Commercial Manager – Mechanical and Electrical


United Kingdom / London / HB Reavis

Purpose of the role

The Commercial Manager for Mechanical and Electrical will be involved pre & post contract on early construction phase packages and will report to the Senior MEP Commercial manager, with frequent interaction with Senior management. The role may cover one or two projects depending on scale and project stage. The role will be part of the project construction team and is expected to closely interact with the development and design.

About the team

The commercial team at HB Reavis work very differently from most developers and main contractors. Our team get involved from a very early design stage (Stage 1) and continue through the design, procurement, construction and management of the project on site.

Most of our team are ‘specialists’ within a certain package and therefore can add real input into these packages. As HB Reavis are a developer that self-deliver the construction phase our Commercial Managers get grasp of the project from inception through to completion.


• Provide advice on design and cost plans prior to appointment of trade contractors; work closely with the Design manager, Development manager and engineering teams
• Provide Input to and develop the most suitable procurement strategy for MEP packages for a given project
• Identify, engage with and build relations with sub-contractors and equipment suppliers
• Prepare/coordinate preparation of the tender documentation, run package tenders, assess and recommend direct supplier and trade contractor appointment
• Be actively involved in managing trade packages on site together with the site project team
• Deliver post contract duties including payments, contract administration, management of changes/variations and inputs to cost reporting
• Bring better buying ideas and identify opportunities to optimise cost & value



  • Commercial manager with at least 3 years experience of procuring and commercially managing MEP packages from commencement of tender activities through placement of the trade package contract to package completion
    • Very good knowledge of mechanical or electrical packages
    • Background from a specialised Mechanical or Electrical subcontractor or worked for a main contractor overseeing MEP packages
    • Experience of commercial office and/or mixed-use development projects within central London

Other Relevant Skills

  • Enthusiasm and passion to understand the processes, cost structure and products for MEP packages (e.g. most adapted specifications for a given type of client)
    • Ownership and entrepreneurial drive to deliver the best value
    • Open-minded learning mindset, collaborative attitude and readiness to try new procurement methods


- Stunning activity-based workspaces focused on enhancing people’s wellbeing
- Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus
- Hybrid working set-up with up to 6 days from anywhere per month
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Pension scheme, life assurance and group income protection
- Enhanced maternity / paternity package
- £1,500 flexible benefits pot including options like gym membership, private medical insurance
- Season ticket loan options, cycle to work and nursery scheme, Discounts Club etc.
- Annual training budget
- Monthly team breakfast and lunch
- Seasonal events on HB Reavis’ garden rooftop
- Volunteering days
- Relaxed dress code

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