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Commercial Manager – New Build Office

  • £98,000 – £122,000 + Pension & Healthcare
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

Commercial Manager – New Build Office

Salary: £98,000 – £122,000 + Pension & Healthcare

Location: London

About the Company:

This mid-size, high spec main contractor are part of an up and coming wave of companies that have found excellent success in niche areas of the industry, offering clients industry expertise, professional solutions, and most importantly – results. They mainly work across residential and commercial projects up to £40m, specialising in new build, structural alterations and fit out projects, from brand new, massive super prime residencies, to high spec Cat A & B office fit outs. This business pride themselves on the quality of their work, and this is show by the list of blue chip and wealthy private clients with whom they do repeat business. The founder and board of directors are all industry experts, having come together to start this business from director level roles across top tier main contractors. They stay hands on within the business, having a strong input into all lives projects giving this company a very tight knit, family feel.

The recruitment process for this business is one of meticulous detail, as they only look to take on the very best the industry has to offer. If you’re interested in making a move to fast moving, growing, new age main contractor, this business could be the right move.

About the Role:

Our client is require a well-established Commercial Manager to come on board and lead a large commercial project currently under way in the City Of London. The project itself is a £22m new build office which is about 18 months into the programme. Unfortunately the project did not have the best start and has since had a series of issues both commercially and operationally. Due to these issues, my clients is on the hunt for someone to come on board and take over the management of the commercial aspect of the project and salvage the job to the best of their ability, fighting fires and clawing back the margins wherever they can. The successful candidate will take over as a project focussed Commercial Manager, managing team of 4 up and coming QSs, and will hold full responsibility for all commercial aspects of the project. Along with smart client and sub-contractor management, the accurate management of the team is essential to this role, so strong people management skills along with having an eye for finding profit within tricky and poorly procured projects will be a winning combination.

This role will work as stepping stone into a divisional lead role. Following a solid performance on this project the successful individual will be fast tracked to the top this businesses new build division with a view to growing the division substantially over the coming 5 – 10 years.

About the benefits / rewards:

Our client support, develop and understand their employees. They offer employee stability through permanent long-term employment and stable working environment. You will be well rewarded for your hard work with a remuneration package that will correspond to the individuals experience and skills. The guideline basic salary is £98,000 – £122,000, however this will be dependent upon the specific skills and experience of each individual. Employees will be promoted through the company at a rate that is comfortable for their abilities rather than within a set company structure. This encourages the strengths and successes of the company and each individual.



My client is seeking a high calibre employee with the suitable professional qualifications, a strong and stable background within good quality main contractors, who will add value to the organisation. They will have been in a senior commercial position for a minimum 5 years and have a background in negotiated, design and build, £20m+ new build commercial projects, ideally with experience in managing tricky projects with a successful track record in delivering profit where there was little chance. They must have good people management skills to be capable of managing a team of 4 QSs, with excellent eye for finding profit.

This role is perfect for someone who has been there and done it at project level and wants to take the next step up. The long term opportunities within this business are endless!

Please call Alex on 01923 750 095 or email Alex for more info