Senior Commercial Manager

Posted 02 July 2023
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
Sectors Built Environment
Contact NameAntonio Gonnella

Job description

Job Title – Senior Commercial Manager
Location – Oxford

An excellent job opportunity for an experienced forward-thinking Senior Commercial Manager to work for a leading construction company who has a vision to be the world’s most dynamic construction services company, delivering places that help people and businesses thrive.
What will you be doing…
You will be responsible for all financial aspects of the project, for allocated MEP related packages working closely with the Senior Commercial Manager/Divisional Commercial Manager and Project Manager.

  • To take active responsibility for all financial procedures in conjunction
  • To suggest trade contractors, systems, and manufacturers for team
  • To lead role the valuation
  • Develop initial project budget and agree detailed cost plan for agreement with the professional
  • Advise client on procurement routes
  • Prepare and monitor Bid Package Tender
  • Advise on product selection, specifications and assist with value engineering
  • Advise on selection of Sub-Contractors.
  • Monitor the information flow both to and from Client to ensure that work undertaken by subcontractors is always fully
  • Attend and if necessary, chair meetings with the design team and with sub-contractors.
  • Manage the change process in conjunction with the extended
  • Instruct accounts to invoice clients
  • Instruct accounts to pay subcontractors and suppliers
  • Prepare ‘rolling’ final account throughout project and agree at PC. Subsequently, close out financial account and retention releases
  • Prepare final account reconciliation (CVR), create regular budget and price updates, update computerised cost control system, and prepare the monthly cost and progress report for Fit Out directors responsible
  • Provide feedback to trade contractors on completion
  • Internal reporting via billing monitors, MCR’s and interim CVR’s
 What skills, experience and qualifications are required/desired for the role? 

  • Recognised qualification in a MEP building related subject
  • Attitude: characterized by enthusiasm, commitment to personal and divisional success
  • Proactive, diligent, able, and willing to think ahead
  • Values: the person must understand the values of the business and respond positively
  • Ability to communicate positively and effectively
  • Structured approach: focused, thorough, high level of attention to detail
  • Commercial awareness: understanding and ability to make profit whilst retaining relationships and company values
What do you get in return?

A competitive renumeration package along with excellent benefits including private medical insurance allowance, professional subscription or membership fee reimbursement, life cover, enhanced parental leave policy and flexibility centred around our social, health and wellbeing commitment that includes 2 volunteer days a year. You will also be working for a forward-thinking innovative business that will give you the platform to excel.

If you would like to hear more about the position, then we'd love to hear from you.

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