Commercial Manager

  • Anywhere

Commercial Manager with 3 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.

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  • 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 3+ 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:

  • €100k-€120k
  • 20% Bonus
  • Market-leading benefits package.
  • Vehicle or travel allowance.


If you are a Commercial Manager looking for your next career move, please send your CV or call Keith Conlon 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 24 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.