Commercial Manager

Richard Poulter
Job Posted

A Commercial Manager is needed to take on a 'country' or 'regional' Commercial Manager role in Singapore to develop and manage new business in the territory within both the civil engineering and building sectors.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To develop business opportunities in the Singapore region through networking, responding to tender requests & seeking new opportunities for the business.
  • To work collaboratively to produce attractive tenders to submit in line with company policy & strategy
  • To manage the setup and running of projects awarded from start to finish
  • To recruit junior quantity surveying staff as required to deliver project-based work & assist with their management and training
  • Monitor, report & take responsibility for the Singapore company profit & loss account

Also, on live projects to:

  • 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 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.
  • A degree in quantity surveying and MRICS/HKIS/MInstCES etc is expected although ability and demonstrable capability is most important.
  • Suitable candidates for this role will be patient & diplomatic & be willing to invest time and effort into this  long term career role which is likely to develop into a senior management role over time
  • 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.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Excellent Salary and comprehensive package available to the successful candidate

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