Working in partnership with a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets, there Transmission and Distribution division are seeking a Commercial Manager with experience of working on Overhead Lines, Cabling and Substation Projects, specifically National Grid.
This is a permanent role and whilst based in Knutsford, you will be required to travel.
Purpose of the Role
Effective Commercial Management of a portfolio of projects within the Transmission and Distribution Business Stream. Ensuring that all pre-contract commercial matters, including tender preparation and approvals in accordance with company policies and procedures are effectively managed. Ensuring effective post-contract commercial management of contracts and that all company commercial entitlements are pursued.
Roles and Responsibilities
Maintain and promote a safe working environment and demonstrate correct HSSE behaviours and leadership.
Management of all commercial aspects within the portfolio.
Ensuring that necessary advice received in connection with tender preparation, including tax advice, insurance advice, contractual advice and treasury advice.
Ensuring that all applicable opportunities are referred to Tender Governance meetings for review/approval on a timely basis while ensuring that necessary approvals are obtained.
Facilitate effective handover of pre-contract matters to post-contract execution phase of projects. Ensuring that projects are appropriately resourced from a commercial perspective.
Ensuring that projects operate in accordance with commercial policies and procedures. Ensuring that project invoicing carried out in accordance with terms and conditions of contract and that cash position maximised.
Ensuring that end life forecasting and cost/value reporting (CVR) on projects are undertaken in accordance with policies and procedures and that the appropriate values are reflected in the management accounts.
Ensuring that early warnings, compensation events, contract amendment requests and claims are submitted in accordance with the various contract requirements Ensuring that final accounts are agreed and contracts closed out in accordance with contract requirements.
Experience of T&D market and clients
Minimum 12 years working experience in commercial roles in the UK engineering and construction industry University Degree qualified or above in Quantity Surveying, Law, Business Studies or other appropriate discipline.
Experience and detailed working knowledge of NEC3 Options A and C is essential. Membership of a professional institution (e.g. RICS) desirable but not absolutely essential.