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Commercial Director

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £100,000 - £110,000 + Package

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Job description

I am working with a high-quality construction company who specialise in the Prime London & Surrey estate high end residential market.  Typical contract values range between £1m-£10m.  Most of their work is standard main contracting, using JCT contracts, they also work as Construction Managers, Cost Plus build partners & Developers.

You will be reporting to the Directors you will be tasked to develop, manage & evolve the Commercial element of the business through:

  • Preparing/overseeing scope of works and trade packages
  • Preparing/overseeing selected tender list for approval
  • Preparing/overseeing subcontractor tendering
  • Evolving/building the sub-contract supply chain
  • Recommendation of subcontractors on "level playing field" ensuring complete scope of works is covered and all qualifications addressed
  • Holding and taking minutes of Subcontract Post-Tender and Pre-Order Meetings.
  • Overseeing the preparation of subcontract documentation for signing by both parties in accordance with the Call off Contract procedure.
  • Overseeing the raising subcontractor payments
  • Sending agreed number of copies of all Contract Drawings and any revised drawings as issued to subcontractors
  • Overseeing & signing off value of design variations
  • Agreeing variations with subcontractor
  • Overseeing countersigning site instructions & site commercial processes
  • Producing subcontractor instruction/variation reports
  • Agreeing/overseeing final account with subcontractors, no later than one month after practical completion of their works
  • Fully completing monthly cost reports for approval
  • Ensuring cash-flow forecast is kept up to date
  • Assisting Directors with build cost estimates
  • Attending design team meetings as required
  • Attending subcontractor progress meetings as required
  • Attending miscellaneous meetings at various site locations as required to assist with the continual progress of the contract
  • Writing contractual letters when / if required to subcontractors in conjunction with the Construction Manager
  • Assisting Project Manager with financial implications of site progress decisions
  • Monitor with Project Manager preliminary expenditure / forecasts on a weekly / monthly basis for the purpose of preparing cost reports
  • Monitor expenditure / forecasts on a weekly / monthly basis for the purpose of preparing cost reports
  • Monitor with the Procurement Manager forecasts on a weekly / monthly basis for the purpose of preparing cost reports
  • Preparing and maintaining sub contract monitoring spread sheets such as procurement programmes and appointment record
  • Provide cost data as required to assist in the pricing of future contracts / phases
  • Contribute to the on-going improvement review of commercial practice and procedures.
  • Identify training and development needs and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Attend major project review / management meetings
  • Work closely with Directors to ensure that budgets are understood and monitored, providing cost analyses on any planned changes.
  • Monitor the financial and contractual performance of Trade Contractors and provide advice to avoid issues that could negatively impact the financial or programme performance of the development.
  • Share information, ideas across the internal commercial arena.
  • Assist with value engineering and control project prelim costs.
  • Oversee & prepare annual merchant supply tender process with rebate scheme
  • Develop commercial management systems and reporting procedures.
  • Grow in house team commercially, develop in-house training workshops and external training
  • Prepare & present fortnightly ‘board pack’ to two Directors

TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

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