Commercial Manager

Client-side Commercial Manager

Our client is an infrastructure company who are seeking to engage a client-side Commercial manager for a series of rail orientated projects ( significant project values) in the Cork Area from design/concept stage through to construction.

For more information, please contact the recruiter, Kevin Clair directly through LinkedIn or the number shown on the top left hand side of this page.


Providing diligent commercial management support from feasibility stage,
through tender and implementation stages, to project completion.
Effective utilisation of in-house and external resources
Responsible for schedule, budget, and integration management of the
Preparation of contract documents
Prepare project budget cost estimates and detailed cost plans and undertake regular
reviews and provide updates as required.
Collaborate with the internal and external design teams to provide commercial
advice in respect of design decisions.
Review tender documentation prior to issue and, in particular, advise on
completeness of employer’s design information.
Support or, where requested, lead the tender evaluation process and prepare tender
evaluation reports.
On award of contract, draft and issue the relevant contract documentation to the
successful bidder.
Evaluate contractor’s payment applications and prepare payment certificates for
approval by the relevant project manager.
Undertake proactive cost monitoring on all projects.
Evaluate and assist in the negotiation of delay/disruption and other claims.
Prepare Final Account including adjustment for variations/claims etc.
In conjunction with the Project Manager lead Final Account negotiations with
Contractor to ensure that all settlements reached deliver best value for money, are
fully auditable and are in line with the contract provisions.


Professional Qualifications as a QS or Construction Economics degree
Minimum of 8 years relevant experience commensurate to this role.
Proven commercial skills, awareness, and experience (pre & post-contract duties) on large construction projects.
Demonstrable ability to manage and administer construction contracts.
Detailed knowledge and application of the Public Works suite of contracts

Work hours: 36 hrs per week – Salary €95K

How to Apply:

Please forward your CV through this website or contact Kevin on 0035314586006/00353872790484 or email Your recruiter has 20 years’ experience in construction recruitment.

About KCM:

Established in 2004, KCM is owned and managed by construction professionals who recruit solely in the construction sector both in Ireland and internationally. We offer 100% confidentiality to candidates and specialise in finding roles within the construction industry for candidates who are returning from oversees or professionals who are looking at new opportunities in the domestic market.
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