Job Description

Commercial Manager (M&E)

Co. Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary
Ref: 008854

Commercial Manager (M&E)

As part of an exciting company expansion project my client  are seeking a Commercial Manager to join our Commercial Department.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of surveyors to provide commercial services to the company to industry practice.
  • Development of commercial reporting, administration, communication and ERP processes to industry best practices and the business needs currently and in the future.
  • Establish good relationships with PQSs in order to agree final accounts.
  • Deal with suppliers and subcontractors during the procurement process, where necessary, in order to get the best value for Designer Group.
  • Development in conjunction with the commercial director best in class contract documentation for use with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Constantly developing the QS side of the business to make Designer Group the most efficient company in the sector.
  • Oversee the inputting of budgets and running of projects through the RedSky Job Costing System. Liaise monthly with Contracts Managers regarding meeting budgets on projects.
  • Placement of sub-contract orders in conjunction with relevant Manager/Buying Department.
  • Measurement of work to maximise the value of applications to our clients.
  • Administer applications for payment and payment of sub contractors to ensure positive cash flow where possible and fair valuations.
  • Evaluate the terms and conditions of sub-contractors with particular emphasis on Risk, Program, Terms & Conditions, Design Responsibility etc.
  • Prepare tender risk Analysis based on standard format, Contract documentation including bill of quantities.
  • Run accurate Commercial Cost Control Reports on projects ensuring reports clearly identify committed most, forecasts costs for materials, sub-contract and labour in addition to preliminaries etc,
  • Preparation and monitoring of project cash flows feeding up to a master company cash flow.
  • Set up and maintain variation logs with feed into costs as outlined above for all client variations and sub-contractors variations, including the management and agreement of such variations.
  • Review site programmes in respect to delays, disruption, damage and sub -contract program.
  • Ensure that the client relationships are enhance to maximise on current and future opportunities.
  • Identify, analyse and develop Reponses to commercial risks in conjunction with the Commercial Director.
  • To prepare and present monthly company reports at each project and/or business review, in-line with company formats and standards.
  • Provide advise on contractual claims – analysing outcomes and forecast and report as required.
  • Use the company’s financial systems to the benefit of the business to ensure accurate cost reporting.
  • Always act in a manner fitting to the business and uphold the company’s standards internally and externally at all times.
  • Preparation of monthly commercial reports.



  • Third level Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar.
  • Minimum of 10+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills dealing with design team / client / meetings etc.
  • Good attention to detail, with an analytical approach and ability to work using your own initiative.


Email cv or call Tracey Hayden 0876351191

Your ICDS Consultant