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Commercial Manager - Loughborough

Ref: 426 Date Posted: Thursday 29 Apr 2021
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Our client is currently recruiting a Commercial Manager in the Loughborough area who has previous experience working on structural steel contracts. They are a national giant in the railway, motorway and infrastructure industry

Salary: Starting at £35,000 to £50,000, ranges dependent on experience of commercial manager. 

Ideal commercial manager candidate will have:

- Strong understanding of steel construction contract law.

- Quantity Surveyor related qualifications. ( Bsc hons / masters )

- Quantity Surveyor experience for over 4 years minimum. 


Commercial manager Job function:

Assist in controlling, monitoring, recording and analysing costs and resources relating to the clients contracts and enhancing the value of contracts through effective financial control.


Job Description for Commercial manager

  • Carry out contract reviews
  • Conduct valuations and the pricing of variations
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager prepare and monitor client accounts.
  • Conduct measurements and surveying duties on site
  • Carry out cost value reconciliation’s (profit and loss)
  • Preparation of contract documents
  • Development of knowledge relevant to contract conditions
  • Check job costings against quoted figures. 
  • Chase instructions and ensure we have received written instruction from Project Manager (authority signature)
  • File manual site instructions and keep electronic filing folders.
  • Chase agreement on prices.
  • Meet with Client (QS) on weekly/fortnightly/monthly basis as project requires.
  • Ensure applications are completed on time with Contracts Manager and are issued to commercial.
  • Agree final account with Contracts Manager
  • Calculate accounts and actively negotiate final accounts and payments
  • Liaison with other departments within the Company
  • Liaise with other subcontractors employed by the Company
  • Liaise and negotiate with the client and members of the professional team
  • Understanding the implications of the Health & Safety Regulations
  • Attending meetings, both internally and externally, as required 



  • Good knowledge and understanding of construction & steelwork activity
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Understanding of building law and regulations, contract law and health and safety law
  • Quantity Surveyor qualification.


If you feel this Commercial Manager role is suited for yourself please call into the office and ask for Elliot Beldon on 01530440303 or apply through the this advert.