Senior Commercial Manager

McGinley Support Services
08 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We currently have a Senior Commercial Manager role for a contract position on a significant change project, with a major rail infrastructure client. This role is based Birmingham, and is initially for 6 months.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all of the post contract commercial contract management and support pre-contract activity of all frameworks and contracts related to the programme of works.

Duties will include but not limited to:

1.Responsible for establishing and implementing appropriate commercial strategies including effective project cost management and providing feedback into subsequent procurement processes.
2.Responsible for the commercial management of framework agreements and supporting contracts leading the commercial review of contractor delivery, attending valuation & progress meetings as necessary.
3.Lead and deploy the commercial team in the management of all live projects ensuring they are adequately resourced from a commercial perspective.
4.Provide pro-active expertise, advice and governance on all contract/scope changes in accordance with change control systems, recommending or authorising appropriate action within delegated authority and progressing the timely resolution of contract variations
5.Support demonstration of efficiencies and continual improvement of estimating by undertaking cost analysis of completed projects and feedback as per Cost Allocation Feedback process.
6.Support with pre and post contract procurement activities as appropriate acting as role model for commercial staff, providing coaching and development as appropriate.

The successful candidate will have the following experience:
*Knowledge of railway and construction industry conditions of contract.
*Educated to degree level or equivalent and professional qualification.
*Experienced negotiator.
*Experience of resolution of construction contract disputes
*5 years' relevant railway and/or construction experience.
*Knowledge of railway commercial contract management.

This role is for a public sector organisation, and has been determined to be inside IR35 for Limited Company contractors.

We have a fair and comprehensive selection procedure. It is our policy that there should be equal opportunity for and no discrimination against applicants on the grounds of gender, race, religion or belief, nationality, colour, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marriage and civil partnership, union or non-union membership, socio-economic background or being a part-time or fixed term worker.

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