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Senior Commercial Manager - M&E/Infrastructure

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + flex working + benefits package per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain UK
  • Contact: Louise Gapp
  • Contact Email: lg@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 29 October 2021
  • Job Ref: EDSCMVB_1632913613

We are looking for an ambitious and innovative Senior Commercial Manager to work within a high-profile and prestigious brand within M&E & infrastructure. The successful candidate will be a self motivated and driven individual who will lead on all all commercial aspects within the Tunnelling and Power sector inclusive of potential, existing and new contracts across a portfolio of clients. You will be accountable for managing commercial risk and communicating this across a variety of stakeholders within the business. You will be responsible for the Profit and Loss management of the sector and projects under your stewardship.

Key areas -

  • Support the work winning team to review/identify risks/accountabilities within tender packs and associated contractual terms and conditions
  • Prepare, develop and implement commercial strategies for pre and post tender
  • Take a leading role in transitioning the handover of projects tendered into live projects
  • Determination of the scope of work and contractual obligations delivering the work through the interpretation of contract documents
  • Advise the business on the differing standard form of contracts used for construction projects
  • Identify and manage commercial risk on new and existing contracts
  • Quantifying and costing of infrastructure/M&E works
  • Accountable for contract compliance and performance
  • Prepare and implement contract management processes
  • Can coherently explain contract conditions that identify variations to contracts
  • Builds strong and collaborative relationships with key clients and suppliers
  • Negotiate contract agreements and manage potential onerous contractual obligations
  • Contract administration including providing advice on contractual matters and formulating contractual/legal correspondence
  • Financial and commercial control including the production of profit and loss, cash flow, KPI, CVR and Cost to Complete statements
  • Work with Sector Managers/Directors to ensure projects exceed commercial targets
  • Develop, finalise and present accurate Management Information (MI) to senior management
  • Support the SQS'/Project teams on budgets to determine accurate commercial forecasting
  • Perform continuous programme analysis with identification of any potential delays, risk
  • Liaise with the Procurement team for supply chain engagement and subcontract administration
  • Diligently provides timely information on the growth of anticipated Final Account value
  • Ensure compliance of the team towards all safety initiatives and active participation in meeting our safety targets

Essential skills

  • Previous experience within a Senior QS or Commercial Manager position
  • Proven experience of client management
  • Proven experience of negotiation
  • Previous experience working in a Tier 1 contractor
  • Previous experience working within large MEP projects
  • Previous experience working within the M&E sector
  • Knowledge and comprehensive understanding of NEC contracts (all options)
  • Demonstratable knowledge/understanding of Construction law and standard forms of contract
  • Knowledge of Engineering and client standards
  • A working understanding of valuation techniques of construction works including elemental cost analysis of items such as labour, materials, plant, sub-contract and general expenses
  • Experience of tendering and pre-contract cost analysis

Understands conflict avoidance, conflict management and dispute resolution pro