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Commercial Manager / Senior Quantity Surveyor - Minor Rail/Civils Works

Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Title: Commercial Manager / Senior Quantity Surveyor - Minor Rail/Civils Works

Our client is a labour and rail minor works contracts contractor that specialise within the construction industry specifically within the fields of Rail and Civils. They turn over a heathy £60m and have plans to increase this in the next year with a strategic plan to increase 2 fold in the coming years.

They are looking to hire a Commercial Manager / Senior Quantity Surveyor who has good contractual experience, with experience of working in multiple sectors, Rail and Highways in particular. The successful candidate will be working within the operational support team, managing all commercial aspects and evaluating their customer contracts to ensure that any potential liabilities are mitigated.

General outline of the role, determined by our client:

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor, you'll be responsible for projects commercially identifying, creating and implementing commercial initiatives to monitor project financials and provide strategic and tactical direction to ensure budget success. You'll provide insights and see the bigger picture from commercial and financial aspects taking overall commercial responsibility for projects. The role will also at times involve work on estimates and business development and will require a flexible approach to achieve the overall business goals.

The successful candidate will be a hands-on practitioner having priced up work to be carried out and, putting specifications or plans together as well as commercial management of multiple projects. Knowledge of Contractual Law and understanding of standard project management procedures is necessary.

In order to be considered for this role, you will need to hold a RICS qualification or at least be in progress to achieve. Experience of working on rail projects specifically minor works is desirable.

This is the perfect opportunity for a SQS / Commercial Manager to help grow a division and to grow with them if that's an aspiration you have.

Who we are:
  • Established in 2005, CSC Recruitment specialises in the recruitment of construction professionals in the Building, Fit Out and Refurbishment markets for blue-chip Main Contractors and Residential Developers. We handle a broad spectrum of roles, from technical and managerial appointments right up to board level directors.
  • Freelance, Permanent and Executive Search.
  • CSC Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employment Agency & Business. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

Give us a call on 0207 002 7878 or drop an email to and we can arrange a time that is good for you. If you decide after our conversation that you are happy where you are, then we absolutely understand.

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Aaron Billett
Principal Consultant

Aaron is from a customer service/sales background, and has over 4 years of construction recruitment experience. He specialises in the residential market, supporting medium to large bespoke high-end contractors, as well as developers within the new build social housing and private markets. He supplies a range of white collar staff crossing multiple disciplines such as; Commercial, Technical/Design and Production, all supplied on a freelance basis. He has spent the past 3 years successfully building client relationships that have allowed hundreds of opportunities for a range of construction professionals. He is described as passionate, hardworking and driven. He is extremely approachable, and is a well-respected member of our team. He is a huge football fan, and has a passionate opinion about staying fit and healthy. An all-round well-mannered gentleman.

Email Aaron Billett or call on 020 7002 7928

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