QS Commercial Manager
£47,292 - £54,256 p.a.
Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.
Reporting to the Head of Service for Construction and Major Projects, your role will be to manage the Council’s commercial interests across the Major and Capital Programme. This will include assisting in controlling budgets and managing programmes of work, providing a high level of strategic commercial QS and construction advice. You will work collaboratively with internal and external multi-disciplinary teams across all major capital development schemes.
This role would suit somebody with a strong Commercial Management background including experience at Project QS level.
In return, the Council offers a comprehensive benefits package including a minimum of 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service), flexible working arrangements, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and a host of other working rewards including cycle scheme and technology purchase scheme.
The attached job description provides more information about the role.
If you have any specific questions we would encourage you to contact Clare Huber who is the Head of Service for Construction, Major Projects and Markets via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The contractual work location for this role is listed above however you may be required to work from a range of work locations or sites within the Borough and may also be required to work from home, depending on the needs of the service.
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In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.
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If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.
Cheshire West and Chester Council are committed to equality and diversity in employment. Please click the Equality Policy for more information.
Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which means that all employees will receive a minimum of £9.30 per hour for all contracted hours.
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Closing date: 17th February 2021.