Commercial Manager required for expanding Utilities contractor

Recruiter
SSA Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Mar 2018
Closes
02 Apr 2018
Ref
ALCUK
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

Commercial Manager required for expanding Utilities contractor 

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, and SSE. 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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