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Senior Commercial Manager

Employer
Mott MacDonald
Location
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jun 2024
Reference
901

Job Details

Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy. 
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities. 

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs. 

We are proud to be a one of Glassdoor’s top employers to work for in the UK, as well as being recognised as a Top Inclusive Company in the UK.

 

Our values: Progress, Respect, Integrity, Drive, Excellence. 

 

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for its employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.  
 
As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will assist the Associate/Projects Director or other defined line manager in business management, sales and the running of a cost consultancy team and subsequent achievement of project and business goals.

 

What you will contribute to the Mott MacDonald team; 

  • Assist with the management of a Cost Consultancy team
  • Take part in contract reviews relating to the contract with the customer
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management reports/liaison with sub-divisional manager
  • Assist with securing new and repeat business in line with the sub-divisional budget
  • Comply with QES system and Group/Unit directives
  • Preparation of estimates and cost plans in line with the brief
  • Potential to engage with line management duties

 

Required for the position Senior Quantity Surveyor:

  • Degree qualified in a Quantity Surveying subject (or equivalent)
  • Proven skills and experience of delivering within a Cost Consultancy
  • Demonstrable track record of working in the management services environment
  • Expertise in stakeholder management
  • Flexibility in work location and travel
  • Previous experience of working on nuclear projects preferred
  • Please be advised that offers for this role are conditional upon obtaining the appropriate level of Security Clearance

 

Preferred, but not required  

  • MRICS qualified
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to prioritise and able to work under pressure
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to work
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Client side or consultancy experience 
  • Procurement/ pre contract experience
  • Effective time management

If you don’t match all of the candidate requirements for this role, we still want to hear from you – please reach out to our recruitment team to explore future openings and keep in touch: Madeleine.Phillips@mottmac.com

We are actively recruiting a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve. We recognise that differences in ability, skills and experience are a strength and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. 

If you don’t match all of the candidate requirements for this role, we still want to hear from you – please reach out to our recruitment team to explore future openings and keep in touch: Madeleine.Phillips@mottmac.com

 

Equality, diversity, and inclusion 

We put equality, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they can contribute.

 

Accessibility

We want you to perform your best at every stage in the recruitment process. If you are disabled or need any support to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can support you.

 

Agile working 

Happy to talk Flexible Working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace.

 

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

 

Health and wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance for all UK colleagues.
  • Health cash plan to support you with every day health costs and treatments.
  • Access to Peppy, providing free support from menopause experts for all UK colleagues.
  • A variety of wellbeing support is available through our comprehensive wellbeing program, including access for you and your family.
  • Ability to flex your salary to opt into a wide range of health benefits, many of which can be extended to your family too.

Financial wellbeing

  • We match employee pension contributions between 4.5% and 7%.
  • Life assurance equal up to 4 x your basic salary, with an option to increase the level of cover to 6 x your salary.
  • Our income protection scheme provides a financial benefit, as well as absence and return to work support due to long-term illness or injury.
  • Flexible benefits, including increased life assurance cover, critical illness insurance, payroll saving and will writing.
  • As an independently owned business we share the financial success of the business with all our colleagues in various ways including annual bonus schemes.

Lifestyle

  • A minimum of 33-35 days holiday each year, inclusive of public holidays and dependent on level, with the ability to buy or sell leave through our flexible benefits programme.
  • Holiday entitlement increased to a minimum of 35 days after 5 years’ service.
  • Variety of employee saving schemes and discounts from high-street retailers.

 Enhanced family and carers leave

  • Enhanced family leave policies, including 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave, and two weeks paid paternity/partner leave.
  • Our shared parental leave matches maternity leave meaning we pay up to 24 weeks at full pay.
  • Up to five additional days leave are provided for those with significant caring responsibilities, two of which are paid.

 Learning and development

  • Primary annual professional institution subscription.
  • A broad range of opportunities to enhance both technical and soft skills through mentoring, formal training, and self-development options.

Networks, communities, and social outcomes

  • Join a wide range of groups including our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability, and parents/carers communities.
  • Make a difference within our communities through our social outcomes.

Apply now by submitting your CV via the 'Apply now' button, or for more information about our application process, click here.

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