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    Commercial Manager

    Salary: Variable

    If you are a positive person with a strong sense of fairness, can stand your ground without being aggressive, value honesty, respect, and genuinely love being part of a great team, keep reading…

    WorkSpace are looking for a commercial manager to join their busy team. In a fast paced environment you will bridge the gap between project management and finance, by managing the individual project finances. In addition you will proactively protect the company with your knowledge of construction contracts.  Day to day duties include

    • Working with the project management team and having an awareness of project progress.
    • Knowledge of contracts, negotiation of them and taking responsibility for them.
    • Arrange payment plans/credit limits where required in conjunction with Finance
    • Early warning of contract date slippage and dialogue with MC around variation and extra costs including storage charges.
    • Assisting with the content of applications for payment and submitting to the main contractor for payment. Work with the project managers to deal with any under certification and follow through.
    • Once the AFP’s are raised, update the project forecasts.
    • Have oversight of subcontractor labour invoices.
    • Providing CVRs from Sage construct for PM’s reports and weekly accountability.
    • Submission of contract variations as they occur.
    • Settle final accounts
    • Manage disputes should they occur.

    WorkSpace are an industry leading company. Designing, manufacturing and installing fitted furniture and fixtures in some of the UK’s leading hospitals, working with the industries foremost architects and contractors.

    We were involved extensively in the provision of furniture to 7 of the NHS Nightingale projects in England and NHS Louisa Jordan in Scotland during the Covid 19 pandemic.

     

    To succeed in this role you will need to be:

    • Driven and self-motivated – you will require commitment, determination and resilience.
    • Personable and confident – you will need to develop positive relationships with many internal and external stakeholders
    • Proactive and passionate – you will need to have a ‘can do’ attitude and a passion to succeed.
    • Possess high integrity and loyalty – trust is an important part of who WorkSpace are and why are customers and partners work with us.

    Your potential pay level will vary depending on your skills and experience

    Estimator/Pre-construction

    Salary: Variable

    If you are a positive person with a proactive and organized approach, can communicate effectively, value honesty, respect, and genuinely love being part of a great team, keep reading…

    WorkSpace are growing their pre-construction team.  The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a high level of attention to detail and an ability to manage a fast-moving workload to meet business needs.

    The pre-construction role is responsible for the co-ordination of all activity from the point of order placement through to handover to our project management team.  This includes liaising with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure customer expectations are met and manufacturing lead-times preserved.  Pre-construction are also responsible for managing the project commercials during this phase of the project cycle.

    Working in a fast-paced environment you will be a team player who is keen to develop their skills and experience with a highly reputable company.  You will be able to demonstrate your use of initiative, ability to pick up skills quickly and work as part of a dynamic team.

    Day to day duties include:

    • Receiving project handovers from the sales team
    • Reviewing sub-contract orders and developing a strategy to progress through the business
    • Providing detailed briefs to the order processing team to drive desired outputs
    • Distilling order processing outputs and liaising with client team to resolve technical queries and refine project content
    • Providing detailed briefs to the design team to generate project specific outputs
    • Reconciling final commercial outputs against sub-contract order value
    • Agreeing the commercial position with the client QS
    • Providing detailed handover to project management including summary of project commercials and risk
    • Providing support to estimating and order processing teams to meet business needs.
    • Supporting the team in all other duties and departmental projects as directed by the Head of Pre-Construction.

    WorkSpace are an industry leading company.  We design, manufacture and install fitted furniture and fixtures across the healthcare market, working with the industries foremost architects and contractors.

    The ideal candidate for this role will possess the following attributes:

    • A strong work ethic
    • Ability to manage and prioritise a constantly changing workload
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Commercial savvy
    • A high level of attention to detail
    • Sound decision making and risk management skills
    • Experience of healthcare/fixed furniture environments
    • An understanding of estimating/scheduling
    • Ability to work both as an individual and team player.
    • Competent IT skills in Microsoft applications (Excel, Outlook, Word, Teams).
    • A proactive approach, passion to succeed and a desire to produce quality outcomes.
    • High level of integrity and loyalty – trust is an important part of who WorkSpace are and why our customers and partners work with us.

    At WorkSpace we are a forward-thinking company who genuinely appreciate and look after our team. We embrace flexible working and have a range of incentives designed to care for your needs and ensure you enjoy your journey at WorkSpace.