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Commercial Manager / Birmingham / £70,000 - £75,000

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £70,000 - £75,000

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Job description

I am working with a leading design led national house builder in Birmingham, who are looking to recruit a proven Commercial Manager to help deliver large scale housing projects. Based from their offices in Birmingham the Commercial Manager will report to the Commercial Director and will be responsible for being the commercial lead for house building developments across their West Midlands area. The business is a market leader and are only recruiting due to continued success.

Commercial awareness, cost planning and the ability to carry out accurate cost / value forecasting and risk management is essential along with excellent communication and procurement skills. Experience in negotiating and agreeing both contract sums and conditions with clients is also required.

This opportunity will allow you to help manage a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities and reporting directly to the company directors. You will be managing site development and the attainment of targets by conducting commercial cost appraisals and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.

Basic salary is c£70,000 - £75,000 plus comprehensive package and bonus scheme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage key and large risk subcontract accounts from inception to final accounts
  • Pricing and agreeing variations with the clients representative
  • Subcontract procurement strategy and implementation
  • Presenting and agreeing the external valuation with Employers Representative
  • Preparing monthly CVC reports for presentation to Directors
  • Monitoring risk schedule and managing risk from Commencement to completion
  • Check and ensure compliance and issuing of timely Payment and Pay less notices to Subcontractors
  • Provide Contractual advice to project team
  • Provide input and cost and value engineering advices throughout the design life of the scheme and attend design team meetings

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified preferable
  •  Should ideally have worked for a regional/national house builder for at least 5 years at a similar level.
  • Proven track record in commercial management.
  • Demonstrable strong account management and commercial experience.
  • Ideally experience of working and managing a commercial team.
  • Strong team player, with the entrepreneurial ability to operate and excel in a changing on site environment.
  • Well-developed analytical, oral and presentation / communication skills.


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