Mid Level
Assistant Commercial Manager
Sewell Group

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Saturday, 29 February 2020

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About our Company

Sewell Group has a long and illustrious history dating back to 1876, leading the way in core businesses areas; Investments, Projects, Construction, Safety, Health & Environment, Facilities and Fuel & Convenience Retailing.

Sewell is recognised as a ‘Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For’, living the core philosophy of ‘a great place to work and a great company to deal with’, with customers and communities at its heart.

Sewell Facilities provide a full range of tailored, cost effective packages, for all purposes across a variety of industry sectors. This includes planned and reactive buildings maintenance services and life cycle planning, together with the provision of soft services such as front of house, catering, cleaning, grounds maintenance and site supervision.

The multi-disciplined, multi-skilled Facilities team is supported by a strong supply chain and specialist service partners. Sewell Facilities are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year which is part of our Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) system.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Facilities Management (FM) Commercial Manager, the Assistant Commercial Manager will be responsible for day to day commercial activities within the business, relevant to their portfolio of Sewell customers. They will work closely with the wider commercial and operational teams, as well as our Group Finance Team, providing commercial support to help enable the delivery of a world-class customer service while maintaining a profitable and sustainable environment.


  • Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
  • 37.5hours per week

Key Responsibilities

  • Reactive Invoicing and schedules
  • Contractual invoicing and sales invoicing
  • Cash collection
  • Issuing quotations, management of approvals and client follow up expired quotations
  • Weekly Maintenance Team timesheets and coding
  • Subcontractor market testing
  • Purchase ledger – Coding, approvals and queries
  • CVC review and budget adjustments
  • Journals of costs incorrectly posted
  • Pegasus customer/job number set up and amendments
  • Subcontract order execution and renewals prior to expiry dates of orders in place
  • MMT expenses – Authorisation & Job coding
  • Record contractor feedback using the Oracle system
  • Meter Readings – Enter and submit monthly


As well as exhibiting the Sewell Behaviours of being Positive, Professional, Team and Customer Focused, with a mentality of Doing the Right Thing, the successful person will have the following:


  • Previous experience of managing budgets and providing commercial/finance services
  • Previous experience providing service and work quotations
  • Positive and professional attitude and be smart in appearance
  • Strong belief in delivering great customer service
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to prioritise a variety of tasks
  • Excellent levels of computer literacy and be comfortable with Microsoft packages in particular Outlook, Word and Excel
  • The ability to work as a team member in a busy and fast paced working environment
  • A positive approach to learning, development and progression and a flexible working attitude
  • Have the ability to work both as a team member and alone in a busy working environment
  • Have a flexible outlook towards hours worked


  • Full Driving Licence, valid in the UK and own transport
  • Formal accountancy/finance training and/or qualifications


Sewell is an equal opportunities employer, recruiting within the guidelines of the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to the promotion of diversity and equal opportunity, as an employer and in the delivery of our products and services. As a committed safe employer, an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check will be carried out for the successful candidate of this role.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Sewell store discount
  • Access to thousands of highstreet retail discounts
  • Free use of the East Hull 'Tommy Coyle Academy' Gym

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