JOB TITLE: Senior Commercial Manager


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : London
Job Reference : 6731GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 24/05/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £45000 - £55000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Aim of the role is to lead the commercial management of major projects within the Water sector in accordance with the clients' varied brief. Acting as a Senior Commercial Manager you will take ownership for delivery of service by the team and act to make things better for the clients. Monitor financial performance and raise appropriate change controls to secure additional fees.


Job Description

The Client

Our client is a leading international construction consultancy company providing services across three fully integrated business lines: Infrastructure, Environment and Buildings. They work diligently to deliver successful solutions that meet client objectives and to realize their vision to inspire extraordinary environments.

In Infrastructure they primarily work for clients in the transport, water and energy sectors enabling them to achieve their goals by providing solid cost, programme and project management consultancy services.

About the Role

Aim of the role is to lead the commercial management of major projects within the Water sector in accordance with the clients' varied brief. Acting as a Senior Commercial Manager you will take ownership for delivery of service by the team and act to make things better for the clients. Monitor financial performance and raise appropriate change controls to secure additional fees.

Lead, develops and motivates the team. Champion continuous improvements and seeking new solutions to client requirements and identify and reward added value initiatives and ensure they are shared and promoted within the business

This is a client facing role and demonstrable skills in maintaining and developing both internal and external relationships are required.

About You

You will be a degree qualified and preferably chartered Senior level Commercial Manager, with a proven background of experience working within a consulting engineers, PQE or Civils environment. You will have knowledge of I Chem E forms of contract and target cost arrangements and demonstratable experience of commercial management roles on major leading civil engineering projects, preferably including water. Proven senior management and client facing ability are critical as they have numerous ongoing major accounts which require the right skill set and delivery management ability.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: Excellent writing skills; Ability to build effective working relationships in order to source required information from technical specialists; Initiative and creativity; Ability to handle challenge and iteration of writing outputs; Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team; Excellent organisational skills; Attention to detail; Ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines; A flexible approach.

The jobholder is expected to take on responsibility for motivation, guidance and mentoring of graduates and trainees. Additionally, they may be required to participate, from time to time, in various business related initiatives undertaken by the firm.

Your Skills

* Senior level Commercial Management experience
* Water or Utilities sector experience
* Senior management skills and experience in management of professional teams
* Demonstrable client relationship skills, including negotiation and client delivery
* Experienced in the management of major projects preferably in water industry
* IT literate with previous use of MS Project and industry software desirable
* Knowledge of I Chem E forms of contract and target cost arrangements





Job Keywords

Commercial Management, consulting engineers, PQE, Civils Contractor, water, utilities, wastewater, Construction, London



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