Salary: £ 60,000 per Annum
Reference : 20821

Our client is a design & build contractor who have a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Lead to join them on a permanent basis. The selected candidate will work alongside the Framework Manager on all commercial matters relating the Framework agreements and contracts.

As the Commercial Lead you will be responsible for supporting other Quantity Surveys in administering the contracts for all allocated projects under their remit such as review and approving subcontract packages. The successful candidate will have previous experience working on medium-large scale projects and manage up to 8 Quantity Surveyors.  



  • Represent the company on commercial matters.

  • Support the Framework Manager on commercial matters in administering the Framework Contract.

  • Commercial review and reporting of the Framework projects.

  • Maintain a good working relationship with the client.

  • Ensure the companies’ interests are protected under the contract.

  • Support the Quantity Surveys in reviewing subcontract documents.

  • Ensure client and company KPI’s are monitored and maintained.

  • Attend and support subcontractor commercial meetings.



  • Assist in the cost build up and forecasting projects.

  • Ensure monthly applications for Payment are submitted in accordance with the contract agreement.

  • Review monthly cost schedules.

  • Prepare of final accounting at the end of projects.

  • Support others within the project on commercial and contract matters

  • Review monthly reporting of cash flow.


Experience/Qualifications Needed:

  • Industry applicable Qualification in Quantity Surveying.

  • Experience in a lead commercial role working on medium to large projects within the UK Water Industry.

  • Ability to demonstrate budgetary control.

  • Experience managing Contracts through NEC suite of documentation.



  • An organiser who can coordinate on multiple fronts.

  • Structured thinker.

  • Client-focussed.

  • Commercial & Contractual Awareness.

  • Knowledge of NEC4 form of contracts.

  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload.

  • Able to work in a busy environment under pressure.