Project & Commercial Delivery Administrator

Project Management Unit · Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
Department Project Management Unit
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Up to 25K

Itad is a leading international development consultancy providing advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies development finance institutes, private sector and non-profits on how to maximise the impact of their investments. We have a 35-year track record of providing our clients with the information and insight they need to make development work smarter, produce better results and improve people’s lives. Our knowledge and expertise are grouped around four practice areas: Inclusive Growth and Climate Change, Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings, Human Development and Governance and Institutional Strengthening.

The Team 

The Project Management Unit (PMU) is central to Itad’s delivery of the project portfolio. As a team we work closely with Itad consultants, clients and a range of chosen external suppliers for the technical delivery of our growing project portfolio. We’re a highly supportive team, working across the full Itad business with a strong commercial focus and pride ourselves with efficient operational delivery.  


The Role  

In the Project and Commercial Delivery Administrator role you will provide primarily data-driven administration support to Project Officers and Project Managers across Itad’s live portfolio in the efficient and effective delivery of projects to a wide range of clients including:  


  • Contribute to monthly Sales invoices process across projects.  Lead on accuracy and system completion by processing timesheets, expenses, and travel together with the Finance Unit. . 
  • Process monthly Supplier invoices and other requirements. 
  • At project start up, upload project budget figures to Itad’s MS Navision finance system. 
  • Support Project Budget forecasting and reporting through use of Navision and maintaining trackers as appropriate.  
  • Contribute to budget planning within project teams under the direction of Project Officers, completing templates and updating financial data into Navision system. 
  • Provide across the team administration support for a wide variety of tasks and activities. 
  • Proactively raise areas of improvements within Itad’s Invoicing and cost management systems and other processes relevant to the role. 


The Candidate 

You will be a project professional with experience of working on a range of live projects with a wide variety of clients in a fast-paced environment, preferably in the International Development or UK Government sector. 


You will bring your experience of working in a commercially astute and effective way through your own active planning and prioritisation. You will have a track record of delivering commercial and financial accuracy against fast-paced workplans and deadlines. You will be a team player who can demonstrate communication skills and experience to execute instructions from colleagues to ensure the delivery of key project activities across Itad’s portfolio. 



The salary for this role is up to £25K.  We also offer a comprehensive learning and development programme, 24 days holiday plus additional time off over Christmas and a matched company pension up to 5%.

The role is based in our offices in Brighton & Hove (East Sussex) and as lockdown eases, we would anticipate this is where you will spend at least 2 days a week working alongside the rest of the team. Successful candidates will already have the right to live and work in the UK.

The deadline for applications is September 10, however please note we will be interviewing successful candidates on a rolling basis with a view to joining the team as soon as possible.

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  • Location
    Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
  • Department
    Project Management Unit
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Up to 25K