Commercial Manager

£50000 - £60000 per annum + + car + full package benefits
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Adam Smith
Job Type

We are working with a leading UK Industrial Services/Energy contractor who are looking to appoint a Commercial Manager to work out of the office in the North West

Client Details

Our client is part of one of the largest Engineering services contractors in the UK, with large revenue streams and a healthy order book across sectors including Rail, Nuclear, Petrochemical, and Oil & Gas


For the Commercial Manager role the requirements are:

  • Managing, leading and developing a team of Commercial and Accounting Staff to fulfil their potential and standards required
  • Preparing a range of documents such as contract costing, KPls and forecasts as well as producing monthly financial reports to the board
  • Conducting other tasks such as managing/pricing variations, tender analysis/negotiation and letting of contract works
  • Delivered savings on company contracts, by negotiation with sub contractors and suppliers
  • Managing and developing Commercial staff for each project as well as ensuring project is successfully delivered within set timescales and budgets
  • Preparing tender enquiries and tender lists together with scopes of work for the procurement of the subcontract packages, where necessary, not a larger part of the works as most of the works are completed in-house.
  • Liaising extensively with the client and making applications for payment and managing / pricing variations
  • Managing major sub-contractors and the approved lists, ensuring satisfaction of all specifications, deadlines and successful account negotiations.
  • Reviewing Contract costing information, final accounts and ensure WIP is kept to a minimum at all regional offices.
  • Taking responsibility for settling final accounts or being involved in contractual disputes that contracts managers throughout the group cannot resolve directly.
  • Liaise with National clients, attend framework meetings and negotiate with clients.



  • Degree in Quantity Surveying (or other commercially related discipline)
  • Good knowledge of the NEC form of contract
  • Experience in commercial management of sub-contractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates, accrual calculations and value allocation
  • Able to manage and effectively monitor sub-contractors
  • Have excellent communication - both oral and written, numeric and computer skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to work to own initiative
  • Ability to build strong relationships with all management levels
  • Highly ambitious and compelled
  • RICS / CIOB qualification
  • Able to quickly build strong working relationships with people at all levels

Job Offer

£50000 to £60000 + car or allowance + pension + healthcare etc