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Assistant Commercial Manager - Luxury Residential

Location London Job Type Permanent
Salary £55000 - £65000 per annum Sector Building and Construction

Assistant Commercial Manager

Our client has 2 residential schemes in Prime Central London and they are now looking to grow on their reputation to become a major residential developer in London and need skilled, personal who have experience with luxury residential schemes to do so.

Commercial Manager responsibilities shall include:

  • Managing pre-construction, procurement and reporting activities towards delivering one of London's most prestigious developments.
  • Reviewing and analysing cost plans for accuracy and efficiency
  • Assisting with procurement of Designers and early works packages, through scope definition, tender analysis and production of contract documentation
  • Assisting early stage design reviews to drive efficiency
  • Managing the procurement of works packages including preparation of tender documents, analysis of tender returns and production of contract documentation; this will involve working closely with the Commercial Manager and coordinating with internal Construction and Design teams, as well as external consultants, towards:
  • Collating tender packs including the scope of works, preliminaries, constraints documents, programme requirements, drawings and specifications
  • Conducting detailed analysis/comparison of tenders received
  • Collecting team members/consultant's comments and making a tender recommendation for approval
  • Managing mid-tender, post-tender and pre-start meetings
  • Assisting with the management of change control with trade contractors
  • inputting to design, risk and value engineering reviews and processes
  • Assisting in the preparation of package cash flow requirements
  • Commenting on the quality and progress of trade package works based on programme
  • Assisting with the monthly cost report as required
  • Assisting with the management and reporting of site preliminaries as required

Suitable candidate:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Degree educated; working towards or recently chartered, preferably with RICS
  • Has an understanding of the construction process, design and quality
  • Experience working on large-scale construction projects, preferably residential
  • Eagerness to drive processes, conduct analyses and use these to support negotiation
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong capability to coordinate internally and externally
  • Good knowledge and experience of Health and Safety requirements on a project

Preferred experience / capabilities:

  • Current Managers or professional CSCS card
  • Experience with a Central London developer, preferably in prime segment
  • Knowledge of various types of dispute resolution
  • Experience reading and interrogating complex drawings, and undertaking measurement of elements without supervision
  • Understanding of general contractual provisions such as bonds, guarantees, warranties, insurances, letters of intent and other common contractual mechanisms
  • Experience negotiating to deliver commercial results
  • Experience operating a project cost system, accurately completing individual cost reporting forms and preparing monthly cost reports for projects

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