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Commercial Manager

  • £80,000 - £100,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • Surrey

Our privately owned client who is a leading name within the enabling works sector is currently recruiting permanently for a Commercial Manager to join their contaminated land team due to successfully expansion. This opportunity is offering a flexible working set up with the ability to work from home and from their office in Surrey and they have exciting plans in place for growth over the next 5 years.

If you are interested if discussing this further, please get in touch.

About the company:

Our privately owned client is a leading name within the enabling works industry that prides themselves on their excellent reputation to deliver projects within budget and to programme, whilst always maintaining high standards and quality. With region offices throughout the UK, this contractor operates primarily as principle contractor undertaking projects with values in excess of £15M and their core areas of expertise include remediation, demolition, asbestos removal, piling, RC Structures and infrastructure.

Our client recruits only the best professionals, who are motivated, dedicated and can work with a professional outlook. Having worked closely with this client for over 7 years, I would highly recommend them as they offer an excellent working environment where they encourage professionals to grow, develop and expand their knowledge. Furthermore, with a close management team, the business has the ability to offer a real family feel, assuring that you will be a name rather than just a number within the organisation.

About the opportunity:

Due to healthy order books and company expansion, there is a need for a Commercial Manager to oversee the successful commercial and financial management of a portfolio of remediation projects from point of award through to final account in addition to being the direct report to more junior professionals within the commercial team.

As a Commercial Manger you will be responsible for managing costs with an end goal of maximising the project margin and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing future client relationships. Key responsibilities will include tracking the financial performance of projects against tender budgets and providing CVR’s and forecasts to the Directors on a monthly basis; procuring sub-contractors, plant and material expenditure where possible; supporting the pre-contracts team at tender stage on projects, cost planning and negotiating terms of contract; dealing directly with clients and their team with respect to valuing their on-going accounts in terms of both measured works and any valuations which may occur; working closely with Project Managers and Contracts Directors to ensure the commercial success of the day to day contracting activities within the region and being the direct report to members within the commercial team.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, professionals will need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar. Additionally, you must have proven experience of working at this senior level whilst employed by a specialist remediation or civil engineering contractor in the South East, working directly on heavy civil engineering projects (earthworks, bulk excavations, cut and fill and/or remediation schemes).

Furthermore, as this is a permanent opportunity, it is essential that you are able to demonstrate longevity in the workplace, holding each previous appointment for a minimum of 3 years.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent opportunity, my client is targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £80,000 to £100,000 per annum however there may be flexibility on this as the specific salary will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company.

How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 to discuss the opportunity further on a confidential basis.