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Commercial Manager MEP

  • Location: City of Manchester
  • Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Mechanical & Electrical
  • Function: Commercial Manager
  • Contact: Daniel Amesbury
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 08/08/2022
  • Expiry Date: 14 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 30666/001_1657874167

Commercial Manager MEP



£80,000 - £85,000 + £7,000 car + 25 days Holidays + Pension + Health Care

Are you currently looking for a new Commercial Manager opportunity or are you looking to take a step into Commercial Management?

I am currently looking to speak to Commercial Managers or Senior Quantity Surveyors who are looking to take a step into commercial management on behalf of a tier one MEP contractor who are UK wide but have a vacancy in their Manchester office.

This client is currently turning over £500M and are well known for their successful delivery of large MEP projects. Below is a list of just some of the different sectors within engineering which they specialise in:

  • Defence.

  • Education.

  • Health Care.

  • Nuclear.

  • Rail.

  • Infrastructure & Utilities.


  • Ensure that our safety first and foremost message is visible and alive through all activities.

  • Ensure the accuracy and rationality of all project level risk and opportunity schedules

  • Manage the implementation of identified mitigation and enhancement, and report back to the business

  • Provide leadership to the commercial team, maximising potential of both the teams and the individuals within them

  • Build and maintain high level mutually beneficial customer, key supplier and vendor relationships.

  • Carry out negotiations with customers on contract terms, valuation of works, and final account settlement.

  • Attend contract reviews and assist with ensuring the accuracy and integrity of costs and values forecast by project teams.

  • Assist the Commercial Director with preparation and updating of business plans and local management accounts.

  • Monitor and manage the commercial performance of the projects and project commercial staff

  • Work with project commercial teams to prepare the commercial plan, ensuring all identified contract obligations, conditions precedent and risks are communicated and understood by the project team.

  • Identify measures to protect the company and improve contract profitability

  • Ensure all records are generated and maintained, using records to avoid or manage disputes.

  • Be responsible for the submission of applications for payment, reporting to the finance function on when and how much is to be received. Ensure payment is received in line with the contract.

  • Manage the ongoing commercial aspects of subcontracts, including agreement of terms and conditions.


  • Significant experience of responsibility for the commercial performance of projects.

  • Ideally a background in MEP Building Services projects, gained either in a large MEP contractor or main contractor.

  • Experience of managing a commercial team

  • Ideally a degree in a relevant discipline

  • RICS Accreditation or the desire to work toward it.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market leading tier one contractor who have exposure to the largest and best MEP projects throughout the UK.

If you are interested in this position and you feel this is the right role for you then please send me your CV to and I will give you a call.