Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH69993_1581432664
Contact Name: Heather Hall
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2020 14:51

Job Description

Commercial Manager
West Sussex

Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + Car allowance, travel allowance, bonus scheme
Job Ref: HH69993

An established turn-key contractor is urgently seeking a Commercial Manager to join their team in Gatwick. This is an excellent opportunity to work on multiple large-scale construction projects working to a high margin with a quick turnaround; projects include airports, live bank environments, data centres, and other critical systems projects. The client is keen to grow this division of the company, seeing a forecasted doubled increase in revenue within two years.

They are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager looking to make the step up to lead teams whilst still being hands-on in their approach. The Commercial Manager will be expected to lead a small team of Quantity Surveyors. On offer is a chance for career progression within the critical systems sector as well as developing leadership skills overseeing a growing team of Quantity Surveyors.

Key responsibilities of the Commercial Manager
The Commercial Manager will be expected to:

  • Manage the commercial team
  • Line manage Quantity Surveyors and bid team resources
  • Responsible for recruitment of staff (FTE or contract) to meet project workload
  • Training management of commercial team
  • CVR accounting of construction projects
  • Project cashflow management, forecasting, and reporting
  • Client and Subcontractor Monthly Applications
  • Variation and Site Instruction Management
  • Pre-start commercial meetings and management of the supply chain
  • Final project account management
  • Collation of design documentation and issue to supply chain
  • Assist sales team with pricing element of project work
  • Management of quotes ready for bid submission
  • Evaluation of supply chain quotes for final review and selection
  • Review of client contracts (familiarity with JCT, NEC essential)
  • Review of sub-contractor contracts
  • Responsible for formal contractual documentation (EOTs, Early Warning Notices, etc)

Requirements of the Commercial Manager
The Commercial Manager is expected to have the following skills:

  • Proven experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Manager within the construction sector
  • JCT and NEC contract experience is essential
  • Proven experience working on large scale construction projects including:
    • Critical systems, heavy industrial or rail
  • MEP bias is heavily desired, but CSA bias with exposure to MEP is a minimum essential
  • Hands-on construction experience and familiarity with working on site

To apply for the position of Commercial Manager, or to find out what other opportunities we can offer in the data centre construction sector, please call Heather Hall at Project Resource.

Services advertised by Project Resource are that of an Employment Agency/Business. Project Resource is an equality and diversity recruitment agent and employer.

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