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Commercial Manager

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: £75k - 80k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Surveying, Construction
  • Contact: Harry Sharrard
  • Contact Email: Harry.Sharrard@anderselite.com
  • Contact Phone: 0121 716 2662
  • Expiry Date: 15 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 406571HS1

Commercial Manager 

East Midlands 

£75-80k + package

Building and Construction 

 

Anderselite are currently recruiting on behalf of a tier one contractor, for a commercial manager in Derby. This is a permanent role, we are looking for canddiates with building / construction experience.


The role of the Commercial Manager entails overseeing the financial aspects of construction projects to ensure they remain cost-effective, stay within budget, and yield profitability. Collaboration with
other departments, clients, and subcontractors is essential to achieve financial objectives while upholding quality standards and compliance. It involves fostering a proactive and confident attitude
within the team, demonstrating leadership, and promoting collaboration and clear communication at all levels. Additionally, this role includes managing a team, where responsibilities encompass assigning tasks, providing guidance, and facilitating professional development. Moreover, the Commercial Manager contributes to developing the behaviours and attributes necessary for a director role in future planning endeavours.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Contract Negotiation and Management
o Negotate contacts with suppliers, subcontractors, clients.
o Review and analyse contract terms and conditions to ensure compliance.
o Manage contract variations and claims, seeking favourable outcomes for the
company.
o Play a pivotal role in decision-making processes, demonstrating agility and
proficiency in making timely and well-informed decisions.
o Atend and lead department focused meetings and report to Board Meetings.
o Take an active role in the senior leadership team, contributing to strategic
initiatives, promoting collaboration, and achieving results through effective
leadership and teamwork.
• Risk Assessment:
o Identify potential risks related to cost, contracts, and project delivery.
o Develop risk mitigation strategies and work closely with project teams to
implement them.
o Regularly assess and update risk registers to ensure proactive risk management.
• Cost control:
o Implement effective cost control measure to ensure project stay within budget.
o Monitor project expenditures and analyse variations from budgeted costs.
o Provide recommendation for corrective actions to address budgetary
challenges.
o Budget Management:
 Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring alignment with client
expectations.
 Monitor project costs and expenses, identifying areas for cost
optimisation.

 Provide regular financial reports to project stakeholders, highlighting
budgetary performance.
o Oversee CVR’s
 Analyse and review all project CVR’s with surveying teams.
 Manage CVR transition to accounts with client applications and invoices.
 Review client applications.
• Stakeholder Communication:
o Communicate regularly with project teams, clients, and subcontractors on
financial maters.
o Provide clear and concise updates on project financial status and potential risks.
o Foster positive relationships with stakeholders to ensure successful project
outcomes.
o Gaining trust and stability with stakeholder and sub-contractors.
o Report to Managing Director on a regular basis.
o
• Quality and Compliance:
o Ensure that all financial aspects of the projects comply with relevant regulations
and industry standards.
o Collaborate with the project team to maintain high-quality standards within
budget constraints.
o Feasibility studies for Timber frame package & Groundworks package when
required.
o Manage surveying timetable.
o Oversee the implications of:
 NHBC submissions
 Finance Management
 Planning Discharge
 Site Walkovers.
o Building control registration and design conditions.
o ISO 9001 and other accreditation duties assigned by Quality Management.
• Other duties if needed or required.


SKILLS, ABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• RICS Qualified
• A minimum of 5 Years Experience post qualifying.
• Essential – must have experience of working in the house building industry.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong organisational skills.
• Able to work to tight deadlines.
• Track record of evidencing attention to detail.
• Strong Word and Excel skills and previous working knowledge of Construction.
• Advanced negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management abilities.
• Team orientated, with strong relationship and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to handle pressure.
• Strong leadership skills and the ability to lead a team.
• Experience in customer facing roles with excellent customer service skills.
• Have the ability to make decision quickly and effectively.
• Exposure and conceptual understanding of contract law and pricing.

HEALTH AND SAFETY:
• To provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our work
activities.
• To consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety
• To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment.
• To ensure safe handling and use of substances.
• To provide information, instruction, and supervision for employees.
• To ensure all employees are competent to do their tasks, and to give them adequate
training.
• To prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health.
• To maintain safe and healthy working conditions.
• To review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals.
• Informing the Managing Director of any queries or issues involving Health and Safety.
As a responsible employer we abide by the Safety at Work Act 1974 and encourage all
employees to know their rights Your health, your safety: A brief guide for workers INDG450
(hse.gov.uk)

QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Our clients quality management is to continuously strive to delight their customers
with outstanding Quality of our products and services. In their endeavour to achieve this
objective, they will:
• Create and nurture people of quality by continuous education and training.
• Maintain & improve standards of commercial heating and plumbing.
• Establish a “Total Quality” framework to continually improve the quality Management
System and realise challenging Quality objectives.
• Record and control the change points at each stage.
• Strengthen supply chain by effective traceability system.

Please contact Harry Sharrard at Anderselite for more information, via LinkledIn.