Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager job in Liverpool

Are you a proven Commercial Manager looking for a new opportunity?

Would you like to work for an established contractor on a wide variety of projects?

Does the sound of working for a contractor with future promotion opportunity appeal to you?


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Manager to run the commercial department of one of the most established names in the industry.  They have over 30 years’ experience in construction work across the commercial, residential, industrial and utilities sectors.


  • Overall management of the Surveying and estimating departments with the business.
  • Reporting into the team of Directors
  • Monthly cost control
  • Completing the overall management of project cash flows and reporting on these when needed to Clients and Directors.
  • Key management of sub-contractors, from approving supply chain, confirming and obtaining payments to agreeing the best value packages for the business.
  • Commercial management of projects assigned, typically 5-6 at one time
  • Manage and report valuations and accounts to ensure the company maintains a positive cash position. As well as on a monthly basis reporting on the forecast turnover.
  • Cost variations in line with contract requirements.
  • Providing monthly CVR’s to report at internal meetings.
  • Attend project meetings to review commercial status with client and to enable accurate reporting.
  • Administration duties will include: Review and approve contract documents for signing. Assist with the preparation of Tender quality submission and ensuring the Implementation of their Quality Systems.


  • Experience in new build and refurbishment projects ranging from £50k – £5m
  • Have excellent knowledge of cost and programme management
  • Proven track record of meeting with existing and new clients on a face to face basis
  • Team management, ensuring that the Estimators and QS teams are delivering on their client’s requirements
  • A proven track record of how to achieve client satisfaction and project success

Senior Project Controls Engineer, Cost


Senior Project Controls Engineer, Cost



Are you a Senior Project Controls Engineer looking to join a team that’s dynamic, innovative and client-focused? My client has a proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality to deliver. They are seeking people to join their organisation who have a positive outlook, are seeking development opportunities and have a strong foundation of technical understanding in their core area of activity.



  • Implement, administer and maintain cost control system and procedures to track project budgets, commitments, expenditures and forecasts for projects of medium complexity and value
  • Assist in the preparation and review of cost estimates
  • Provide cost information to support decision and alternative selection
  • Evaluate contractor invoices prior to submission for pre-approval
  • Utilize information from Cost Capture System and input to cost report and validation of spending
  • Evaluate and analyse fee proposals / bids and provide recommendation for decision making
  • Provide forecasts and cash flow analysis
  • Maintain and manage the cost report and provide regular updates on financial position
  • Assist in the development, validation and maintenance of the project schedule
  • Assist in developing reporting tracking tools and generates cost reports on regular basis including evaluation of earned value
  • Support the coordination of the Change Management process for the project
  • Build intricate spreadsheets to enable fast and accurate data manipulation of large datasets
  • Extract data from several sources, transforming it to fit operational needs
  • Reconcile data to support complete accuracy and creates a clean audit trail


Competitive Salary & Package

Project Controls Manager, Risk – Defence

Project Controls Manager, Risk – Defence



My client are a global professional services organization who provide consulting and delivery services to large global clients. With their experience of major capital projects all over the world they are experts at managing the many moving parts involved in complex programmes.

Within their Southwest region their infrastructure team has strong positions in Highways, Utilities, Rail and Defence. They are seeking experienced Projects Controls Risk Managers with proven experience in a risk delivery role on major projects/programmes.

Responsibilities of the Projects Controls Risk Managers include:

  • Facilitate identification, assessment, mitigation and prioritisation of threats, opportunities within a programme.
  • Maintain visibility of threat/opportunity trigger points to facilitate risk exposure profiling, timely draw down of risk contingency or retirement of threat/opportunity.
  • Use risk data to inform funding decisions and annual planning cycles.
  • Understanding or proven application of change management process for impacted threats and opportunities to the Project Management Baseline.
  • Support Project Managers with identification and recording of appropriate management responses which are measurable and specific, to inform the post mitigated positions.
  • Drive a proactive approach to the achievement of management responses to help deliver target positions and reduce exposure.
  • Monitor overall risk exposure and assess against the remaining Risk budget.
  • Proactively manage the completion of management responses to help deliver target positions.
  • Work with contractors to assess contractor held risks and their views on client held risks that impact upon them.
  • Produce risk reports as required, in a timely manner, to support the effective communication of threat & opportunities.
  • Conduct quantitative risk assessment (cost and schedule) to inform project contingency levels.

