Freelance Senior Commercial Manager


Location: City of London, London, England

Salary: GBP400 - GBP500

Contract: Temp

Apply By: 18/10/2022


The Company

Our client is a prestigious global developer with an exceptional track record of delivering luxury and award winning flagship destinations. At present they hold a £50bn project portfolio with a further £3bn secured for the next 10 years. They have delivered an array of high profile projects within the retail, commercial and residential sectors across the UK.

The Project

A major new build, private residential scheme based in East London. The overall build value exceeds £600m and will deliver 1200 new homes across various high rise accommodation blocks which will include amenities such as; gyms, a swimming pool, workspace and high-quality public areas


For this role it is essential that you carry the following skills as a minimum;

* Superb negotiation capabilities
* Excellent sales and presentation skills
* Ability to multitask and prioritise projects
* Strong communication and attention to details

It is also essential that you hold the experience below;

* History of solely delivering commercial packages on new build / refurbishment projects in the residential sector
* Extensive background, 10 years minimum with a proven track record of success on major projects with a proven Major Main Contractor or Subcontractor

The Role

* Job Title: Freelance Senior Commercial Manager
* Duration: 3 Months Minimum
* Project: £600m+high profile Design & Build Private Residential Scheme in East London
* Reporting to: Commercial Director


* Able to delegate successfully
* Maintain and expand supply chain relationships
* Offer useful feedback to project teams and individuals
* The ability to encourage a team to achieve one common goal
* Internal reporting and monitoring of trade contractors on projects
* Confidence in presentation and the skill to lead high level meetings
* Maintain sustainable and productive relationships with existing clients
* To be able to interrogate the design to drive top value and efficiencies
* Must be able to remain composed and focused in complicated situations
* Develop accurate and consistent bids with the help of relevant departments
* Manage the team to ensure Project and Procurement proceeds competently
* Able to rapidly deal with conflict or issues that could affect the performance of the team
* Must be organised and prioritise own work to deliver on time through organization of time efficiently
* Support/guide pre-construction procurement in relationships with the projects senior leadership team
* Identify opportunities to expand the business, including through partnerships, mergers and new markets
* Increase and grow optimistic relationships with clients and client professional teams for all assigned projects
* Work with the sector Cost and Quality lead to expand and put into practice cost and quality control systems and trial at all stages of the project
* Plan resource requirements for assigned projects, managing and personally working with the project teams to recruit and select quality colleagues
* Manage daily operations, including employee training and development, contract negotiations and production planning
* Analyse sales, marketing, finance and other reports to gain insights into how to improve performance and maximise growth
* Assess risks involved with new initiatives, ensure deadlines are met and be ready to handle unexpected situations
* Champion health, safety and environment initiatives such as mental health awareness and men's health week

An excellent rate is on offer for the successful candidate. For more information or to apply please call James Shorte - Associate Director or Emily O'Grady - Executive Senior Resourcer on 0113 203 1245



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