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Date Added: Mon 01/11/2021

Senior Commercial Manager

B1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £55000/annum company car

AM Recruitment are working with leading client who now require a Senior Commercial Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.
Can you demonstrate strong control and analytical thinking, and have overall responsibility and accountability for financial forecasting, planning, reporting actuals, management accounts and commercial analysis.
You will...
* Provide commercial leadership and support across the business
* The tendering, and awarding of contracts
* Assessing, reviewing and mitigating contractual risks
* Provide commercial performance data to the Board of Directors
* Take responsibility for the execution of contracts and the commercial management of related suppliers
* Contribute towards supplier cost savings targets, and initiatives delivered that increase efficiency whilst maintaining quality, availability and risk management
* Provide specialist commercial support and guidance to the regional team, ensuring "best outcome" commercial solutions
* Deliver guidance on commercial aspects ensuring sound governance and practice, and acting as the channel for the sharing knowledge and best practice
* Development of positive supplier relationships, encouraging innovation, creation of "value add" solutions
* Working with senior operational management to ensure business activity is delivered to the highest quality, in the most cost-effective manner to ensure we deliver our operational goals and our financial budgets
* Ensure that all team members are empowered and understand and work within agreed contract and financial delegations and manage governance and risk effectively to ensure quality assurance and overall integrity of the commercial process
* Overseeing the contractor's delivery of projects on both a framework basis and individually procured
* Identifying potential issues with delivery or a breach of contract that resorts in an increased cost
* Responsible for identifying any potential risks and financial exposures within current contractual agreements
* Facilitate the Implementation of cost control, change order and claims tools to properly track the performance of each contact.
* Produce reports that give insight into how to make adjustments to improve performance
* Resolves issues with contracts and commercial operations
* Conduct regular reviews with the project teams and give regular reports on the costings
* Proven track record of cultivating and encouraging an awareness of cost (develop commercial acumen across the business), using clear simple examples of benefits and how to measure outcomes
* Experience of commercial management across many parts of the project lifecycle, from pre-contract to successful contract close-out
* Experience of reporting, tendering, payment application management, variations, negotiation and contract close-out
* A detailed understanding of NEC Contracts & their administration
* Experience & understanding of CEMAR
* Excellent knowledge of MS Excel to interpret and collate commercial data
* Ability to create reports, manage cost changes and speak with the main contractor over contractual changes.
* Presentation and report writing skills
* Commercial Management (Budget & Risk)
* Proven management experience and experience of building, developing and motivating high performing teams, with the ability to foster an environment based on empowerment and enabling a culture that enables continuous improvement and value-add activity
* Worked on utility projects in UK (Fibre optic preferred)
* NEC 3 Contract Administration (essential) RICS Preferred (preferred not essential) HND/BSc Quantity Surveying (preferred not essential)
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