Commercial Assistant
  • Employer: Peabody
  • Reference: P/22/211130
  • Published: Tue 13/09/2022, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 27/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £24000 - £28,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waterloo, Southwark

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Commercial Assistant

This role is part office (Waterloo, SE1) and part home based.

Peabody Group Maintenance (PGM) is the in-house contractor for Peabody offering a customer-led service, dedicated to getting the work completed quickly and efficiently. We undertake all aspects of commercial, domestic and social housing maintenance including refurbishment, roofing and responsive repairs.

You will assist the Investment, Voids and Repairs & Maintenance Operations in the smooth delivery of a quality customer focused service. The successful applicant would have experience in Quantity Surveying or finance Background within a repairs and maintenance environment.

The candidate will ensure that they are organised to work under pressure to carry our cost control tasks within our total Repairs IT system. Your primary focus will be to cost manage all works orders considering operative, supply chain and material costs (True Job Costing) whilst capturing all values associated to the order. You will we required to manage and maintain excellent quality standards or commercial completions ensuring all notes, certification and images are maintained as part of an application in line with the employers requirements.


Experience in working with NAT FED SOR codes
Full UK driving License
Multi Trade Discipline


Surveying experience/ qualifications
SMSTS Health and Safety
First Aid Trained

This role is a 12-month fixed term contract


At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.

Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.

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