Senior Commercial Manager

60000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP80000/annum
15 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
A highly skilled and experienced professional is required to undertake the role of Senior Commercial Manager for a prestigious brand name that is responsible for key defence and service contracts across the whole of UK.

You will receive a competitive starting salary and benefits including a company vehicle. This will be a versatile and mobile role which will be stationed in Cambridgeshire.

The main business purpose of the Senior Commercial Manager is to:

* Work with the Area Managers and Additional Services Managers to lead the business in meeting all contractual, commercial and risk elements of the service delivery.
* Be responsible for the management of Commercial performance, resource and stakeholder relationships.
* Incorporate sustainable solutions and support the Sustainability agenda and meet cost requirements for all Additional Services.
* Drive the identification and delivery of opportunities to reduce the carbon footprint for the MoD assets.
* Attend Risk Review meetings and manage regular review and maintenance of risk register.
* Ensure compliance with health, safety, sustainability, quality and other statutory requirements.
* Develop and implement commercial risk management procedures.

The Senior Commercial Manager will:

* Ensure full awareness at all times of responsibilities, obligations and limitations under the service delivery contract.
* Provide advice and guidance to staff in the preparation and presentation of works proposals, reviews and updates.
* Communicate and promote Area participation in support of external accreditations and initiatives.
* Assist with dispute avoidance strategy and any dispute resolution.
* Provide, monitor and develop cost models for managing all works, staff and overheads.
* Agree contract changes with DIO where appropriate.
* Manage the asset list and agree commercial changes as required
* Provide risk analysis of contract conditions, cost, sub-contracts and commercial implications.
* Develop and present reports that provide clarity on business performance and forecasts.
* Maintain commercial control to enable planned milestone payments are achieved.
* Monitor and review Supply Chain performance.

Specifically in regards to the company's Additional Services section:

* Ensure Additional Services projects are tendered in accordance with laid down processes.
* Ensure Additional Services are priced and managed in line with contract requirements delivering value for money at all times.
* Ensure all Additional services are evaluated to ensure carbon reduction and energy efficiency improvements are always considered.
* Manage the Early Warning System and attend monthly Risk Reduction Meetings, agreeing contract changes where necessary.

Expected competencies/qualifications:

* Significant commercial practical experience in a management position within construction/facilities management environment
* Risk analysis & management
* Preparation of work proposals/tenders
* Dispute resolution
* Stakeholder management
* Performance management of supply chain
* Excellent working knowledge of commercial processes
* Business finance, profit & loss and fraud prevention
* Strong negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
* Work experience in the FM / Construction sector to be not less than 8 years unless possessing specific MOD experience

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