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Assistant Commercial Manager

City of London

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Job Ref: HH70160

A specialist self-build developer is urgently seeking an Assistant Commercial Manager to work from their London office to work in the critical systems construction sector. The successful Assistant Commercial Manager will be expected to assist with large data centre construction projects through to completion. This is an excellent career progressing opportunity for an Assistant Commercial Manager/Junior Quantity Surveyor who is seeking to grow into a chartered Commercial Manager.

The Assistant Commercial Manager will be based in the London office with travel to the data centre sites across Europe two weeks out of each month.

The Responsibilities of the Assistant Commercial Manager

The Assistant Commercial Manager will be expected to:

  • Cover pricing and assessment of variations and contract entitlement negotiation
  • Responsible for cost controlling
  • Liaising with Electrical parties from initial enquiries through to final accounts
  • Actively work with Project Managers relating to contract variations
  • Identify areas of risk/scope and develop with the project team
  • Produce control document when project secured
  • Review proposals with Designers and select/agree subcontractor enquiry
  • Procurement of subcontract packages
  • Provide support in respect to legal/contract issues associated with the project
  • Attend post tender/pre-qual interviews and report accordingly
  • Attend site meetings as necessary
  • Input to the supply chain/preferred suppliers for constructional elements in conjunction with project teams for subcontractors/suppliers

Assistant Commercial Manager Requirements

The Assistant Commercial Manager should have the following skills:

  • Proven experience managing large scale packages
  • 1-2 years + experience as a Quantity Surveyor post-graduation
  • A degree in Quantity Surveying or other Cost Management discipline
  • Ideally Electrical or Mechanical bias with an appreciation for other packages

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

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