Commercial Coordinator

Date Posted 14/05/2024

Application Closing Date 11/06/2024 23:59

Hours 36 per week

Salary £36,000 per annum

Location Ellesmere Port

Everything we do aims to positively impact the lives of our social housing tenants and deliver on what matters to them and their communities. We provide safe, well-maintained, sustainable homes and deliver customer-focused services. ForHousing is a place where everyone can thrive and be themselves.


As part of our Housing Management Contact, you’ll be central to compiling our financial claims to the council for capital investment spend and ensuring this data is accurate. You’ll also assist in development of proposals for the capital investment programme, accounting for asset management needs, available budgets, and the outcomes of tenant and leaseholder consultations.


You’ll provide advice and in-house specification, design, and costing services in relation to basic construction works, including mechanical or electrical schemes.


Why ForHousing?

  • Agile working – we are outcome driven, so we empower you to do your best work, in the way that works best for you.
  • STAR – through our partnership with STAR you can save money on everyday spending and make your money go further with discounts across a wide range of shops and products.
  • Smartech – purchase technology or white goods and spread the cost.
  • Wellbeing centre – gym discounts, exercise videos, mindfulness tools, nutrition advice, financial advice and more.
  • Cycle to work scheme – save up to 40% on bikes and equipment.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access to a 24/7 counselling and support helpline.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Financial monitoring of the capital programme for our stock.
  • Monitoring the performance of the Investment Programme against target progress and spend.
  • Assisting with grant applications and other funding sources, to improve investment resources.
  • Producing specifications, contract documentation, Schedules of Rates and Bills of Quantities as required.
  • Continually reviewing spending and it’s causes to reduce costs and make efficiencies.


What we’re looking for:


  • Ideally hold BTEC or HND (or equivalent) in construction or surveying.
  • Ideally be a member of RICS or equivalent professional body such as CIOB.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction works and contract administration.


ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We especially welcome applicants from the Armed Forces community.


If you need any adjustments to be made to our recruitment process, please get in touch with the team on


Please note we reserve the right to close this advert early, depending on application volumes.