Helping to enhance careers

Commercial Manager – Civil Engineering

  • £85,000 - £95,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Commercial manager


£85,000 – £95,000 + full package


About the company

My client is a tier one main contractor who works worldwide, they are a leading name within infrastructure, utilities, and rail turning over £1B. They specialise in rail, water, gas, power, highways, and construction. Due to their high profile and high standard of work they are working on contracts such as HS2, CP6, and Thames Water (AMP7).

About the role

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing costs across multiple projects and major frameworks, ensuring each is profitable for the Company. The portfolio of works you will be managing will be circa £100M per annum. You will be involved with the reviewing, evaluation, and delivery of payments as well as developing client relationships. The projects that you will be involved in will Thames Water, HS2, South West Water, and a couple of other small projects. On top of this, you will be managing a large team of around 30 Surveyors and many different levels, training them, delegating work to them, and getting the best out of them.

No freelances will be considered.

About the benefits and rewards:

The Company makes personal development, career progression, and long-term stability a priority. The successful candidate will be working for a company that encourage internal promotion and want to see employees progress through the company. You will also be part of a fun and energetic working environment.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £85,000–£95,000 + package

About the requirements:

You are required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND, HNC, or equivalent qualification) in either Construction, Civils, Commercial Management, or Quantity Surveying.

To be considered for this position, you should have experience working as a commercial manager within Civil Engineering for a Tier 1 contractor. Your work history should be stable; ideally, you should have worked at your previous companies for several years.

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I’ve established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ, or pre-construction positions.

What does this mean for you? 

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for? 

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss.