The role of the commercial manager in a contracting capacity covers all financial aspects of a project, from bidding for work through to the close out of final accounts when the project is completed. This involves procurement of works to maximise the profit margin, and the subsequent management of costs through the design and construction phase in order to ensure that margins are realised.
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following.
Assisting with monthly client applications
Raising Interim Payment Certificates (IPC) for packages
Administering Interim Statement of Accounts (ISA)
Updating cash flows
Cost management of allocated construction packages
Supporting the drafting of subcontracts and agreeing variations costs
Assisting in procurement
Carrying out variations
Professional Qualification Routes
As a Commercial Management placement you will be given guidance towards CIOB or RICS accreditation depending on the degree you are studying.
A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected), ideally in a Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management Degree,
240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
A passion for a career in the construction industry.