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Building Staff Solutions,
Merchants House
Merchants Quay, Dublin 8
Tel: 01 7071012

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Commercial Manager

Location: Dublin
Entered: 22 July 2018
Salary: JPY
Duration: Permanent
Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are seeking applications for the position of a Commercial Manager in North Dublin (Swords) for a Specialist Construction Contractor. Our client is a leading Specialist Contractors with a history of completing innovative and award winning designed projects to the highest of standards. They are looking for an experienced Commercial Manager with a view to joining the board at a later date.

What is required

Your Responsibilities

* Report on the financial performance of Contracts on a monthly basis using the existing cost control reporting system.
* Continually seek to improve our systems and procedures as they relate to your department.
* Embrace Lean Manufacturing technique as they apply to your area.
* Prepare and review monthly cost reports for current projects.
* Liaise with Finance Director on cost overruns as they impact the budgeted mark-up on contracts.
* Review costs regularly with Project Managers and report on discrepancies.
* Review contractual arrangements between Contractor and Main Contractors / Clients.

* Create an early warning system for problematic projects and report feedback to Estimating to close the loop.
* Prepare and submit interim payment applications for on-going projects.
* Prepare and submit change orders and variations to on-going projects.
* Attend site to review progress and agree monthly valuations with M.C. Quantity Surveyors.
* Negotiate and agree final accounts with Main Contractors / Clients.
* Where necessary, prepare extension of time claims and any other contractual claims.
* Ensure the accuracy of the monthly payment applications of the Surveying Department, including the supervision of the work of other QSs.
* Ensure that monthly payment applications are presented in a timely manner, since the timing of valuations has a critical impact on cash flow.
* Be responsible for the output of the Surveying department.
* In co-operation with the Contracts Manager appoint installation sub-contractors and other key sub-contractors.
* Assess sub-contractor payment applications and certify payments, and when not personally certifying work, supervising the work of others.
* Pre-tender and post-tender discussions with clients and professional teams
* Resolve contractual issues with Clients, Design Teams, Main Contractors and Subcontractors
* Attend project meetings and identify potential variations and revenue-generating opportunities
* Assist Estimating with detailed measurements, take-offs and contractual matters, where necessary

What you need to have

* Proven track record in Quantity Surveying and commercial management
* The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years' experience in built environment construction and hold a quantity surveying honours degree from a recognised third level institution
* They must have strong commercial management ability/awareness, client liaison skills, project management expertise, proficiency in team leadership and a talent for negotiation
* They must also have experience in multiple forms of contract

What you get in return

* Excellent working environment
* Competitive package in line with experience
* Excellent exposure to leading projects in Ireland and some in the UK in a fast paced environment
* Directorship as the role develops and progresses for the successful candidate

If you are interested in this role, Please click apply or contact Michael on 01 707 1012 today

JOB 23455



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