Commercial Manager - Newport, Wales

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10 July 2017
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Commercial Manager (highways) based in Newport, Wales.  The client organisation is a Tier One, Main Contractor who has been delivering some of the world’s largest and most complex projects for over 100 years. Their current portfolio of projects includes major highway alterations, rail and Crossrail civil and station upgrades and large energy from waste plants.

They are the preferred bidder at Early Contractor Involvement and currently in Key Stage 4 of a major highways project in the South West of England. The project is currently undergoing a pricing exercise based on changes to the scope of the works during Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 in order to agree a Target Cost for Key stage 6.

The Commercial Manager will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Preparation and agreement of design contract with a designer joint venture;
  • Managing risks with Active Risk Management (ARM) software with the project team;
  • Managing the Procurement of all suppliers & Sub-Contractors;
  • Management of key subcontract packages including the design joint venture;
  • Ensuring necessary Main Contract notices are issued on time;
  • Ensuring maximum entitlement for Contractual Change;
  • Responsible for all accurate financial reports including CVRs and Forecasts;
  • Responsible for cost reporting and cash flow information;
  • Provide planning, provision and monitoring of commercial support and assurance to the Project Manage and the project delivery team;
  • Pursue own professional development and provide guidance and support to develop other commercial staff.

The successful Commercial Manager must have a degree or equivalent in quantity surveying plus at least five years experience working for a main contractor on a highways or heavy civils project. You will need to be able to demonstrate knowledge of NEC Option 3 plus strong leadership skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading main contractor. Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Izzie Walder on 020 8892 0115.

If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Rail and Civil Recruitment and have a range of posts available.  We also welcome speculative applications.

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