Commercial Manager

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Contract: Full-Time
  • Salary: Competitive (Depending on Experience)

Job description

Would you like to join a leading Building Services company with a reputation for excellence?

JGM is currently recruiting for a Commercial Manager to join our passionate and driven team within our Edinburgh office, on a permanent basis.

Experience & Attributes:

  • Preferably a minimum 5 years experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor working with a Mechanical & Electrical contractor.
  • Ability to take off Mechanical and Electrical drawings in all disciplines and have a basic knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical installations, to be able to discuss the same with respective Engineers.
  • Knowledge and experience of standard contract forms including JCT, SBCC & NEC.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Excel & Word.
  • Good negotiation, communication and leadership skills with an ability to meet deadlines and work with all levels of the project and management teams.
  • Responsive to customer needs.


  • Preferably HND/HNC/Degree in Quantity Surveying or demonstration of relevant breadth of experience.
  • UK Driving Licence

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the commercial and contractual management of company projects.
  • Assist in reviewing and negotiating agreement of contract documents for new projects appointments.
  • Preparation of monthly project valuations for submission to clients.
  • Preparation of contract variations in required detail for submission to Main Contractor/Client and subsequent agreement of same.
  • Assist in the identification of potential risks and opportunities on projects.
  • Providing commercial and contractual advice to project management team.
  • Preparation and agreement of project final accounts.
  • Preparation, negotiation and issue of subcontract orders.
  • Valuation and agreement of sub-contract variations and accounts
  • Assist in the development and preparation of contract monthly work in progress/cost and value reports for submission to Finance, for Budget and Cash Flow Forecasts and production of Monthly Accounts – to assist in maximising the profitability of the company.
  • Manage and supervise a team of Quantity Surveyors on a day to day basis.
  • Assist the Estimating Department with the contractual aspects of tendering.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise projects.

For more information or any queries please email


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