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Commercial Manager/ Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Position: Commercial Manager
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: COM 113_1508921800
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Job description PSR Solutions are recruiting for a Commercial Manager/ Quantity Surveyor

Description:

My client is one of the UK's leading construction and house-building groups. They are at the forefront of the construction industry, they work with high-profile clients and due to growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Manager to join their team. This is a truly exciting opportunity for progression. You will be based in their East Midlands office and will be responsible for multiple projects nationwide.

You will be working the Facilities Management section of the business. My client has been providing customer focused Facilities and Property Management service solutions for over 15 years. They provide Total FM, Hard FM and Lifecycle services to both Public and Private sector on a national basis.

Based regionally, you will be responsible for effectively managing the day to day commercial aspects and resources of the Facilities Management projects across the Midlands and South region

Duties;
  • Manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities.
  • Establish and maintain robust open and honest reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that the projects meet agreed targets.
  • Assist the Bid Team in the preparation and pricing of tenders for new work.
  • Demonstrate a high level of commercial and technical knowledge and work as part of the Project Delivery Team.
  • Ensure early identification of business risks in projects throughout the life of the existing and future projects, from pre-contract to close, and ensure that risk management, risk registers and contingencies are in place to manage and minimise the risks.
  • Maximise cash flow through the timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment.
  • Manage the prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes.
  • Manage the production of accurate and timely accounts for use in managing the business.
  • Manage the production of accurate and timely project financial forecasts for use in setting targets and managing the business.
  • Take up a key role in leading negotiations with internal and external clients, customers and /or their consultants with a view to a win-win outcome.

Skills and Experience;
  • 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 Hard FM 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