristol. This is a really exciting opportunity for you to join the team looking after HPC (Hinkley Point C) and gain some valuable experience with some great colleagues who are passionate about what they do.

Key Responsibilities

You will support the business in developing a year-ahead work plan constrained to the internal resources and funding available. Providing support to those managing packages of work by helping them with a variety of standard business processes/systems/ tools and liaising with appropriate internal stakeholders. You will provide management information to delivery teams to ensure that the current portfolio of work is matched to the internal and external resources and budgets available, and reallocated as effectively as possible when priorities change.

The support includes but is not limited to:-

* raising orders for the spending of monies on goods and services,

* ensuring that accruals/goods receipts are in place,

* managing external budgets during the year, making changes where needed,

* securing changes to planned levels of internal resource,

* problem-solving on behalf of those managing packages of work to ensure good control, wherever this is appropriate and

* input at progress meetings where required to provide supporting information to those managing the packages of work.

* Ad-hoc support, in line with Business need.


* Established knowledge and skills related to the internal systems and tools used in the delivery of Work Management.

* Able to provide guidance and advice about financial and contract management to help improve budget control and commercial awareness.

* Previous experience of providing high-quality proactive support to others.

* Strong numerical skills, able to interrogate, analyse and report data.

* Good experiences of Microsoft Office software in general; in particular excel skills for reporting and analysis.

Personal skills

* Clear bias for action with a healthy questioning attitude.

* Ability to complete tasks to a deadline.

* Ability to work on own initiative, identify problems and solve them to drive performance improvements.

* Good interpersonal skills, able to actively build and develop strong working relationships across a variety of diverse teams.

* Excellent communication skills.

* Enthusiasm for the provision of high-quality support to others, with a proactive approach.

* Excellent team player with a strong ability for collaborative working.

* High level of professionalism.

* Ability and enthusiasm to learn new processes and tools quickly, not afraid to be in the ‘deep end’ to start with.

* Flexible, adaptable and speedily reactive to urgent situations.

* Good attention to detail.

* Ability to act as a Mentor to standardise knowledge and process adherence.

* Displays behaviours for success.

We have been working with our client for ten years and supporting their award-winning approach to diversity and inclusion. Awards include The Times Top 50 Employers for Women, the Gender European Equality Standard 2016, Stonewall Equality Index Top 100 Employers, NatWest LGBT Business Award, BITC – Best Employers for Race and the National Equality Standard. Together we believe that a culture of inclusion forms the basis of a truly sustainable business and is a vital component in shaping a strong, fresh-thinking organisation, where the workforce is a true reflection of the communities and customers that they serve

As part of our process, every endeavour is made to promote and accommodate flexible working and we would welcome applications from those meeting the skills and attributes required.

If you meet the skills and attributes required, please outline any flexible working requirements with your application.

I can be contacted on (phone number removed) or where we can talk further or simply apply via the website.

Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us
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