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Commercial Manager - Water / Civils

Job details
Posting date: 01 August 2022
Salary: £75,000.00 to £85,000.00 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 31 August 2022
Location: Brighton, BN1 1EE
Company: Anglo Technical Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 24059/0

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Working predominantly in the East of Southern Water’s region, the scale of the works is likely to be greater than £350m and will comprise of multiple sites across Kent and Sussex on both clean and dirty water sites.

We now have a great opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager to join the team

Scope of works

Providing commercial input at work winning stage

Responsibility for ensuring adequate commercial resourcing of project teams

Management of commercial personnel responsible for the following activities:

- Main Contract management and administration

- Supply chain management (including supply chain contract administration) Commercial Document Control

- Cost capture and control (including completion of the CLR)

- Commercial reporting

- Planning & programme management

- Cash management

- Liaison and negotiation with the Customer’s commercial and / or project team

- Establishing and maintaining productive and collaborative relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders

Implement commercial procedures and reporting to ensure compliance with company and contract requirements

Ensure appropriate commercial records are maintained in line with the contract requirements and oversee any contractual issues

Provide guidance and support to the commercial team, and develop the skills and competencies of the staff to ensure successful succession planning

Provide commercial advice to the Contract Leader and/or Sector management team

Work alongside the Commercial Managers from other sectors/projects to ensure a consistent approach across the business

Manage and report on matters relating to insurances relevant to the project

Review value management and advise on Risk management

Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager

Candidate Specification

Significant post-graduate commercial experience in the construction industry with demonstrable track record of achievement

Demonstrable financial and commercial acumen

Practical approach, logical thought process and a methodical way of working

A creative, strategic, and innovative approach to problem-solving

Extensive experience of technical minute taking at contractual meetings and able to demonstrate the ability to collate information, prepare reports, payment certificates and interim financial reports and closeout reports

Experience of developing & implementing procurement and contract strategies

Proven negotiating and team-working skills demonstrating the ability to motivate, develop and lead teams to deliver to or above target levels of performance

Strong analytical skills

Demonstrable legal, contractual and construction knowledge and experience

Experience in implementing and delivering strategic objectives and associated change programmes

Confidence and ability to assert influence

Holds an RICS / CICES accredited degree

Full Membership of RICS or CICES

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