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Commercial Assistant

Requisition ID: 57899

Domain: Energy Management/Solar Energy

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is a renowned energies & services contractor and a proud member of the Bouygues global industrial group. Our expertise spans the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and critical infrastructure worldwide.

Our highly successful renewable energy business has a great opportunity for a Commercial Assistant. The Commercial Assistant positions primary role is to be the link between procurement tender evaluation, ensuring the lessons learned from active contracts are being taken into account in the tender stage. Managing the process through the contract execution, receiving support from the wider commercial team, procurement, operations, engineering/design and legal.

Key activities 

  • Procurement liaison from tender evaluation through to contract execution and project delivery
  • Preparing & presenting point forecasts for current works
  • Preparing cash flows for new works
  • Calculating hedge requirements
  • Obtaining current pricing from suppliers & subcontractors with the assistance of procurement
  • Speaking with current operational & commercial teams about cost inclusions/exclusions for future subcontractor costs
  • Providing support where necessary with regards to quality element of bids
  • Liaising with clients when necessary

Skills, qualifications & experience 

  • Degree in Business / Energy Management

    Proficient in MS Excel

  • Excellent listening and communication skills, and confident dealing with internal customers and Clients
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft packages and databases 

Our excellent benefits package includes 

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Company share scheme
  • 2 paid volunteering days a year
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance programme 

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network. 

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.