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Commercial Manager

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Commercial Manager to join a leading North West based Contractor who specialise in Social Housing new build and refurbishment projects.

Reporting into the Commercial Director you will hold full commercial responsibility for various projects between £20m to £30m per annum. You will be Managing a team of between 5 to 10 including Assistant QS, QS and Senior QS.

Duties will include:
Maximise profit potential on all operational aspects, by carrying out regular project reviews with the site teams and operational lead and managing client expectations
Maximise variation and specification change opportunities on live schemes to ensure all opportunities of increased margins are identified and considered.
Set up regional supply chain deals, working with the central procurement department to ensure the regions achieve the best potential in terms of supplier arrangements and robust order documentation.
Ensure sub-contract buying gains are maximized at order stage, working with the Ops manager to ensure appropriate SC choices are made at contract set up.
Close management of supply chain within the region.
Minimise risk by understanding various contracts (JCT,PPC & NEC3)
Accurate and consistent forecasting of margins.
Subcontractor approval and agreements.
Attend project launch meetings where schemes are handed over from pre-construction
Attend commercial launch meetings
Manage operational commercial decisions
Lead and drive cash management for the region.

To apply for this role you will be a Commercial Manager or Managing QS with a sound knowledge of Social Housing refurbishment projects. 
Some experience of Social Housing new build would also be an advantage

Salary package details

Salary: £60,000 to £65,000
Car allowance: £6,000 per annum or a company car
Fuel: A fuel card for private and business use
Holidays: 26 days plus bank holidays
Healthcare: Bupa cover 
Death in service: 3 times annual salary

Please get in touch today with our Construction Specialist Donna Hoggarth on 01695 556 800 / 07753 450926 or email your cv to for more details on opportunities available, or apply below with your CV.

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