Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager

  • by Lamonby Recruitment
  • Location Wigan, Greater Manchester, UK
  • Salary £52,000 - £57,000 / year
  • 239 days ago
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Job Description:

The Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager will hold a Degree in Quantity Surveying or related subject and have a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience in construction.


The Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager role will be to establish, manage and operate robust commercial processes, ensuring that the contracting team are working to reasonable terms and are alert to commercial matters whilst delivering projects under subcontract agreements. Be hands on in the management of applications for payments and the preparation and settlement of claims


Commercial Manager Role: -


Review and strengthen commercial process and awareness as required on an ongoing basis

Input as required to commercial offers and associated pricing levels and specific contract terms

Attendance at Pre Start and contract meetings as required.

Confirmation of customer credit and VAT status.

Checking of orders once received and the identification and negotiation of any terms deemed unacceptable.

Dealing with commercial contract correspondence around claims, delays and contra charges.

Oversee the production of monthly value summaries and input applications for contracts.

Value, notify and negotiate claims for additional work, delays etc

Input into the management of subcontractor terms and pricing.

Assist with the check and approval subcontractor invoicing.

Reduce commercial risk

Improve financial performance of contracts through better recovery on claims.

Timely completion of monthly accounts timetable

Improve cash collection through timely dispute resolution


Quality Assurance

Complying, monitoring and improving (where necessary) companies QA Procedures.

Health & Safety

Compliance with all Health & Safety policies.


Comply with Management Environmental documents.


Personal Attributes

Ability to get tasks done

Commercial acumen

Customer focused

Logical Thinker 

Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and to understand and build on new ideas and possibilities

Strong communicator

Team player


Role Requirements and Qualifications: -


Degree in Quantity Surveying or related subject.

5 years post graduate experience in construction


Commercial Manager Package: -


  • Salary £52,000 – 57,000 plus £6,000 Car Allowance
  • Company Bonus
  • Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare and Medical Plan
  • Other Benefits on Request


If you feel you have the skills required and would like to gather further information about this role and other opportunities available across the UK then please contact Matt direct on 02392 384650 

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Company Bonus, Pension and other great benefits available.
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Construction
  • Years Experience 5+ years
  • Career Level Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
  • Educational level Bachelor's Degree