Templer HomeBuild Ltd - Administrator (Commercial Team)

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 24/07/22

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: TBC
  • Salary: £25,000 per annum
  • Hours: 37.5 hours a week

Templer Homebuild has a great opportunity for an Administrator to join its dedicated Commercial team of Quantity Surveyors in Newton Abbot. This role would suit an analytical and inquisitive person who thrives within an environment that is focused on delivering value for money.

We’re looking for someone with the flair for detail and investigating data, along with the confidence and keenness to learn and develop in this administrative role. Sound like you?

To start, we will equip you with training and guidance to succeed which will in turn lead you to providing invaluable administrative support to our small and friendly commercial function.

We offer an agile working (a blend between home and office working) throughout the working week.


Let us help you prepare for your future with an employer pension contribution of up to 3%
23 days annual leave, buy up to 5 days or sell up to 3 days per year
We want our employees to have a well-balanced work/ life balance, therefore flexible working patterns would be considered.
Access to an employee assistance program to support employee’s health and wellbeing
Templer Homebuild is a unique asset management business, benefiting from integrated systems, procedures, and long-term partnerships with two large, successful, and supportive organisations: Teign Housing and Ian Williams.

The Administrator role:

Your main responsibility will be to aid the Quantity Surveying team by completing administrative duties.

Specific tasks will include:

Calling suppliers to gain quotes.
You will process and update the relevant systems and capture key commercial data (costs and values) in a systematic, organised, and proactive manner.
You will be curious, confident and customer service focused with your approach to liaising with the wider team, our suppliers, and subcontractors to support Templers core aim; to improve the businesses performance, achieve value for money and provide an excellent customer journey.
You’ll build relationships internally and externally within the extended team, collaborating, monitoring, reporting, challenging processes, and spotting better ways to achieve efficiencies, where appropriate.
The management of the Commercial team’s group email inbox.
By delivering this accuracy, together with your team, you will have the opportunity to genuinely impact on the financial success of Templer Homebuild.

What will you bring to the Administrator role?

Previous experience of working successfully within a maintenance/construction/housing /facilities or similar environment providing administrative support OR
You could come from a financial/commercial/payments-based environment with a passion for detail and keenness to learn. We welcome candidates from a variety of backgrounds/sectors with the right behaviours and skills to apply.
Excellent IT skills to include MS office suite, specifically Excel.
Good numeracy and literacy skills with excellent communication and rapport building skills.
You’ll be tenacious and thorough, organised, and methodical. We seek someone who enjoys following processes and gains genuine satisfaction from being precise, accurate and following things through to completion.
Additional Benefits include:

Annual pay reviews
Training and development opportunities
Trade discounts from our preferred suppliers for you and your friends and family
Specsavers vouchers
For information on all other additional benefits we do, to enhance your work/life balance please visit our website
If you think you have what it takes to become our Administrator and to apply, please visit www.templerhomebuild.co.uk

About Templer HomeBuild

We are an exciting venture, with the security and stability of being a subsidiary company of Teign Housing, with a strong connection with Ian Williams, where we benefit from their expertise of being one of the UKs leading property services companies.

We deliver a comprehensive responsive repairs service (including gas servicing and repairs) as well as offering a host of additional property services such as planned maintenance works, voids, cyclical painting solutions and appliance testing and repairs.

We are passionate about people and firmly believe that our success will only be maintained if we continue to offer you a great place to work, support you with the right benefits and provide you with the opportunity to develop your career and fulfil your potential.

We reserve the right to shortlist prior to the closing date based on application volumes.