Commercial Manager
Curtain Walling
North West

Commercial Manager - Building Envelope

Ref: 9986| Posted: 17th Feb 2021

Brief Overview

This is an amazing opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join an outstanding specialist sub-contractor based in the North West.


£60k to £65k.

About our Client

My client and a specialist sub-contractor within the building envelope sector. They work on projects across the UK which could consist of industrial roofing, cladding and rainscreen. Now they are looking to add a Commercial Manager to their commercial team.

About the Role

  • Assist the Projects Director in coordinating and supporting the relevant sectors of the Group’s business.


  • Ensure that all commercial /financial reporting, data entry, control measures and surveying duties throughout the life of all projects, undertaken by the relevant sector of the Group’s business, are carried out in accordance with the Group’s procedures and good industry practice, and within timescales dictated by the Project and Senior Management.


  • Ensure that all contractual issues throughout the life-cycle of projects are developed in line with Group procedures, good contractual practice and are then administered promptly and in a manner which minimises the Group’s contractual risks, including liaison with the Projects Director where appropriate to achieve this.


  • Provide timely advice to Senior Management, the Client and other applicable parties in respect of contractual and financial strategy and procurement options.


  • Ensure that all invoices and payments in the relevant sector of the Group’s business are administered to maximise the project(s) cashflow.


  • Ensure that all correspondence and commercial documentation filling is maintained in an easily retrievable manner and in accordance with the project and corporate filing system.


  • Transparency must be maintained at all times in relation to applications for payments and in all dealings with subcontractors.


  • A robust and thorough analysis of past costs must be implemented and used to identify any trends the results of which are to be included in the commercial monthly report.


  • Ensure through the tendering process that the Group receives the best possible value.


  • Ensure that all duties are carried out in accordance with the Group’s Quality Management System.


  • Ensure compliance with all of the agreed Client’s requirements in respect of financial reporting and advice for all projects undertaken in the relevant sector of the Group’s business.


  • Assist with any financial or quality audits carried out.


  • Assist the Projects Director in proactively preventing any fraud or theft of project plant and materials. Also in circumstances where the above is discovered ensure this is reported to the Projects Director so that swift action can be taken.


  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of commercial software systems used for estimating and project costing purposes.


  • Attend and contribute information for the ‘commercial meeting held as requested by the Projects Director.


  • To ensure the training and general development of any Quantity Surveyor’s employed, in conjunction with the Projects Director.


About the Candidate           


Previously held a Commercial Manager position for at least 3 years

Excellent verbal and communication skills

Have relevant tickets

Ideally come from a building envelope background

Points of Appeal 

  • Freedom within the role with a route to higher management
  • Interesting Projects
  • A company with a full order book