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Date Added: Thu 26/01/2023

Commercial Manager

Wirral, CH49, UK
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Company: BUILDING CAREERS UK

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £65000 - £75000/annum package

About the job

Our client are an established property developer with over 20 years' experience in delivering residential and commercial development projects right across the UK.

In 2020, following the merger of a number of established property development businesses we decided to re-brand and an enterprise was born.

We have delivered over £40m of GDV across our residential and commercial portfolio delivering substantial returns for our partners and investors. In 2021 the group will deliver in excess of £20m of traditional developments and over £10m of affordable homes and holiday lodges from our modular division.

Our Commercial Function

Commercial Team deals with everything to do with cost-effective building, including quantity surveying, estimating, procurement and material buying.

With a watching brief on choice of material, cost, customer satisfaction and sales, and other critical issues, our Commercial team has one objective: to deliver best quality homes, at the best possible cost. Their work is fundamental to our continued viability as a business and presents a fast-moving challenge that will exercise your creativity and commercial flair to the full.

job Description
To manage the Commercial department in order to maximise margin, ensure timely submission of applications and produce a weekly cashflow for the Division. Assist with final accounts and manage sub-contractors certifications. Ensure all project administration is up to date and problem projects are managed proactively

The Role

Management of commercial leads and their activities
Commercial management and reporting for all projects
Resolve Final Account disputes with clients and Sub-contractors within 2 months of off hire and dilaps are maximised.
Review Contractors proposal to ensure margin accuracy and risk as well as if project is cash neutral.
Review and understanding of contracts and associated risk areas
Weekly meeting with operation to keep current with variation orders and progress on projects.
Review live jobs with Commercial Leads every two weeks
Lead weekly CVR meeting covering all live projects.
Ensure application register are maintained for projects and commercial leads.
Review contingencies to ensure appropriateness.
Ensure timely application of monies.
Ensure we maximise collection of outstanding cash and resolution of customer queries/accounts.
Monitor costs and margins on projects in hire cycle due to maintenance, remedial and variation orders
Time / task management of commercial leads
Assist with negotiations of subcontractors to maximise margin through negotiation and tighter control over costs and variation orders.
Assist Commercial leads with ad hoc tasks,
Assist Commercial Leads with collection of cash when required
Attend all launch meetings and ensure appropriate information is presentedDo you have?

Degree in Commerce, Quantity Surveying
Excellent communication skills
Minimum of 10 years commercial experience
Knowledge of construction contract law preferable
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