Commercial Manager for a 250+ architectural and interior design practice.

Commercial Manager for a 250+ architectural and interior design practice.

Job Title: Commercial Manager for a 250+ architectural and interior design practice.
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Up to £50000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SW/98
Contact Name: Sunny Whitear
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2019 11:30

Job Description

White Space is excited to be working alongside a respected 250+ strong global Architecture and Interior Design that is a specialist within a number of sectors including residential, healthcare, commercial offices and interior design.  They now have an urgent need to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Commercial Manager to join their established commercial interiors division. Your main function will be to support a busy deadline-driven commercial team; this fast-paced role will include preparing and coordinating the commercial contents for RfPs and fit-out projects. This will require an individual who enjoys variety in their work, has an excellent understanding of the design process and can perform well under pressure. 

Commercial Responsibilities

  • New Business/RfPs:
  • Review and interrogation of RfP documents/requests/frameworks
  • Content production for the commercial section of RfP responses including: Q&As, programme, procurement routes, fee proposals, resourcing, client’s templates, scope comments, fee assumptions and other as required
  • Act as the main point of contact for all sub-consultants during the RfP process
  • Take responsibility for tracking and meeting deadlines
  • Resources coordination and reporting
  • Reporting to wider office and attending regular resourcing meetings


  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate passion and knowledge of the construction world, with a preference for previous interior design/commercial fitout/architectural experience: you will understand the design process and the general functions within the construction environment, including scope, programmes, deliverables, procurement options, etc
  • Degree in construction or equivalent preferred
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise work and perform well under pressure
  • Strong commercial acumen, numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Strong ability to communicate with sound organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent Excel skills 

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary with attractive benefits. A opportunity to work with a high profile and leading practice that for almost 100 years has been at the forefront of architecture and design.