Senior Commercial Consultant

Scantec Personnel Limited
GBP 100,000 - 125,000
Job description

Sector: Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £70k - 85k per year

Job Reference: JOB-89145

Published: 26-03-2024

Duration: Permanent

Expiry Date: 23-04-2024

Country: United Kingdom

Job Title: Senior Commercial Consultant - Defence Facility Development

Location: United Kingdom

Salary: £70,000pa - £85,000pa

Company Overview:
Our client is a rapidly expanding specialist commercial and procurement consultancy firm specialising in providing strategic commercial & procurement solutions for clients in various industries. They are committed to delivering innovative and sustainable procurement strategies that drive efficiency, cost savings, and compliance.

Job Summary: They are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Commercial Consultant to play a key role in the development of a comprehensive scope and specification for a state-of-the-art defence facility. As a Senior Commercial Consultant, you will be responsible for leveraging your expertise in commercial management, requirements development and scope authoring, and project development to ensure the successful execution of this critical stage of the project.


  • Scope and Specification Development:
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand project requirements and objectives.
  • Conduct thorough market research to identify industry best practices and innovative solutions.
  • Develop a detailed scope and specification document that aligns with the project goals and complies with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Facilitate updates to the Client’s standards, specifications, and guidelines.
  • Provide strategic guidance on the development and implementation of procurement strategies and methodologies.
  • Formulate a Scope which aligns with their client’s commercial strategy that optimises cost-effectiveness, risk mitigation, and value for the project.
  • Identify potential commercial opportunities and challenges, providing recommendations for resolution.
  • Financial Analysis Support:
  • Support financial analysis of the Scope to evaluate the cost implications of different project components.
  • Support the risk identification process by helping to identify potential risks associated with the project and develop strategies for their mitigation.
  • Collaborate with the project team to establish contingency plans and risk response mechanisms to be embedded within the Scope.
  • Commission Management:
  • Ensure multiple stakeholders are managed so that technical decisions are being supported with commercial and procurement advice
  • Their processes are implemented to ensure a robust audit trail of decisions taken in the development of the contract documents.
  • Provide regular progress reporting to the Associate Director and the Client team.
  • Provide subordinate team management and support to ensure delivery of commission objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Commerce, Law or a construction related field.
  • Extensive experience (minimum 7 years) in commercial consulting or construction delivery, with a focus on defence or large-scale construction projects.
  • Strong knowledge of contract law, project management principles, and government procurement processes.
  • Exceptional communication and written skills.
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in commercial management of complex construction works and services.
  • SC level clearance (desirable, not essential).

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong leadership and mentorship skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Results-driven with a commitment to delivering high-quality outcomes.
  • Ability to navigate and thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment

This senior role offers a unique opportunity for a seasoned Commercial Consultant to play a pivotal role in shaping the success of a critical defence facility project. If you have a proven track record of strategic leadership and commercial excellence, we invite you to apply and contribute to the success of this impactful initiative.

How to Apply:
Please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications to

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