Commercial Manager MEP Dublin - Dublin

Quantity Surveying
Ref: 126 Date Posted: Sunday 22 Sep 2019
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Rightpath Recruitment

Commercial Manager MEP Dublin

Rightpath Recruitment is seeking a Commercial Manager (Senior Project QS) to join an expanding team based in Dublin. The role will be to commercially and financially manage assigned works packages of medium to high value through pre-construction, delivery and final account.

Job Purpose and Scope for the Commercial Manager:

  • To safeguard the financial and commercial interests of the company by managing and controlling commercial risk, income and expenditure
  • Commercial & financial management of assigned building works packages (medium to high-value) through procurement to final account.
  • Contributing to the delivery of the project in a timely, efficient, sustainable and safe manner whilst achieving commercial targets
  • Meeting client expectations and enhancing the reputation of the business
  • Management and supervision of Assistant Commercial Managers and other commercial members  as the project progresses.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain and develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • To run all commercial aspects from procurement to final account


Key Tasks and Activities for the Commercial Manager:

  • Understand and apply commercial & financial procedures and reporting systems
  • Maintains detailed prelim forecasts and actual costs and intervenes were negative trends identified
  • Report accurately to the monthly forecast final account
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the relationship between cost, value and profit
  • Manages cash flow to the benefit of the project and business
  • Supports the Project Manager to manage project risk and opportunities
  • Carries out risk modelling
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Notices and Payment Criteria
  • Able to describe the implications of differing forms of contract and their appropriate usage
  • Manages the change process in accordance with the contract
  • Demonstrates skills in the avoidance and defence of claims
  • Manages risk associated with novated consultants
  • Buys robust packages demonstrating an understanding of package interfaces
  • Applies framework agreements effectively where appropriate to maximise discounts and rebates
  • Develops a procurement strategy in conjunction with supply chain services
  • Prepares bid documentation to ensure a fully defined tender


Dimensions (skills, experience and capabilities) for the Commercial Manager

  • Quantity Surveying Degree or Construction related degree
  • Experience of working for a Contractor as a commercial manager or quantity surveyor.
  • Experience with tendering subcontract works packages of medium to high value.
  • Able to prepare subcontract documentation ready for engrossment by external parties
  • Experience of advanced word-processing, Excel spreadsheet packages and fully conversant with BIW
  • Good understanding of building technology / construction methods
  • Ability to read drawings and construction design information
  • Valuing interim applications
  • Agreeing site variations
  • Preparation of internal monthly cost reports / cost to complete forecasts
  • Knowledge of measurement and valuation techniques.
  • Project Management skills and Design experience


There is no set figure on the salary being offered as it this will vary a lot from person to person.

This is a Senior and very important role to this company so they will offer a very attractive package to the ‘right’ person.


To apply for this position click apply or contact Ethan Campbell for more information 015314886 or 02830898345

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