Commercial Manager
Bradford
DK300317CM
Construction
Permanent

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Discipline: Construction, Management

Speciality: Construction, Construction Management

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £60000 - £65000

Apply by: 30/04/2017

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Commercial Manager on behalf of a multi-disciplinary construction, refurb and fit-out contractor based in West Yorkshire.

The company operate within the Industrial, Commercial and Retails sectors and manage contracts up to £10 million in value.

Role Description

  • Reviewing commercial performance of work streams and projects in conjunction with project team to report back to company Directors.
  • Reviewing working practises and implementing changes to achieve better commercial performance of projects.
  • Assessing the overhead budget required for the Commercial department to allow the needs of the business to be delivered.
  • Managing the overhead budget set by the Board of Directors to ensure that the business needs are met whilst controlling overall spend;
  • Reporting on a monthly basis on the performance of projects delivered in the month and forecasting Turnover and Gross Margin for the financial year.
  • In conjunction with Central Team and Business Unit Management Team; continually review workload and supply chain requirements against the supply chain to ensure that the requirements of the business can be met.
  • Engaging with subcontractors and suppliers as required by the business;
  • Involvement in Bid Team structure on all bids as deemed necessary by the ‘Decision to Bid’ process.
  • To ensure that the business needs are met, ensure commercial aspects of bids are completed.
  • Overall management of estimating team.
  • In conjunction with the Senior QS, assessing the overall performance of members of the commercial team; QS resource allocation; management of overall QS workload to ensure that the department has appropriate capacity to deliver the requirements of the business;
  • Should the need arise, undertake individual schemes as project QS;

 Skills & Attributes

  • Degree qualified Quantity Surveyor
  • Demonstrable experience within a Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager role.
  • Preferably construction/interior refurbishment background.
  • Experience managing the commercial aspects of a £30M+ company turnover;
  • Experience of working on projects covering disciplines in retail, industrial and commercial sectors
  • Experience in training, leading and managing a team.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental safety requirements.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Driving license.
  • Thrive in working in a fast-paced environment, under pressure
  • Problem resolution and strong reasoning skills with the ability to construct sound and persuasive arguments;

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree qualified Quantity Surveyor
  • Demonstrable experience within a Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager role.
  • Preferably construction/interior refurbishment background.
  • Experience managing the commercial aspects of a £30M+ company turnover;
  • Experience of working on projects covering disciplines in retail, industrial and commercial sectors
  • Experience in training, leading and managing a team.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental safety requirements.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Driving license.
  • Thrive in working in a fast-paced environment, under pressure
  • Problem resolution and strong reasoning skills with the ability to construct sound and persuasive arguments;

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviewing commercial performance of work streams and projects in conjunction with project team to report back to company Directors.
  • Reviewing working practises and implementing changes to achieve better commercial performance of projects.
  • Assessing the overhead budget required for the Commercial department to allow the needs of the business to be delivered.
  • Managing the overhead budget set by the Board of Directors to ensure that the business needs are met whilst controlling overall spend;
  • Reporting on a monthly basis on the performance of projects delivered in the month and forecasting Turnover and Gross Margin for the financial year.
  • In conjunction with Central Team and Business Unit Management Team; continually review workload and supply chain requirements against the supply chain to ensure that the requirements of the business can be met.
  • Engaging with subcontractors and suppliers as required by the business;
  • Involvement in Bid Team structure on all bids as deemed necessary by the ‘Decision to Bid’ process.
  • To ensure that the business needs are met, ensure commercial aspects of bids are completed.
  • Overall management of estimating team.
  • In conjunction with the Senior QS, assessing the overall performance of members of the commercial team; QS resource allocation; management of overall QS workload to ensure that the department has appropriate capacity to deliver the requirements of the business;
  • Should the need arise, undertake individual schemes as project QS;