Position: Commercial Manager
Location: Brighton or Chatham with remote working
Salary: £80-90k (DOE), bonus, car/allowance and excellent benefits package
Our Client: Is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.
The Role: You will provide leadership and management to the commercial delivery teams and core team commercial functions for the business.
Working in a JV which is delivering a range of schemes to maintain and improve Southern Water’s water supply and wastewater treatment works in the eastern half of its region (Kent & East Sussex).
Responsibilities: Report directly to the Senior Commercial Manager
Commercial Management of the out performance of projects & tranches of projects.
Commercial & contractual support to the procurement team.
Provide input to continuous development of the JV Commercial Strategy for pre works orders & construction phase.
Leading the commercial team in the tranche programme.
Continuous review of commercial resource levels with the Programme Manager to ensure effective and efficient delivery.
Advise Senior Commercial Manager of commercial resourcing requirements.
Support the Senior Commercial Manager in recruiting of commercial resources.
Support the Senior Commercial Manager in providing contractual and commercial training to all staff in the JV.
Support the Senior Commercial Manager in review and continuous development of commercial processes and procedures
Undertake approvals to gates and other processes in accordance with the JV authority matrix.
Experience: A comprehensive level of commercial experience preferably with a contracting organisation.
BSc or HND in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent construction related subject
Professionally qualified to RICS, MCInstCES or several years’ experience in a management & leadership role.
NEC3 Contract experience
Preferably previous water/construction experience within a joint venture environment but this is not essential
Ideally experience of working within a framework
Experienced user of Microsoft products, Excel in particular.
Experience & Knowledge of IT reporting systems
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