Commercial Manager

Steve Thomas
Discussed at IV Shortlist Stage
Job Posted

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To manage the setup and running of a major new rail project awarded.
  • To handle the full commercial and contractual function on site, reporting monthly to head office.
  • To recruit junior quantity surveying staff as required to deliver project based work & assist with their management and training
  • Develop and manage project commercial strategy; 
  • Supervise project cash flow and supervise the submission of interim applications; 
  • Supervise preparation of project final accounts.
  • Effectively manage risk and opportunities; 
  • Provide contractual, financial and commercial advice to the project team; 
  • Manage and check all contract arrangements to and from the client and sub-contractors. 
  • Draft appropriate contract documents and prepare necessary commercial reports; 
  • Oversee the reporting on the project financial position including monthly cost value reconciliations and project forecasting.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Suitable candidates will be experienced Senior Quantity Surveyors/Commercial Managers who will have already mastered commercial and contractual processeses within a major contracting environment.
  • In addition, they will have demonstrated strong management of both processes and commerical staff, having delivered successful project outcomes and profitable projects.
  • Experience with a major contractor delivering projects using established and proven systems & processes is essential.
  • Experience of rail projects is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge & experience of the Singapore market would be advantageous but not essential

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A degree in quantity surveying and MRICS/HKIS/MInstCES etc is expected although ability and demonstrable capability is most important.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The successful Commercial Manager applicant will be joining a world-class engineering and construction contractor in Singapore. 
With a multi billion HK$ annual turnover they are a top tier major player in Asia contracting. 
They offer all the training, career development & promotion opportunities one would expect.
Commercial Managers, Managing QS & high flying Project Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors are invited to apply in confidence with a CV in Word format.

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