Commercial Lead - Electrical

Location Belgium
Discipline: Commercial
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Jennifer Ahern

Job ref: 012186

Dornan are currently recruiting for a Commercial Lead (Electrical) to work on a new project in Belgium. 

This role will oversee commercial activities on site, managing a small team of surveyors on a €200M+ project. 

Roles and responsibilities: 

  • Manage and review the commercial performance of the projects from ‘cradle to grave’ 
  • Commercial control of the business unit (or part) allocated to them 
  • Collation, review presentation and the management of subsequent actions arising from the monthly cost reviews 
  • Manage the commercial team to engender their continues improvement and technical development 
  • Identity and manage the business unit risk and regularly review project risks 
  • Ensure the CCS reporting is formulated accurately and submitted on time 
  • Ask the uncomfortable questions and tease out fact from fiction 
  • Manage the close of completed projects to the best commercial advantage of the company 
  • Work with the project manager and wider commercial team to maintain excellent working relationships with the client from project start up to project completion 
  • Involved in the development and managing of the project measure and reporting 
  • Regularly review business processes and promote evolution of better working practices 
  • Ensure all projects are driven to provide the best value solutions and delivered on time and within budget 
  • Promote continuous improvement with the commercial discipline of the business 
  • Mentoring and providing career guidance to the commercial team in your allocated business area 


  • Over 7 years experience in a commercial role with construction contractors 
  • Qualified in Quantity Surveying and ideally chartered or working towards same 
  • Experience working with electrical and mechanical scopes of work, as well as general construction 
  • Experience in a client-facing role with strong stakeholder management skills 
  • A strong communicator, with a keen eye for detail 
  • Previous leadership experience, with the ability to nurture and develop more junior members of the team, while still working towards key deliverables. 

Key Benefits: 

  • Opportunity to work in fantastic European locations 
  • Accommodation and transport provided 
  • Rotation flights for overseas employees and overseas allowance 
  • Competitive salary 


Why Dornan? 

  • Dornan are a well-established company with a family feel and a down to earth team
  • Dornan offer a clear progression path , always seeking opportunities to promote from within
  • Dornan offer educational assistance and promote CPD
  • Dornan promote collaboration through various team building , social and charity events
  • Dornan are committed to employee wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Programme and an in house Health & Wellbeing advisor