Commercial Manager / Senior QS - Northern Ireland

Quantity Surveying
Ref: 763 Date Posted: Friday 02 Oct 2020
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Commercial Manager / Senior QS

This position would suit a Senior QS who is looking to take the next step in their career into management.

A Medium sized Civil Engineering contractor from the north west is currently looking to recruit a Commercial Manager / Senior Qs / Commercial Lead. This is a very senior role in the company. You will be overseeing all the live projects from a commercial aspect. Most of the work is based in Northern Ireland with some down south although very little travel will be required. You could be managing 5 – 10 live projects at any given time.


Key Responsibilities and Duties:

Responsibility for day to day running of contracts including but not limited to:

  • Manage day to day operational duties
  • Manage and coordinate project team staff to ensure performance and delivery of projects to the highest health and safety, quality and environmental standards
  • Responsibility for the delivery of the project on time, within specification and on budget
  • Work closely with the managing director
  • Must be very commercially aware and be able to identify and manage cost control opportunities on projects
  • Must be technically competent with the ability to set and follow project milestones and deliveries
  • Ensure projects run to the highest levels of health and safety, quality and environmental standards are met



  • Degree in Construction Management or Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of temporary works, current construction techniques and value engineering concepts
  • Have 5 years + experience in managing medium scale heavy civil contracts with value up to £2m
  • Have high standards of quality of work
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with Client/Design teams and supply chain members
  • Demonstrate financial, commercial and business development acumen
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within deadline environment
  • Registered / Member of a professional body – desirable


Please contact Ethan Campbell for more information on this role 015314886 or 02830898345

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