Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Commercial Manager – Design and Build

Location: Beaconsfield

Type: Permanent

Salary: £80,000 to 90,000 Per Year

Posted on: 08/03/2024

The Job:

Our client is a well established and growing refurbishment and build contractor in the commercial construction sector based in the Buckinghamshire area and requires a Commercial Manager to oversee contracts for small to medium sized traditional and design & build projects (Up to £5m) within London and South East area. 

The company work on a variety of projects including; Commercial Offices, Education, Healthcare, Retail & Leisure. 

The Role overview:

  • Manage the commercial function of multiple projects.
  • Help grow and develop the relationship with existing key clients through successful projects in collaboration with the senior management team.
  • Work with the senior management team to assist with all matters relating to estimating, tendering and cost management of potential future projects.
  • Be responsible for assisting all relevant parties involved in a contract so that they all understand the terms, particularly the contract’s financial aspects.



  • Participate in client meetings for project progress, specifications, and program deliverables.
  • Continuously enhance business relationships with key clients.
  • Oversee daily commercial operations for assigned projects within the company.
  • Evaluate company/project risks
  • Manage the direct commercial relationship with key clients
  • Plan and oversee the QS commercial aspects of tender submissions 
  • Supervise any Quantity Surveyor (QS) resources assigned to projects to ensure compliance, maximize project profitability, minimize risks, achieve high commercial management standards, enhance performance, and expedite the project final account.
  • Develop the supply base to achieve the best value.
  • Ensure full compliance with commercial procedures of both Our client and the end user.
  • Provide timely and accurate cost advice to clients, including forecasted final costs in every valuation.
  • Formulate and implement interventions to consistently secure tenders and new business opportunities
  • Offer coaching to employees on best practices for managing contract issues and handling daily tasks.
  • Resolve issues between commercial and operations teams.
  • Issue any contractual notices as required, in collaboration with the Operational team.
  • Issue payment notices to the supply chain within the terms of the agreement.

The Candidate:

  • Have a degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent 
  • Have a well-rounded and confident understanding of the Traditional Construction, Refurbishment and Design And Build sector 
  • Outstanding organisational skills, with a systematic approach to handling complex projects with excellent attention to detail.
  • Being able to build strong working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Being a good team player who is confident working in a busy, fast-paced environment.

Points of Appeal:

  • Competitive Salary and Package
  • Pension
  • Holiday
  • Freedom and autonomy in the role 
  • Chance to progress within the commercial team to a senior management role in the company’s commercial team