Commercial Manager

Job role

Douglas & Stewart Construction is an ambitious and expanding company based in Scotland and Ireland with a range of projects focusing on high quality development in the private residential, leisure and hospitality industries.

Douglas & Stewart Construction also provides the contracting arm to their sister company ISLA Developments focusing on commercial, industrial and residential developments.

A Commercial Manager is required to complement the current team, based in Aberdeen, UK. The successful candidate will be responsible for all commercial aspects of projects, ensuring they are properly managed and controlled. This is an exciting role for someone keen to embark on a fresh challenge in their career.

Key responsibilities


  • Carry out recruitment and selection of Commercial Team
  • Provide assistance and support on all commercial issues
  • Develop policies and procedures identifying improvements
  • Review commercial plans to deliver maximum margin
  • Review commercial plans to deliver maximum margin
  • Provide contractual advice
  • Manage subcontract processes


  • Responsible for the collation and timely submission of applications
  • Prepare claims, final accounts, negotiations and settlements
  • Ensure timely collection of payments


  • Monthly reviews of contract performance
  • Cashflow and Work in Progress reporting
  • Manage and review cost forecasts
  • Compliance with corporate governance
  • Prepare cost reports for Board review

The Candidate
The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Quantity Surveying background within the Construction Industry
  • Experience of managing multiple contracts
  • Team leader experience
  • Knowledge of wide range of contract conditions
  • Strong contractual experience
  • Excellent I.T. skills and knowledge of relevant software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate effectively
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload and meet project deadlines


To apply for this role, please email with your CV and cover letter.