Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager - Construction

Carrowhugh recruitment is currently recruiting for a Commercial Manager for a busy and well established civils contractor to work in their offices based in East London. The Commercial Manager's main roles include the financial management of projects, negotiating and agreeing contracts and verifying employee performance. They also need to have good risk management skills as well as financial reporting abilities. The Commercial Manager is required to ensure that all commercial aspects of the projects under their remit are properly managed and controlled, and that commercial strategy is developed and delivered in accordance with the requirements of the business.

Key Responsibilities of the Commercial Manager :

- Management of Commercial Team

·Carry out reviews of Commercial team

·Provide assistance, support and guidance on all commercial issues within the projects and ensure that commercial staff attain their maximum potential

·Develop and expand the commercial knowledge of the Commercial team

·Review all commercial procedures to deliver maximum margin

·Provide contractual advice during the tendering process

·Identify improvements to commercial procedures

·Manage the monthly commercial audit process

·Manage mediation/adjudication claims

·Ensure the subcontract process is administered correctly to protect the Company

·Attend all project handover meetings

- Ensure effective interaction between the Commercial team and the Operational site teams


·Complete monthly review of contract results and performance

·Manage CVRs on a monthly basis to satisfy the requirements of the Business Unit/Company and provide any other reports which may be required

·Manage and review cost to complete forecasts

Valuation and Cash Collection

·Ensure all valuations are submitted on time

·Maximise monthly valuations

·Ensure timely collection of cash

·Deal with claims preparation, final account negotiation and settlement

·Manage the variation and/or compensation event process including timely submission with cost information


·Business development related functions

·Compliance with Delegated Authorities matrix

·Appreciate and maintain company commitments with regards to PI insurance and other relevant insurance requirements in conjunction with the Main Board Directors and other Directors

- Ensure compliance with corporate governance

Key Competencies of the Commercial Manager :

·Ability to remain calm under pressure

·Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with clients and colleagues

·Attention to detail

·Exceptional communication skills - both verbal and written

·Good commercial awareness, forecasting skills and budgeting

·Excellent organisational, planning and prioritising skills

·Flexible to work out-of-hours when necessary/required

What's on offer for the Commercial Manager :

A competitive salary around the 130K figure is expected to be on offer for the right person with the right experience.

If you wish to discuss further please do not hesitate to contact us.


Carrowhugh Group

25 days left

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