Commercial Manager

At Ultimate Group, we’re not just building spaces; we’re sculpting dreams and aspirations. As a leading force in the industry, we’re committed to pushing boundaries and achieving excellence. Join our journey of innovation, collaboration, and transformative design, where your skills will be valued and your impact profound.

What you’ll get:

  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + car allowance + profit-based bonus.
  • Pension plan.
  • Health shield.
  • Taste Card.
  • Laptop provision.
  • Company-wide social events and annual charity activities.
  • Opportunities for training and growth within the business.


We’re on a mission to win big, and we need a passionate Commercial Manager to join us, managing the commercial risk of all secured instruction throughout the pre-construction & operations Lifecycle.

Reporting into the Pre-Construction & Contracts Directors, you will coordinate and oversee the workload of the quantity surveyors, whilst working alongside the Pre-Construction Directors in aid of the estimating team.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Commercial Risk Management: Manage the commercial risk of a diverse pipeline of fit-out and refurbishment projects, from pre-construction to operations/delivery, ensuring cost-effective and risk-conscious project execution.
  • Tender Adjudication and Review: Collaborate with the Pre-Construction Director in tender adjudication, review, and commercial risk assessments to support the delivery of accurate and consistent project bids.
  • Interdepartmental Collaboration: Work closely with the Pre-Construction Director, Contracts Director, Bid & Delivery teams, and other stakeholders during various phases of the pre-construction and project lifecycle.
  • Monthly Commercial Reporting: Host monthly commercial meetings with department heads and directors to present commercial forecasts and risks, keeping stakeholders informed of project financial health.
  • Quantity Surveyor Assignment: Request and assign quantity surveyors to awarded projects, and manage their daily operations, ensuring efficient cost control and reporting.
  • Team Management: Manage the efforts of the Pre-Construction staff, quantity surveyors, and contracts managers as they prepare detailed tender submissions, commercial reports, forecasts, contract reviews, and amendments.
  • Risk Assessment: Conduct thorough tender adjudication to identify and mitigate commercial risks, aiding the Pre-Construction team in risk assessments, addendums, and contract reviews.
  • Commercial Risk Analysis: Prepare and analyze commercial risk during the pre-construction phase and project delivery timeline, identifying potential areas for improvement and cost optimization.
  • General Conditions: Collaborate with pre-construction and operations teams to assemble General Conditions that align with project objectives and expectations.
  • Process Improvement: Review and develop commercial processes to enhance performance and maximize profitability, keeping up-to-date with industry trends and innovations.
  • Leadership in Commercial Process Improvements: Identify opportunities for leading commercial process improvements in collaboration with Directors and operations teams.
  • Policy and Procedure Adherence: Develop and ensure adherence to commercial policies and procedures, as well as other corporate policies and procedures, among staff.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Actively participate in meetings with owners, Directors, UCIL personnel, subcontractors, and other relevant parties to support the pursuit and execution of UCIL work.
  • Commercial Targets: Establish and track commercial targets, driving improvements through process optimization, product, and supply chain development, and people management.
  • Legal Consultation: Consult with legal teams on contract addendums and contractual risks to protect the organization’s interests.

Working environment:

Nestled in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales, our unique facility buzzes with high-energy visionaries and a diverse community.

Purpose built, modern, refurbished offices with an in-house showroom that showcases our innovation. Join us at our in-house bar for vibrant social events, or recharge in the outdoor garden and picnic area.

We thrive on partnering with corporate and commercial clients to bring visions to life. If you’re ready to unleash your creativity and be part of a dynamic team, Ultimate Group is the place for you. Your journey to shape extraordinary spaces starts here!

About you:

  • Proven experience in commercial risk management position.
  • Strong understanding of contracts, tendering, and procurement.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and team management skills.
  • Proficiency in commercial software and tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction industry trends and best practices.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • A proactive and results-oriented approach to work.

Join our team at Ultimate Group and embark on an exciting journey where your expertise will shape the future of construction. If you are ready to make your mark in a company that values innovation, teamwork, and excellence, apply today!

For more information, please send a copy of your CV to – we look forward to hearing from you!