Subcontracting Assistant


Job Details


Kings Ferry Gillingham - Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£22,000 per annum

Closing Date

29/07/2022 22:45

Join us on the Journey...

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our team at the Kings Ferry Travel Centre Gillingham, part of National Express Transport Solutions as a Subcontracting Assistant. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, customer focussed and commercially minded team player who will bring new ideas and build strong, lasting relationships with our suppliers. You will be responsible for administrative functions that support the Service Delivery Team Leader with delivering the most profitable and effective services to both our customers and the business.

What you’ll do...

  • Develop supplier relationships and maintain good communications
  • Assist in the selection and onboarding of new suppliers
  • Building key relationships with the key departments within the business to ensure collaborative working
  • Assistance with complaint management
  • Monitoring of CRM system and email inboxes to effectively manage workflow and tasks
  • Procure favourable rates with suppliers through successful negotiation

What you’ll need…

  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience with working with external suppliers desirable
  • Strong administration skills with keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and reactive environment

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive...

  • A National Express Coach pass for yourself and family discounts
  • Company pension 
  • Access to a portal that provides a variety of deals and discounts including travel, days out, cinema, mobile, car and many more
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which is free counselling and support to improve your wellness
  • Paid Annual leave
  • Opportunity to take part in the Cycle to work scheme

Things To Note...

At National Express, we are really proud of our health and safety record and as a result, we operate a Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

As part of your initial assessment, we will complete Drug and Alcohol testing and you may be subject to random tests during your employment.



Your place in our world

Operator Relations Supervisor
Subcontracting Assistant