Commercial Manager

27 Apr 2017
25 May 2017
Natasha Jones
Contract Type
Full Time
The team in Bedford are looking for a Commercial Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will manage the commercial delivery and governance of the Contract in a manner that achieves sustainable shareholder value consistent with the corporate objectives, tender and agreed processes.

Specific Accountabilities:

• To provide commercial advice on matters of contractual interpretation
• To assist operational teams in effectively managing commercial risks
• Ensuring the timely application and payment for the works
• To work with the Operational teams and Clients to develop and implement the Contractors Plan
• To support the operational teams in developing a Budget, reporting and updating monthly to identify any variance.
• To ensure all commercial processes are communicated to all staff and adhered to.
• To ensure that the procurement of supply chain resource is in accordance with the strategy and procedures.
• Maintain the companies Risk Register for the works, taking actions to mitigate, resolve or escalate.

General Responsibilities:

• Through strong leadership, ensure that the business objectives are adequately cascaded and supported by your team
• To maintain and enhance the reputation of the company by encouraging and demonstrating our core value of integrity
• To promote and value our culture of continual improvement while complying with our Business Management System policies and procedures

Core Competencies:

• A sound knowledge of industry standard contracts including the NEC TSC and associated documents such as the Highway Works Method of Measurement
• A detailed understanding of the HMEP contract and its application
• An thorough understanding of all commercial and financial procedures, tools, systems, client requirements and business needs
• An understanding of risk management principles and its application to mitigate commercial and business risk
• Ability to engage and conduct effective negotiations with client, stakeholders, subcontractors and third parties
• An understanding of company commercial ICT system including IMS/SharePoint & CPA
• An ability to drive continual improvement and manage change
• An ability to effectively plan, prioritise and manage conflicting and changing priorities


• At least 5 years experience in a senior management position within a TMC or equivalent
• At least 10 years experience of financial reporting of works progress detailing cost, value & turnover
• A detailed understanding of the NEC3 form of contract and its application within Highways Works
• A comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety legislation

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