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Commercial Manager

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Commercial Manager
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car, Bonus + Pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CM071_1515668654
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Job description

Job Description:

My client specialises in a range of sectors including, commercial, education, industrial, residential and retail. They have vast experience of delivering complex extensions, fit outs, refurbishments and new build projects ranging in value from £100K to £8M. As a main contractor, they work with some high-profile clients and due to growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Manager join their team. This is an exciting opportunity for progression. You will be based in their Midlands office and be responsible for multiple projects nationwide.

As Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the commercial aspect of projects ranging in value from £100K to £8M, all of which may be at different stages so it is important that you can demonstrate a high level of construction knowledge and have previous experience and a proven track record in similar sectors. You will be responsible for projects from initial estimating through to final accounts.

  • Ensure all commercial matters and procedures are correctly dealt with
  • Attend pre-contract and design, pre-start and on-site progress meetings
  • Estimating costs and controlling all variations to contracts to ensure cost recovery
  • Procurement of materials and all sub-contract works, ensure the scope of works are clear
  • Negotiating prices and preparation of sub-contract works
  • Ensure sub-contractors meet selection criteria
  • Liaison with site management, accounts and other members of the project team to obtain information and keep interested parties informed
  • Submission of monthly valuations and submission of applications/invoices
  • Preparation of management reports including cash flow forecasts and project margin reports
  • Negotiating settlements on cost related disputes

Skills and Experience;
  • It is important that you have a good understanding of estimating
  • You will have at least 2-3 years' experience in a similar role
  • You will be able to demonstrate a high level of construction knowledge
  • You will have a main contractor background
  • You will have previous experience and proven track record in similar sectors
  • You will be an ambitious individual, take pride in what you produce and have good communication, organisation and leadership skills