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Job description

Position: Commercial Manager

Package: £70,000 DOE + car/allowance

Location: Newcastle

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity for a Commercial Manager has arisen in Newcastle with a well-respected Tier 1 national Contractor.

The role


Responsible for all commercial aspects of a large contract turning over in excess of £10m per annum.
Understand the impact of commercial and technical changes at strategic level within the customer's business industry / sector.

Tasks & Responsibilities:


  • Anticipate and plan change in commercial resource within a project to meet changing demands
    * Support and react positively to organisational change
    * Provide commercial support to tendering process
    * Prepare commercial report for tenders
    * Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
    * Monitor and manage subcontract costs to ensure that the project meets and / or exceeds targets
    * Ensure material wastage reconciliations are completed and the data used for cost reduction
    * Monitor resources and costs to ensure that the project meets and / or exceeds targets, including but not limited to the scheduling of labour resources
    * Review plant and equipment schedules to ensure efficiency of use
    * Assist and provide advice on programmes regarding the contractual and commercial requirements to mitigate risk, and maximize opportunity

    CSCS: Construction Surveyor or equivalent required

Qualifications: Degree or HNC/D in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
Professional Membership: RICS membership desired
Relevant Experience: All commercial management responsibilities on large construction projects from commencement to completion

If you would like more information on this Quantity Surveyor position, or any other vacancy, please call Sophie Airth on 0161 241 1222 or email your current CV through to Sophie.a@project-resource.co.uk where it will be reviewed, and you will be contacted within 48 hours if your CV is shortlisted for this position.

If this position isn't of suitability to you but you would like to recommend someone, please take a look at the following scheme we offer and see how it would be benefit you to refer someone to Project Resource http://www.project-resource.co.uk/contractors/referral-scheme

Apply now for further details and immediate consideration. Services advertised by Project Resource are that of an Employment Agency/Business