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Commercial Manager – Utilities/Civil Engineering

  • £65,000 - £80,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the role

Due to my client continuing to grow they are now looking for a commercial manager to join there very experienced commercial team. The contract you will be working on is valued at £1B, they are 3 years into a 5-year contract with opportunity to increase the contract for another 10 years, it’s guaranteed long term work and stability for the right candidate. The role will consist of looking after £100M+ worth of work per annum. The contract is working on high volume low cost work within the water industry covering all of London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing costs across thousands of low value projects, ensuring each is profitable for the Company. You will be involved with looking after a team of Managing Quantity Surveyors, senior quantity surveyors, quantity surveyors and assistant quantity surveyors. The projects that you will be involved in will all be high volume low cost work within water, covering repair and maintenance projects and developer services projects.

No free lances will be considered.

About the company

My client is the biggest utility contractor within the UK turning over £850M, specialising in gas, water, electric, fibre and power. They are a tier one main contractor but they also sub contract utility packages on large contracts. The opportunities to grow within the company are huge, they are always expanding and they like to promote within and reward their staff. You will be working in their new offices in North London, they are very high end and polished and it makes it a great environment to work in. The reputation of my client is brilliant, they are known for completing work on time and to a great standard, because of this they have landed some big contracts with HS2, Thames Water, Anglian Water, UKPN and Southern Water.

Benefits and rewards

The successful candidate will be rewarding with a very competitive salary ranging from £65,000 – £80,000, on top of this you will be given a company bonus and a company car/competitive car allowance. You will also be part of a fun and energetic working environment and working environment where they are motivated to do well.

About the requirements

You are required to have a good standard of education preferably a BSc in quantity surveying and commercial management. To be considered for this position you should also be a chattered surveyor.

As well as being well educated it’s vital you have good stability on your CV working for a tier one or tier two contractor within utilities or highways maintenance working on high volume low cost work.

The role is a permanent position. No freelancers can be considered.

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.