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  • London, UK
  • £120,000 - £130,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Build
  • Reference: TPK-CD1
  • Consultant: Tom Perkin

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Position: Commercial Director

Location: London

Salary: £120,000 - £130,000 p/a + bonus structure, travel allowance, pension, private medical ++

Contact: Tom Perkin, Unite People Ltd

The Employer:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Director, Project Commercial Director or Senior Commercial Manager, looking for their next challenge. The employer is an industry-leading main contractor, specialising in iconic developments and renowned for their outstanding investment in people.

Due to having been successful in a number of recent tender-bids and strong long-term demand, they are seeking to employ an experienced Commercial Director or Senior Commercial Manager to join the team. Your first project would be one of London's most prestigious and exciting developments.

Perks of the job include a fantastic working environment, autonomy and ownership, very high rewards & industry leading bonus structure, a clear route for progression, supportive directors and board, access to unparalleled resources, entry to awards and attendance of awards dinners, personal development programme, a clear purpose in the business with excellent long-term prospects, a prestigious project to add to your CV and working for one of the UK's leading construction brands.

Commercial Director:

We are looking for a Commercial Director who has a proven pedigree working for Main Contractors, Residential Developers, Housebuilders or Property Developers overseeing contracts worth £100m+.

In this role, you will report to the board and be a member of the senior operational team by strategically providing direction and leadership to the commercial function of the business. Leading a commercial team of Quantity Surveyors that are responsible for all cost management and procurement of development schemes and projects from early stage feasibility, pre-development, cost planning stages, through the development and construction cycle to successfully deliver high quality and prestigious developments and building projects.

Candidates would operate at either a Senior Commercial Manager, Commercial Director or Project Commercial Director level with a background in commercial management, construction and residential development. You may have experience delivering low to medium rise buildings for a main contractor or housebuilder.


  • Experience of building, motivating & leading commercial teams on major construction projects
  • Take responsibility for a projects commercial performance
  • Develop commercial strategies and lead on contractual negotiations
  • Fully experienced in all aspects of contract administration ensuring that projects are delivered in accordance with the contract
  • Management account preparation and liaison with senior management
  • Extensive knowledge of main standard forms of contract
  • Procurement experience on large value contracts
  • Significant experience of claims preparation and dispute avoidance/resolution.
  • Be able to assist in Business Development


If you feel you have the necessary skills & experience to undertake the role, then please forward me your CV via the link below, for a quick response.

Tom Perkin

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