Commercial Administrator

Location: Newton-le-Willows, United Kingdom
Region: Central Functions
Job Category: Head Office
Business Unit: Group Finance
Job Type: Fixed Term
Hours: 08:30- 17:00


Flexible hours available this includes job shares/ amended hours, we will consider all. Offering a work/life balance is of great importance to Speedy!

This role is on an initial 12 month fixed term contract with possibility to extend or make permanent.

Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Commercial Administrator to join our fantastic Commercial team.

The role will be supporting the Commercial Administration Manager with the day to day development, implementation, maintenance and renewal of customer agreements.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to develop their knowledge of commercial contracts and agreements within a PLC environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all agreements within your specific sector and/or region are carefully managed through their complete lifecycle and in accordance with the company Commercial and Pricing Policy
  • Ensure that all customer agreements that are due to expire are proactively reported and managed to maintain a valid status
  • Provide commercial and administration support for all services across your appropriate sector and/or region
  • Supporting and communicating effectively within the Commercial team and the wider business
  • Reducing queries by ensuring any contract amendments are communicated across the business
  • Undertake additional duties and activities that contribute to enhanced margin and the adoption of best working practices

What you’ll need:


  • Experience of analysing data using a variety of tools such as Microsoft Office suite
  • A clear understanding of basic formulas in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Demonstrable planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate clearly at all levels and with confidence
  • Customer centric and commercially aware
  • Results driven and able to adapt to changing requirements


  • Experience of providing analytical support to sales function
  • Ability to build strong internal and external relationships
  • Able to work autonomously or as part of a team
  • General business awareness and industry sector knowledge
  • Good knowledge of Speedy Hire equipment and services
  • Challenges the status quo to come up with new ways of working
  • Able to respond quickly and positively to change

What we offer:

  • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • 95% discount on our products
  • Plus other Salary Extras/Discounts

Our Career Line of Sight programme will ensure you receive the training and support to help you be the best that you can be in your role and will encourage you to pursue your career aspirations.  

Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Please be aware that some roles within The Speedy Group UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check. The Speedy Group is an equal opportunity employer where we embrace diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. All roles within The Speedy Group require proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment.