Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Commercial Manager

Location: Mansfield

Type: Permanent

Salary: £75,000 to 85,000 Per Year

Posted on: 12/07/2022

Our client is based in North Nottinghamshire. The company is entering its 20th year

and is one of the UK’s leading bespoke and volume joinery manufacturers and interior

contractors working for some of the UK’s blue chip retail, commercial, leisure and

museum operators.

They have an immediate requirement to strengthen the commercial arm of the company and wish to recruit a commercial manager.

About the Role:

  • They contract with end user clients and main contractors for the provision of fit out services. 
  • Contract values range from £30,000 to £3m. 
  • Working across a range of sectors
  • brings different challenges technically and contractually.

About the candidate:

  • The commercial manager will be responsible for the recruitment training and
  • development of QS’s geared to the project demands and growth of the company.
  • Interior contracting experience is critical and an understanding of general building alterations and shell preparation works would be an advantage . 
  • An understanding of the joinery manufacturing process and bespoke joinery installation would be an advantage. 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are required along with good negotiation and analytical skills. 
  • The successful candidate will have an eye for detail and accuracy with numbers and will have a clear understanding of how projects are managed and successfully delivered. 
  • Excellent organisational skills, collaboration and influencing skills with an ability to complete many tasks simultaneously to meet strict deadlines or with multiple and changing priorities in a high volume environment are essential. 
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a team and possessing strong people and management skills will assist the commercial manager to grow into the role and assist in building a strong commercial team.
  •  Proven ability to work under pressure, multi-tasking and the capacity to prioritise workload are also essential attributes. 
  • The successful candidate will be able to manage their time and workflow to ensure deadlines are met. Computer literacy is expected with a good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel. 
  • An understanding of MS Project would also be beneficial. 
  • Degree qualifications is preferred but not essential. 
  • Membership of a relevant professional body, for example MRICS or MCIOB is an advantage but not essential. 

About the job:

  • Adjudication of tenders 
  • Occasional estimating to assist during periods of heavy workload 
  • Vetting and approving contracts and sub contracts 
  • Vetting collateral warranties 
  • Assess contractual risk 
  • Supply chain management; reviewing and updating sub contracts and ordering protocols 
  • Participate in tender interviews and contract negotiations 
  • Participate in ‘handover’ meeting with the project delivery team 
  • Provide ongoing support and responding to commercial queries made by the project delivery team 
  • Ensure variations are priced and agreed timeously 
  • Ensure contractual correspondence including EoT, claims and the like are prepared, submitted in good time and are agreed. 
  • Submit interim applications for payment and implement and manage robust credit control procedures – Negotiate and settle final accounts 
  • Implementing and maintaining effective contract management information systems 
  • Leading and assisting with contract enforcement, evaluating non-conformance ,dispute resolution and other remedies.
  • Build a commercial team including recruitment and training of additional commercial staff 
  • Maintain sound and cooperative working relationships with existing clients 
  • Actively promote the organisation and services offered by the company 
  • Keep up to date with industry trends and changes that may impact on the business