Commercial Manager

November 17, 2023

Job Title:

Commercial Manager



Responsible to (Line Manager):

Commercial Director / Project Manager


Roles & Responsibilities

·        Contract Administration – understanding the form of contract and the key provisions contained within, and advising the other team members of the scope and any special contractual requirements of the project;

·        Payment Applications – establishing the basic billing practice, ensuring the timely preparation of applications for payment and monitoring entitlement, and expediting receipt of payments;

·        Notices – submission of contractual notices (Early Warnings, delays, change etc.);

·        Change – identification of change (Variations, Compensation Events, claims etc.) and ensuring notifications within time limits. Preparation of cost and/or programme impacts associated with such change, and liaising with the planning team as required. Negotiating with the client in relation to such change, where applicable. Approves of change and obtaining approval of the necessary department managers through the assigned lead project team members and advising these personnel of budget and schedule impacts;

·        Budgeting – review of tender allowances and subsequent base-lining of the budget. Management of the budget to reflect any change, and identification of areas of over & under recovery. Validate quantities of tender estimate, preparing quantities, re-measure quantities, and ensuring alignment on final quantities and costs;

·        Cost Reporting – preparation and review of costs and accruals, and preparation of cost and sales forecasts, together with other project control reviews with the appropriate project team members. Preparation of monthly Project Review;

·        Risk – development of risk management plan, and suitable management of inherent risks. Performing periodic review and updating the risk management plan throughout project;

·        Procurement – provide procurement support, including generating requisitions for requested purchases, and reviewing requisitions to ensure alignment with budgets. Coordinate and control the ordering of plant & equipment;

·        Communication – maintaining positive communications with client and project team, ensuring resolution of problems as they arise with a view to securing suitable solutions.

·        Meetings – facilitate commercial meetings to review project status with client, other contracts/subcontractors, and facilitate any ad hoc commercial meetings as required;

·        Subcontracts – assisting the Project Manager in determining the subcontract scope. Tendering the subcontract scope packages in accordance with company procedures and established practices. Participating in subcontract negotiations and approval of awards;

·        Assist the Project Manager and/or other departments as required;

·        Prepare and produce reports and information as requested by the Commercial Manager / Director.


Key Interfaces

·        Managers & Directors

·        Client Personnel

·        Other employees



Contact Name
Kieran Lightfoot
Employment Type
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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