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Commercial Manager

  • £75,000 - £95,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • Hampshire

Due to company expansion, my client is recruiting permanently for a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager to oversee the successful commercial and financial management of a portfolio of demolition and earthwork projects. If you have held this senior position for 5+ years, have experience within the demolition and earthworks sector and are looking to join a privately owned reputable but growing contractor, please get in touch to discuss further.

About the company:

Our privately-owned client is an award winning contractor who undertakes technical projects throughout Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. Having been established for over 20 years and with a group annual turnover in excess of £50M, this client has grown year on year into a multi-disciplined provider of demolition, earthworks, remediation, and waste management and  they pride themselves on their excellent reputation to deliver projects within budget and to program, whilst always maintaining high standards and quality.

About the opportunity:

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

Reporting to the Director, general duties / responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Producing applications for payment including valuation of variations and loss and/or expense
  • Monitoring when payments are due/received/outstanding
  • Preparing project budgets in conjunction with the Contracts Managers and Operations Director
  • Monitoring budgets against costs and projections on a monthly basis
  • Sending subcontractor enquiries, analysing quotations, placement of orders
  • Assisting in the production of tenders
  • Ensuring fulfilment of contractual obligations
  • Advising contracts managers regarding all commercial matters (variations, delays etc) and ensuring they are identified and recorded
  • Carrying out site visits to monitor possible variations

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent opportunity, my client is targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £75,000 to £95,000 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 offered which includes a company vehicle, phone, laptop, private medical insurance, enrolment on to the pension scheme and 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar and have proven success of working on JCT forms of contract. Additionally, you must hold a minimum of 5  years experience working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Manager and ideally this should have been gained whilst working within the demolition, earthworks and / or enabling works sector. Lastly, due to the geographical location of their projects, you must hold a full UK driving license and live within commutable distance from Farnborough.

How to apply:

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