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Poole  |  14 November 2018
Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor
Circa £50K

Could you manage a Rural build and fit out?

This is an extremely exciting time to join a bespoke manufacturing company, working on some of the very top names in the worlds of design, architecture, restaurants, hotels & luxury boats!

You will be working as part of a highly experienced team predominantly office based with some site visits across the UK. Take full responsibility of a selection of projects for a prestigious client in the hospitality/hotel industry. Excellent communication skills are key to this role as is thinking commercially and identifying solutions.

Working for a prestigious, stylish & successful company…. this fantastic opportunity offers a professional, friendly atmosphere, stunning purpose-built factory/offices, structured career progression, free parking, and a salary of circa £50K – based in Poole.

The responsibilities of the Commercial Manager / QS:

  • Deliver accurate and meaningful cash flow & cost forecasting information.
  • Provide regular cost to complete and CVR reporting.
  • Provide and maintain procurement and information received schedules.
  • Place all orders with the relevant appendices, information, payment terms etc. and issued in a timely manner to avoid delays on site.
  • Contribute to relevant project procurement strategies with particular reference to:-
  • Issuing tender enquiries
  • Package reconciliations
  • Production of sub-contract orders / letting in accordance with the buying document.
  • Maximise project value by effective management of sub-contract with a positive cash profile.
  • Manage and complete relevant sub-contract and main contract contractual records including the production of timely interim and final account information with variation management.
  • Demonstrates understanding of client and consultant drivers – clarity on client expectation and requirements.
  • Comply with company policies and best practices.
  • Makes good quality decisions and understands the importance of making profit and maximises opportunities and minimises risks.
  • Agree progress claims with the client’s representative and invoice.
  • Measurement and valuation of sub-contractor and company accounts.
  • Attend pre-start and progress meeting with project team.
  • Provide monthly reporting information for the Project Review Meeting.

Personal Attributes of the Commercial Manager / QS:

  • Measurement and valuation.
  • Sub-contract orders and vendor buying principles.
  • Knowledge of obligations under contract, sub-contract, claims, loss and expense.
  • Administration of contract methods.
  • Experience with Build and final fit out
  • Commercial skills, maximising value recovery, cost control and cash management.
  • Ability to use / understand financial reports and final accounts.
  • Ability to form and develop relationships
  • Good interpersonal skills – ability to work effectively with site management and rest of the team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary – circa £50K depending on experience
  • 22 days annual hols plus bank hols
  • Christmas shutdown which equates to 2 full weeks in and around Christmas and the New Year.
  • Std working hours 41.25hrs per wk. 8am to 5pm Mon-Fri.
  • Pension with employer’s contribution.
  • Life and injury insurance.
  • Statutory sick pay & paternity pay
  • Business travel expense reimbursed
  • Tea & Coffee and hot beverage drinks and chilled water provided free to all office employees.
  • Gateway to personal career progression in line with business objectives and goals.
  • Automatic inclusion into the company annual pay review following completion of minimum of 12mths of service.
  • Open door policy to allow creative approach to project delivery.
  • Free Parking

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