• The team at QP is growing. We are looking for a FRENCH-SPEAKING SENIOR COMMERCIAL MANAGER to join our team in BRUSSELS.

    To strengthen QPs expanding operations locally and overseas, we are seeking a proactive FRENCH-SPEAKING SENIOR COMMERCIAL MANAGER to join our team in BRUSSELS.

    Duties would include:

    Working on a full-time basis within the project management team, the chosen candidate will offer commercial management and quantity surveying services ensuring that the project is completed to pre-agreed budgets, time-frames and contractual agreements. Duties will include: advising the Company on the project cost, commercial and contracts information from concept right up to certification and completion of the project/s; to establish and follow-up the procedures for communication and co-ordination between the members of the project team, as well as monitor the distribution of information and documentation in relation to cost, commercial and contractual matters; to develop high-level cost plans, project budgets, bills of quantities, project estimates, tender evaluations, assessments of variations and close outs of project finances, while also assisting in the drafting of contracts (done by others), and such other responsibilities attached to a role of this kind; to work closely with the Project Management Department of the Project and contribute to the drafting of reports and other relevant project documents as well as contract administration; to meet deadlines and work to resource budgeting, demonstrating initiative & drive for this purpose to ensure that the company meets its commitments with clients; to engage in cost plan management, including assessment of progress and measurement of works and to follow direction from the Project Director, preparing payment certification for both hard and soft costs as required and necessitated by the Project; to record and present anticipated capital outlay in the form of a cost-plan projections, regularly price anticipated additional work and/or variations / claims for additional costs, provide an anticipated cash-flow forecast and maintain good records in a project specific document control system; to visit the project site at various stages of the project, reporting and taking all necessary actions and coordinating with other project team members as well as contractors through the complete project lifecycle.

    Requirements:

    • A recognized professional qualification in this field with a proven track record of ten years or more solid cost management experience, this including site experience, estimating processes, measurement of quantities, valuations and final accounts.
    • Experience performing commercial management and quantity surveying services in projects of high complexity and scale (renovation, luxury finishes, international team, €50m+ budget, main contractor, etc.) specifically in Belgium thereby being fully cognizant and abreast with all applicable standards, legislation, practices and methods of measurements applicable in Belgium, particularly in Brussels.
    • Experience in delivering luxury hotels from concept to completion.
    • Preferably a chartered member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) or have other satisfactory/equivalent membership.  In the absence of such professional qualification and/or membership, the Client shall consider candidates of suitable experience and other locally recognised commercial management qualification.
    • Good understanding and capability to record and present anticipated capital outlay in the form of a cost-plan projection.
    • Significant and proven design work experience preferably in the design of hospitality, residential and/or commercial projects.
    • Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and/or related programs and document control systems;
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in French and English;
    • Ability to work under pressure and to work closely with others in a multidisciplinary environment;
    • Attention to detail, leadership and negotiation skills, influencing skills, and the ability to understand and express technical concepts accurately with confidence and clarity;
    • A collaborative approach with the ability to maximize short-term requirements and output whilst building long-term productive relationships;
    • Proficient analytical skills and a measured approach to decision-making, being able to take decisions as and when needed in the interest of efficiency;
    • Experienced and comfortable with the operation of industry standard forms of contract;

    Candidates are invited to send in their detailed CV to info@qpml.com.     

    All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.