Commercial Manager

Posted 09 February 2024
Salary £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance
Job type Permanent
Specialism Construction & Property
Expiry 10 March 2024

Job description

Job Title: Commercial Manager

Location: Manchester

Salary: Up to £55,000 (package)

Company Overview:
Join a dynamic fit-out and refurbishment main contractor based in Manchester. As part of a larger group, we offer long-term career benefits and progression opportunities. We are seeking an ambitious and experienced Commercial Manager to join our team and lead the commercial aspects of our projects. Clients include profiles from the Education, Office and Commercial Rail sectors.

Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate will be a Senior Quantity Surveyor from an SME seeking career progression or a Quantity Surveyor from a sizeable main contractor looking to break through the glass ceiling and attain Commercial Manager status. This role offers the chance to oversee the Manchester office with long-term growth prospects.

Cost Management:
Oversee project budgets and ensure financial control.
Estimate and budget for projects, considering materials, labor, and overhead costs.
Manage the procurement process, negotiating contracts with suppliers and subcontractors.
Ensure cost-effective purchasing of materials and services.
Contract Management:
Draft and manage construction contracts.
Administer contract terms and conditions, handling variations and claims.
Risk Management:
Identify and assess project risks.
Implement risk management strategies to mitigate potential issues.
Financial Reporting:
Provide regular financial reports to stakeholders.
Analyze financial data and advise on cost-saving measures.
Tendering & Bidding:
Prepare and submit tender proposals.
Review and assess subcontractor bids.
Change Management:
Manage changes to project scope, schedule, and costs.
Evaluate the impact of changes on the project.
Project Closeout:
Oversee the financial closeout of projects.
Conduct final cost assessments and evaluations.

Qualifications and Experience:
Degree in Quantity Surveying or relevant field.
Proven experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor in a main contractor setting.
Strong knowledge of construction contracts and procurement processes.
Excellent financial and analytical skills.
Ability to lead and manage a commercial team effectively.

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