Job: Commercial Manager – Construction

Salary £60,000 – £65,000
Location Preston Brook
Job Information

Our client are one of the UK’s leading Construction and development companies and due to recent growth of the business they are looking for a Commercial Manager to join the team to be commercially responsible for all allocated projects based out of the companies Preston Brook offices

Main responsibilities:

  • To encourage, manage and develop the commercial department to allow the staff to perform to their abilities, encourage decision making and provide support to those with problems, suggest solutions and implement procedures.
  • Report punctually and accurately on all financial aspects of the division. Collate and evaluate forecasts and incorporate into monthly reports.
  • Recognise and exploit commercial opportunities to maximise returns, or minimise losses.
  • Vet and authorise subcontract orders.
  • Conduct management meetings, review budgets, performance, expectations and put measures in place to rectify problems. Praise achievements and encourage as necessary.
  • To develop business relationships with clients, encourage and promote a positive image of the company.
  • Monitor the financial progress of a project, promote a positive attitude towards variations, their valuing, encourage regular meetings and an honest up front approach to clients to ensure a fair resolution of accounts and claims.
  • Review and authorise subcontract payments.
  • Ensure monthly valuations are submitted by the surveyors within the time frames stipulated.
  • Ensure the commercial interests of the company are protected. Act to mitigate disputes and resolve these if possible to limit the financial risk to the company.
  • Increase the percentage of contracts that better their tender main.
  • Provide and implement ideas to encourage good practice across the Division and organisation.
  • Reduce proforma balances to nil within 3 months of each contract completion.
  • Arrange monthly team meetings to discuss and communicate good practice.
  • Monitor and review progress reports of team members.
  • Discuss training requirements with HR Department to encourage continuous professional development of team members.
  • Carry out induction book reviews with new starters under their supervision.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills/ attributes:

  • Education/ qualification to a level of NVQ 5/ Post Graduate/ Professional Qualification and/ or previous management experience.
  • Good knowledge of computer systems including spreadsheets and Word
  • Excellent contract law knowledge
  • Good Building regulations knowledge

For more information or indeed to apply for this fantastic opportunity please send your current CV via the “Apply Now” button and one of our team will call you to discuss the role in greater detail.

Excellent salary package and big company benefits apply!!

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