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  • Southampton, UK
  • £75,000 - £90,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Build
  • Reference: ComLead2193SW
  • Consultant: David Pearson

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Unite People Build, a construction recruitment specialist. Is working with a key client to help recruit a Commercial Lead in and around the Southampton area. Seeking to hire a Commercial Lead for a salary position, to work on public sector projects in the South West area and head up a sizeable 2 & ½ year scheme

As the Commercial Lead you will work in a combination of site, office premise and remote working. Throughout your career at this award winning business. You will be working on a variety of interesting, multi-million schemes in in the South West area. The works you undertake should be within a one hour commute. You will play a pivitol role in the commercial teams in various aspects of Quantity Surveying. Heading up large projects as Commercial Lead on larger scale contracts

You will benefit from working with an experienced commercial team daily, continuously developing your skill-set. Our client has a number of staff that have held long-term careers with the business

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working on schemes prior to commencement on site. At pre-Construction stage engaging with the clients team. Working with Bid & Design teams at various stages of pre-construction
  • Appointment of sub-contractors
  • Collaborate with project teams to monitor and control costs throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Monthly cost reporting
  • Project cash flow forecasting and cost to complete
  • Administering the construction contract inline with the project
  • Identifying commercial risks on the project and offering solutions
  • Contribute to value engineering and cost-saving initiatives.


  • Construction related qualification preferred
  • Strong analytic and numerical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in relevant software tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and take initiative
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.


  • Competitive salary, car allowance and bonuses
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Working for a progressive business with excellent staff retention levels
  • Opportunities for career advancement within a growing organization.

For further details please get in touch via application, LinkedIn message or call

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