Commercial Manager required for expanding Utilities contractor in Hertfordshire

Recruiter
SSA Ltd
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£80k + package
Posted
05 Jan 2018
Closes
02 Feb 2018
Ref
ALCUK
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

Commercial Manager required for expanding Utilities contractor in Hertfordshire

A Commercial Manager is needed by an expanding Utilities contractor based in Hertfordshire to work on long-term frameworks with blue-chip clients such as Thames Water, UKPN, SSE, Virgin Media, and Openreach. The projects that they usually work on are usually on a low value-high volume basis and you will be expected to manage an ever-growing commercial team and maximise value for the business. 

Main tasks:

On most projects, your main responsibilities would be:

  • carrying out feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs
  • negotiating and drawing up bids for tenders and contracts
  • monitoring each stage of construction to make sure that costs are in line with forecasts
  • providing financial progress reports to clients
  • advising clients on legal and contractual matters
  • acting on clients' behalf to resolve disputes
  • Assessing the financial costs of new environmental guidelines, such as using sustainable timber.
  • Extensive use of computer software to keep records, prepare work schedules and write reports.
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial risks and implement Reach Active policies on risk management.
  • Complete monthly KPI reports
  • Produce supplier purchasing reports
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. 
  • Authorise the placement of contracts, sub contracts, material and plant orders.
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers.

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