Vacancy details

South East England

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Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Vacancy title
Commercial Manager
Contract type
Full time permanent
South East England

Salary: from £80,000 per annum


26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Enhanced Pension Plan, Private Health Single Cover, Life Assurance, Car/Car Allowance, Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum, Paid voluntary work

About us

Morgan Sindall Property Services provides integrated property maintenance services to both the public and private sector, with particular expertise in housing and public building maintenance.

We are the nation’s complete housing solutions specialist with over 30 years’ experience within the affordable housing sector. We provide planned and reactive maintenance to over 200,000 domestic properties nationwide and have a significant portfolio of large-scale framework refurbishment programmes. We refurbish and modernise approximately 10,000 homes per annum and complete in excess of 300,000 repairs a year.

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Manager based in Westminster area. The purpose of the role is to manage and support Commercial Teams, providing guidance and support on all reactive / RM contracts / schemes / work packages. Ensure that the commercial control, reporting and management on contract activities from award up to final account is of the required standard. Your duties will include:

  • Management of the project reporting process and ensure accuracy and integrity of the trading results and forecasts. Reviewing accuracy and integrity of CVR’s from a regional and/ or functional expertise viewpoint.
  • Ensure commercial opportunities are optimised and the company’s position is always suitably protected.
  • Review and provide input into the Project Commercial Register.
  • Effective commercial control of all allocated projects / activities and that all documents relating to the Reporting Timetable are in place and robust.
  • Support the Head of Commercial in effective cash management including timely application / certification / invoicing / payment / receipts and careful administration of subcontract accounts.
  • Keep the Head of Commercial/ Director of Operations appraised of any significant commercial threats or risks to projects.
  • Ensuring that payments and notices are effected in accordance with the subcontract and Construction Act.
  • Working with the Procurement Team ensure that the procurement of sub-trades and suppliers is undertaken in a timely and cost effective manner ensuring that the packages are robust with buying gains optimised.
  • Support the bid and business development processes through liaison with the relevant teams and personnel, co-ordinating and providing constructive commercial input in relation to asset management activities.
  • Provide input to ensure the effective commercial management of contracts to maximise gross margin.
  • Lead on effective risk management in relation to asset management activity to protect the reputation of the business.
  • Ensure that cash flow forecasts are accurate and are optimised where possible.
  • Assist in the vetting of contractual documentation to ensure that post-contract arrangements concur with the basis of the bid
  • Implement all our policies, company and industry standards and initiatives and manage contractual compliance across all projects.
  • Support the Commercial team to keep the client informed of any variations to their budget and manage their expectations effectively at all times.
  • Effective interaction with other members of the project team promoting the commercial perspective in relation to asset management activity

About You

  • Qualified QS with post qualification experience
  • Form and develop relationships with clients.
  • Form and develop relationships with supply chain.
  • Experience in Recruitment, training, development and management of commercial teams.
  • Commercial skills to maximise value recovery, ensure cost control and cash management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of budgets and forecast management.
  • Preparation and understanding of CVR’s and supplementary financial reports.
  • Knowledge and understanding of final accounts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of subcontract orders and buying.
  • Subject matter expert in relation to asset management activity
  • Good knowledge of IT systems and packages

To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity and that talented people are key to our success.


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