Commercial Manager

  • Laing O'Rourke
  • Oxford, UK
  • 05 Sep, 2023
Full time Construction Engineering

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Commercial Manager to join the Crown House Technologies team on our project: Oxford Humanities

Part of the Laing O'Rourke Group, Crown House Technologies is one of the UK's most advanced and innovative engineering and building services specialists.

Through Laing O'Rourke's unique self-delivery model, we provide a single-source solution for some of the worlds most recognised organisations, with an exciting pipeline of major projects in sectors such as healthcare, science & research, residential, commercial, rail and data centres.

What will the role look like?

  • Our Senior Commercial Managers have commercial responsibility for a section of a major project and deploy over-arching commercial strategy.
  • Commercial responsibility for all commercial aspects of a project including; managing specialist sub-contractorsliaising with client & project teams; pricing of variations, interim valuations and valuing sub-contractors' accounts.
  • Ensuring the project and business profit targets are met and cash and margin are managed to maximise performance, all in a manner consistent with the Group processes.

What do we look for?

  • Expert knowledge of MEP and skilled in client & stakeholder management; people leadership; cash management and optimisation; risk management; Project financial control, reporting and data management; Change management; Contract procedures; Quantification and costing of construction works.
  • We offer fantastic development opportunities and progression for those who clearly demonstrate their skill and ability, who could go on to commercially lead some of the UK's most prestigious and complex MEP, Building and Infrastructure projects.

Don't match all the criteria? We are open and always happy to hear from people with transferable skill sets and a commitment to learning.

About us:
We are an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality – this is what our clients want. And at Laing O'Rourke, we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it. Laing O'Rourke's story is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork. We harness the power of our experience, stretching back over a century and a half to deliver certainty for our clients.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the ‘Offer an interview scheme'. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

We want to ensure our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you need the application form in an alternative format or you would like to know more about our recruitment process, please email