Senior QS / Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

Ref: 423Monday 23 November 2020

£100K - £120K

We have a new opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a leading building contractor who specialise in Design and Build residential projects in the Greater London area. My client's projects range in value from £25M to £75M.

The ideal person for this role will have the potential and desire to progress to Commercial Manager within 6 months, although this is not essential.


  • Assist senior management with developing of, and adherence to Project Commercial Strategy and the Project Execution Plan
  • Comply with and governance of the company’s policies and procedures
  • Provide commercial leadership, advice and support to the project team
  • Have commercial interaction with client and suppliers
  • Produce effective procurement of sub-contracted works to programme and within acceptable cost and risk parameters
  • Provide payment applications to clients and collection of cash
  • Supply chain management and payment
  • Change control
  • Weekly cost and value monitoring
  • Weekly review of programme and site records and analysis of variances from planned
  • Monthly Cost and Value Reporting
  • Forecasting out-turn cost and value
  • Risk and Opportunity management
  • Manage, recruit and develop junior members of the team


  • Appropriate and proven commercial experience within the construction industry
  • Holder of a Degree/HND in Quantity Surveying or Construction Economics.
  • Experience working with Design and Build residential contractors.
  • Good negotiator and communicator
  • Good people/management skills

The successful person will receive an industry-leading salary and benefits package or day rate if preferred.