Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager with 5 years’ experience at Commercial Manager level required to join a leading Main Contractor based in their office in North Dublin.  This Contractor has a large turnover and ambitious expansion plans.  They are looking to hire an experienced Commercial Manager to help them achieve these ambitious goals.  This company has a range of high profile blue chip clients and much repeat business.



  • Establish procedures for the Quantity surveying Functions.
  • Review all the Divisional Accounts and all Financial Information before submission to the General Manager.
  • Provide advice and support to those employed in the Commercial Section.
  • Monitor compliance of the Quantity Surveying Section with established procedures.
  • Set the timetable for submission of returns required from Quantity Surveyors.
  • Review and report on the financial performance of contracts.
  • Monitor actual payment against declared value.
  • Review the placing of orders with Sub-Contractors.
  • provide support and assistance to the Estimating Department, as required.
  • Advise on the contractual matters in setting up Sub-Contracts.
  • Provide support and assistance for the preparation of tenders and negotiation of contract.
  • Assist and advise the site-based Quantity Surveyor on all matters concerning preparation of claims, their submission, progress and in negotiations for settlement.
  • Risk management
  • Financial reporting
  • Budget forecasting
  • Maximising cash flow
  • Client liaison
  • Report into the Regional Director
  • Procure Contract Bonds as and when required.
  • Assist in the recruitment of new Quantity Surveyors


  • Strong commercial awareness, ideally 5+ years’ experience as a Commercial Manager
  • Strong legal and contractual understanding in construction law
  • Client facing
  • Leadership skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Experience working for a main contractor with a building/industrial/commercial engineering background and experience with various types of contract forms
  • Degree qualification in Construction Management, Surveying or Commercial Management

Benefits & Package:

  • €100,000k – 130,000k+
  • Market-leading benefits package
  • Bonus
  • Vehicle or travel allowance


If you are a Commercial Manager looking for your next career move, please send your CV or call Declan Hasson for a confidential discussion.  We will not send your cv to any client without your permission.   GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with more than 20 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.