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Senior Commercial Manager - Rail - OUTSIDE IR35

Ref no. BHN557497
Location Birmingham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract
Job status Closed

Job summary

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Senior Commercial Manager with rail experience required for a contract opportunity based in Birmingham. This is an outside IR35 role with hybrid working available

Key skills required for this role

Quantity Surveying, Rail


Quantity Surveying, Rail

Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Senior Commercial Manager with rail experience required for a contract opportunity based in Birmingham. This is a hybrid working role which will require the successful candidate to work 3 days a week in the client's offices and the rest from home. The role has been determined as outside IR35.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor / Senior Commercial Manager you will be responsible for the commercial management of a portfolio of large complex rail construction projects.


  • Providing accurate commercial and cost management advice and reporting to clients
  • Leading or supporting the successful delivery of projects, and commissions
  • Setting objectives and priorities whether working independently or as a proactive team player
  • Effective communication to ensure all information is available for the successful completion of projects/commissions; liaising with other managers to ensure efficient financial control
  • Undertaking service delivery with minimal supervision and guidance
  • Delivering all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
  • Providing commercial management support to the broader project team
  • Developing strong collaborative relationships with client and clients' supply chain staff that will support the achievement of project goals
  • Negotiating and corresponding with clients
  • Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner
  • Resolution of construction contract disputes
  • Undertake key audits and provide measured and considered findings
  • Management and development of teams

To be considered for the role candidates will have the following skills and experience:

  • Membership of a relevant professional body with chartered status and/or educated to degree level.
  • Experience of large and complex construction projects.
  • Knowledge of railway and construction industry conditions of contract.
  • Knowledge of railway commercial contract management.
  • Experienced in the management of commercial teams.
  • Familiarity with Network Rail systems, protocols and internal requirements and procedures, and compliance with HM Treasury
  • Able to undertake key Audit function and provide measured and considered findings.

For more information please contact Oli or just simply apply online.

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