You will have substantial experience in project controls management on major infrastructure projects and have achieved chartered status or equivalent qualification. Ideally currently cleared to at least SC level or able to gain it (sponsorship available).






Recruitment Consultant | All Levels

Are you looking for a recruitment job in Bristol with a company committed to being the No1 employer to work with and for?

Would you like to be part of a fresh-thinking, multi-award-winning business working alongside the best recruiters in their field?

Are you looking to progress in your career, earn a market leading salary and reap the rewards of your hard work?


Then we want to hear from you!

Kingston Barnes are currently looking for new talent to join us in our quest of becoming the No1 Recruiter to work with and work for.

We are hiring several Recruitment Consultants at various levels to join our team in our prestigious Queen Square office.


Our Story:

In 2013 after more than a decade successfully recruiting the key players in the construction industry James Kingston founded Kingston Barnes. A fresh-thinking, proactive consultancy with a passion for delivering market leading recruitment.

In 8 years, Kingston Barnes has grown to be the go-to name in Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics Recruitment throughout the UK . We’ve won multiple awards including Start-up Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year and we’re named as a Fastrack Top 50 Company in the South West.

Our passion is in great recruitment and how we deliver is as important to us as the outcome.

We have a flexible working environment focused on empowering our staff to achieve their goals. Even during unprecedented times, we have continued to grow, made no redundancies, and are set to thrive in 2021. We put this down to our culture, values, and desire for forward momentum.

We are a culture that loves to celebrate top performances and reward the moments. A career at KB encourages personal development through expert training, mentorship and bespoke courses tailored to each person.


The Position:

We are currently looking for recruiters that thrive on building relationships with candidates and clients, taking full responsibility for the whole recruitment process, delivering an excellent service throughout.

Working within our Construction or Engineering team you will develop a base of clients to partner with supporting recruitment of temporary / permanent candidates.  As a 360 recruiter you will be responsible for attracting and introducing the best talent to our clients from a variety of different methods including headhunting, advertising, and job boards.

Our consultants understand that they are the relationship builder and that through high energy and fantastic communication and listening skills, they can find and then match the right people to the right opportunity.

What We’d Like From You:


We know that a great consultant can come from any background, and it is your outstanding communication skills, resilience positive attitude and dedication to succeed that are exactly what we are looking for.

The ideal candidate will be ambitious, passionate about their career, hungry for development and success driven. An individual who works hard to achieve results.

As a 360-degree consultant you will be dealing with clients and candidates, so a confident client-facing persona is a must. Kingston Barnes prides itself on offering a far superior service to our clients than its competitors.

We’re looking for recruiters with over 12 months 360 experience ideally within the construction or engineering sectors. If you’re a recruiter outside these areas, that’s no problem. We can teach you everything you need to know about the industry.  In partnership with our key clients, we offer knowledge-based training together. You’ll spend time with our clients hands on learning the market, key roles and their USP’s helping you to become an expert in your sector.

The Good Stuff:

Kingston Barnes is fast paced and very exciting place to work. Our business is people so we know how important it is to offer our staff a great working environment so you can do what you do best, recruit!

Our flexible approach means that every employee is treated as an individual. We work with you to ensure you have everything you need to be able to flourish.  We offer everyone an opportunity to learn, develop and achieve a career where you can unleash your limitless potential.

Some of our benefits include;

  • A great working environment, culture and values
  • Market leading bonus & rewards scheme
  • Flexi-Working & Flexi-Hour Scheme
  • Gym Membership
  • Holiday Purchase & Rewards Scheme
  • Monthly incentives including experience days out, dinner at Michelin Star restaurants and our annual company Ski Trip
  • Bespoke first-class training and continuous personal development
  • Being a part of one of the fastest growing businesses in the South West

If you are interested in applying to become a part of Kingston Barnes, then please send a copy of your CV to or contact me directly on 0117 325 22 33 to discuss further.