Commercial Manager

4 days left

Recruiter
DGP Logistics PLC
Location
London, South East England
Salary
60000.0000
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Commercial Manager (Construction)

Head Office is in Gravesend, a short commute to London via Highspeed link

(This role will be primarily based offsite in and around London)

Salary: £60,000+ Negotiable

This is an excellent opportunity of a permanent position with an exciting, long established, Circa £20M company, having majority of projects in and around the London area. The main objective of this position is to deliver commercial functions on projects, as part of a small commercial team and advise operational staff on any commercial implications to ensure cost efficiency, value to the Client and repeat business. If you are a driven, focused and innovative individual who has the knowledge and experience to perform this role to the highest standards then please apply now.

Key Duties

• Lead the commercial and financial activities of projects

• Produce estimates and submit tenders

• Develop and maintain relationships with Client project and procurement teams

• Advise project teams on contractual issues

• Attend sites as required by Project Directors and Client representatives

• Identify the commercial implications of Client instructions, strategies and plans

• Liaise with Client representatives regarding change notices, variation orders and unpaid invoices

• Evaluate variation orders and claims

• Review Subcontract Conditions and authorise Subcontract payments

• Review contents of external valuations and payment certificates

• Maximise performance of projects commercially

• Understand the Company's Health and Safety Policy and appreciate the allocated responsibilities

Key Working Relationships

• External: Clients, Sub Contractors, External Auditing Bodies

• Internal: Commercial Director and members of commercial team, Ops/Finance/HR/Finance Director, Project/ Contracts Managers, