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Commercial Lead

  • Location: Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Salary: £0 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago

  • Sector: Residential
  • Contact: Paul Wilkinson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 10 February 2023
  • Job Ref: 399308PWI

A Commercial Lead is required for a well known Tier 1 developer working on a new 450 unit site in Stratford Upon Avon. My clients have been established in the Midlands area for the last few years and they have a fantastic reputation as a responsible and professional high-end mixed-use developer with large scope for progression.

The successful candidate will be working closely with Head of Commercial and will be helping to manage the commercial team to facilitate the cost-effective delivery and completion of developments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing cash flows / budgets and all financial information as per the companies’ policies and processes
  • Ensuring group policies and processes are followed and reported fully on all build-related expenditure
  • Management of the working partnerships with Housing Associations, third party providers and sub-contractors to ensure that all contractual terms are met and ensure that all orders are placed
  • Collaborate with departments across the business to improve cost effectiveness and ensure timely delivery of projects whilst providing cost advice on any aspect of the build as and when required
  • A key part of determining and agreeing site start programmes and timescales
  • Authorising and committing expenditure on the internal system
  • Monitor, reconcile and recharge any costs which relate to shared cost items with other internal teams and offices as well as external companies.
  • Producing key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the Commercial function
  • Interim valuations and final accounts
  • Liaising with clients
  • Final accounts
  • Producing a monthly cost summary for each site, reconciling against the Company Cost File
  • Applications/ valuations
  • Identifying, pricing, and agreeing variations in a timely manner
  • The job holder is responsible for Procurement, Payments, Valuations and administration of Health and Safety procedures

Experience, Qualifications, and skills

  • Experience of working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor on new build residential projects
  • BSc Quantity Surveying DegreeCurrent CSCS card or equivalent is desirable
  • Strong communication and listening skills, with good negotiation skills
  • Highly motivated to deliver quality developments
  • Ability to work on own as well as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and demonstrates ability to meet deadlines
  • IT literate and the ability to adapt to new systems
  • Good administration skills
  • Committed to diversity and inclusion
  • Able to lead and motivate a team

Salary & Package

  • £80,000- £85,000 (depending on experience)
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Company pension

This is a superb opportunity to work on a prestigious project for a Tier 1 developer. For more information, please email your CV to or call me on 07747441156.