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Commercial Manager

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Job Description

Due to new contract awards our client a National Civil Contractor are recruiting for a Commercial Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

* Maximise profitability, develop project strategies and identify opportunities and risks.
* Manage the payment of all supply chain members.
* Optimise cash flow through external valuations and control of subcontractor accounts by monitoring Reserves/Work in Progress and Subcontractors payments.
* Provide assistance to Financial Department in the recovery of outstanding monies by monitoring main Final Account and Subcontractors Final Account progress.
* Monitor and facilitate the recovery of retention and the like
* Ensure correct contractual procedures are operated for both Main Contracts and Subcontracts by ensuring that the site team is complying with contractual obligations.
* Identify financial risk associated with non-compliance of contract conditions and report accordingly and identify any special addition terms and conditions that should be incorporated in the subcontract agreement.
* Provide pre-contract advice to Estimating department related to amended Terms and Conditions of Main Contracts and resource availability for forward workload.
* Ensure that all necessary contemporaneous records and documentation are maintained for maximum recovery in the event of Claims preparation and recovery.
* Provide monthly Cost Value reports and monthly Margin Analysis, identifying separately over/under valuation, maintenance reserves, speculative reserves and any management adjustments.
* Identify and evaluate risk for example prolongation costs not recoverable together with any liability for LADS.
* Forecast Out-turn margin, Commercial Analysis, programme, progress, contract turnover in conjunction with Line Management and review monthly and adjust as necessary.

Training and Development

* Motivate, plan, co-ordinate, maintain and develop staff to undertake current and prospective workloads.
* Participate and actively encourage both Company training courses and on the job training.
* Responsibility for RICS / CIOB training requirements with specific responsibility for certain APC candidates.
* Monitor and record individual performances on an ongoing basis together with annual appraisals.


* Establish and maintain links with Clients and their advisors.
* Develop contacts for post contract marketing and actively participate in generating wider client base.

Experience and Qualifications:

You must have good working knowledge and experience in a contracting environment on Highways Maintenance frameworks projects. Successful candidates will ideally be degree level qualified or HND/HNC together with equivalent experience and strong leadership skills.

Required Skills

Commercial, Quantity Surveying, Management, Highways, Civil

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