Commercial Manager

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

Job ref: 012163

Dornan are currently recruiting for a Commercial Manager to work on a new project in Belgium.

This role will oversee commercial activities on site, managing a team of 10+ 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
  • Regularly review business processes and promote evolution of better working practices
  • To 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 10 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 management 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