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Commercial Manager - Sevenoaks OR London

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  • Location South East England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £90,000 - £120,000 + Bonus + Travel
  • Ref 12009
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Commercial Manager Job in Sevenoaks or London

Great opportunity to join a rapidly growing consultancy as a Commercial Manager based in Sevenoaks or London, offering a salary of between £90k – £120k + Discretionary Bonus + Travel, with quick progression up to Commercial Director level for the right candidate. The role will take commercial lead over their cost consultancy function across major new build/regeneration projects in the private and public sector ranging from £5m – £100m+. They are looking for a Commercial Manager with strong experience in new build residential and high-rise projects, with an excellent track record of leading a commercial team and experience working for a main contractor or housebuilder.

The consultancy offers a multitude of services to include project management, surveying, cost consultancy, and design management, and specialise in residential, affordable and major regeneration projects for developers, RPs, and Local Authorities. Made up of around 95 employees and 4 offices, they are continuing to grow successfully with a strong pipeline of work across London, Midlands and the Southeast.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Lead a commercial team of 5
  • Lead and undertake development appraisals
  • Cost planning and estimating
  • Work with Design Managers to maximise client development opportunities
  • Manage Joint Venture partnerships
  • Support the QS team on residential projects including EA services from pre-contract through to final account
  • Provide general cost and contractual advice to PMs and EAs on residential developments
  • Manage, develop and grow the Cost Consultancy Team including, training and developing team members and providing support where needed
  • Introduce and adopt processes and procedures to ensure efficient team delivery and incorporate into the existing systems

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience working at Commercial Manager level
  • Main Contractor and/or housebuilder background
  • Residential new build experience to include high-rise projects
  • Pre-contract experience through to final sign off
  • Experience in current procurement routes including joint venture management, value management and value engineering
  • Understanding of basic project modelling and financial viability principles
  • Knowledge of common construction contracts, with excellent experience in programme management
  • Experienced in leading a commercial team
  • Ideally MRICS or MCIOB or working towards
  • UK Driving Licence and own car

What you get back

  • Salary of £90,000 – £120,000 + Discretionary Bonus + Travel
  • 33 Days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (+ Birthday + Christmas)
  • Contributory Pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Support with professional subscriptions


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.
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Commercial Manager Job in Sevenoaks or London – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Kelly Job Ref: 12009)

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