Sales And Administrative Assistant

  • TBC
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Gallagher Aggregates Ltd

25 hours per week. Suggested hours of 9.00 to 14.30 Monday to Friday

A fantastic opportunity to join Gallagher Aggregates’ expanding and busy Masonry Department, based at Hermitage Quarry near Maidstone. An ideal candidate will be self-motivated, excel on their own initiative and have sales and general administration experience within the construction or associated industries.

Sales Responsibilities

• Developing sales leads

• Creating sales opportunities

• Converting customer enquiries to sales opportunities

• Lead contact for customer site visits

• First contact for unsolicited sales enquiries

• Submitting quotations

• Monitoring outstanding debts

• Evaluating ABI Leads and create tender list of potential projects

• Documenting customer complaints

• Follow-up quoted customers

• Updating contacts list

• Monitoring and updating potential projects

• Sample management and follow up

Administration Responsibilities

• Creating delivery tickets

• Invoicing customers

• Collating estimates

• Input of estimating and sales data into main accounting system

• Programming works through the Masonry Workshop to ascertain workload

• Collating forecast of potential and tendered projects

• Presenting detailed information on the cost of particular elements of work on a periodic basis to enable payment for those works carried out to date

• Organising work packages to smaller, more specialised subcontractors and, in that process, finding out who offers the best deals

• Monitoring costs of purchases and establishing ‘Better Buys’ to ensure that the annual budget isn’t exceeded

• Arranging staff payments, timesheets and holidays

• Accessing productivity of operatives via weekly allocation sheets

• Acting as financial advisor and monitoring progress for the Masonry general manger and the senior management team

• Resolving with senior management any contractual and legal matters or complaints

Please send CV and covering letter via the apply online button

Closing date: 31st January 2019


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