Commercial Manager/Quantity Surveyor

Commercial Manager, Quantity Surveyor
Posted 5 days ago

Location: Bristol

Duration: Permanent role

Start Date: Asap

Salary: circa 50k

Job Description:

As an experienced Commercial Manager / Quantity Surveyor, you will report to the Commercial Director and be a key part of the commercial team.

You will be responsible for all aspects of finances relating to the project, providing commercial expertise and responsible for the financial delivery of a number of projects, including assisting and managing to ensure that projects are procured and delivered within budget and to the highest quality while exceeding our client expectations.

Prior experience working with a blue-chip contractor is preferable, as well as being an active team member in respect of cost and commercial matters on fast-track schemes up to £4-5 million value with a high degree of change throughout the pre-construction and contract period.

The ideal candidate will have a professional, proactive approach.  You will be an effective communicator and have experience in internally and externally negotiating with customers.  This role would suit a candidate with an organised and systematic nature who is happy to work individually and as part of the wider project team.


  • The role will involve financial reports, cost value reporting, and approval of payments internally and externally.
  • Prepare extension of time claims where applicable, contra charges, payment notifications, notification of delays, tender cost analysis, day works, forecasting, valuations, final accounts negotiating and measuring.
  • To take responsibility for regularly reviewing all projects’ financial performance, improving financial certainty and maximising commercial success.
  • To ensure best practice and continuous improvement in financial processes on-site
  • To provide high-quality management information to the Commercial Director and support, monitoring and advice to colleagues throughout the company
  • To actively assist in maintaining or increasing margins
  • To strive to build and establish excellent working relationships with our supply chain, consultants and clients where appropriate.
  • Identify any potential disputes in a timely manner, report them to the Commercial Director and Head of Contracts, and then implement effective resolutions.
  • As required preparing cost estimates, organising bids, communicating with clients and colleagues, and engaging with suppliers and sub-contractors to determine the financial needs of completing a project
  • As required, attend tender presentations for new projects, contributing, leading commercially and presenting alongside the Ultimate Bid Team
  • During the proposal stage, prepare the budget and cost estimates as required, obtain and vet trade contractor bids, compile the Ultimate company information section for the proposal document and collate the overall document
  • Maintain relationships with existing clients keeping a sales-minded attitude, and seek out and build relationships with new clients
  • Work with contracts teams and design teams to help with development, innovation, and creativity on client projects


For more information or to apply for this position, please call David Page at 07497 480107 / or complete the form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
DurationPermanent Role
SalaryCirca £50K
ContactDavid Page

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