Head of Commercial – Cornwall 278 views

Persimmon Homes Cornwall has a vacancy for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to be the Head of Commercial and join their successful and growing team. This role will be based in the regional office in Launceston with projects across Cornwall.


Who are we?


Building around 15,000 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 400 prime locations nationwide; Persimmon is one of the UK’s leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We believe our quality really differentiates us from the competition. In fact, our reputation is built on quality.  We build quickly and efficiently and expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn we’ll reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business.


As the Head of Commercial you will be an integral part of the Regional Management Team and Commercial department, managing the team, overseeing external sub contracting companies and involved in the project management and administration of all commercial matters for various volume residential projects. You will be reporting to the Director in Charge. They will support you and develop you in the way Persimmon operate and give you clear objectives. You will need to be adaptable and strong in your management approach with a consistent approach to managing external consultants.


If this sounds appealing to you we will require:


That you have a Quantity Surveying background preferably with a degree or HNC (or equivalent) in a relevant building related subject. You will be working in a Commercial Management role for a national house-builder and have sufficient exposure to large volume housing projects. You will have proven management and people skills, getting the most out of the team, as well as closely managing subcontractors and protecting the interests of the region and business.


What’s in it for you?


A competitive salary and benefits package including a pension, healthcare, life insurance, company car and bonus. Above all an honest approach which offers the chance to work with some great people who are experienced and enthusiastic within our industry!



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