Posted April 28, 2021

Commercial Manager

  • Employer nmcn
  • Location Leeds
  • Salary Competitive

nmcn work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

Our Telecoms business provides the management and delivery of national and regional network infrastructure to major communications providers. This includes installations, improvements, repairs and 24-hour emergency response networks to high speed fibre networks. We apply our expertise at each stage of the project lifecycle to ensure smooth delivery to our customers and clients.

We are looking to recruit a Commercial Manager, based at one of our offices in Yorkshire. Reporting to the Commercial Director your main duties will be to produce high level commercial reports with emphasis on project specific Profit & Loss reporting, WIP and Debt Control and team management of QS’s at varying levels. Ensuring roles, responsibilities and time-lines within the commercial team are met, report dates adhered too. Challenge supply chain procurement while utilising knowledge of NEC and business law to verify, prepare, implement and oversee or approve commercial agreements and documentation

What you’ll be doing day to day

  • Undertake cost to complete / budget reviews with the contract delivery teams.
  • Ensure commercial challenge at all times to site teams.
  • Resolving contractual and commercial problems.
  • Review sub contract orders and advise accordingly within the nmcn business.
  • Attend internal and external commercial review meetings.
  • Oversee the management information required by nmcn and take responsibility for the accuracy of said information (Provisions, cashflows, working capital control, payment applications etc).
  • Ensure all relevant KPI data is produced and the accuracy of the information.
  • Negotiate with key strategic supply chain.
  • Agree contract variations, compensation events and other events with partners
  • Offering direction and instruction.
  • Managing daily operations.
  • Ensuring that the financial aspects and impact of a contract are clear to all parties.
  • Final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for nmcn
  • Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements to ‘T’ folders to ensure latest documentation is always available.
  • Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base.
  • Working with the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plans.
  • Manage commercial performance against business targets and KPI’s.
  • Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances.
  • Promote a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base.
  • Endeavour to follow the group commercial policies and the requirements of legislation.
  • Endeavour to ensure that cash flow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received appropriately.
  • Preparation of monthly management high level financial performance reports.
  • Responsibility of validating sensitive commercial information for other team members prior to submission of said information up the reporting chain.
  • Management of your team to ensure commercial aspects with the client inc. Compensation events, extension of time, completion request etc. are carried out where required
  • Assist with Bid Team to enable this workstream to obtain new customers and leading tender returns to key clients

The experience we’re looking for in a candidate

  • Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
  • A deep understanding of Utilities works and in particular the Telecoms sector
  • Previous experience in working with different NEC Contract Options
  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
  • Self-motivation, passion and a driven ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be able to organise yourself and others workload
  • Be proactive in your approach
  • An excellent communicator
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
  • The ability to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

To apply online click here.

Please note – we may have to close applications to this role sooner than anticipated based on the number of applications received.

Paula Milsom

Paula Millsom
Recruitment Advisor

paula.millsom@constructionenquirer.com
07939 152081

Grant Prior

Grant Prior
News Editor

grant.prior@constructionenquirer.com
07775 870 417

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