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  • UK, East of England, Hertfordshire, St Albans
  • from £35,000 to £55,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 5


Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level 

Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place Carry out cost management including forecasting 

Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans and have accountability, along with the project team for the commercial performance and strategy 



Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit Actively seek to improve processes and procedures 

Have a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement 


External relationships 

Ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are appropriate for the client, with commercial risks identified 

Ensure that the supply chain are engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions 

Ensure that good client relationships are fostered 

Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting 


Internal relationships 

Effectively assist in managing the commercial team, including cost clerks and commercial support staff 

Ensure effective interaction between the commercial team and the operational site teams Supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors 


Key measures & targets: 

Accurate monthly forecasting 

Ability to challenge resources and costs 

Maintaining deadlines in line with monthly commercial calendar 


Key relationships: 

Commercial Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor and rest of commercial team 

Business Development and Bid Managers 



HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent Previous experience of the civil engineering industry 

Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge of current Construction Law Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations 

Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis Excellent team player whilst also holding the ability to work independently on own initiative Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines. 

Ability to encourage and support junior members of the Commercial Team 



Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards CSCS card 




strong NEC option A experience, and have a civils / water background.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 24.06.2022
  • Deadline: 08.07.2022
  • Quote ref: 513/19739

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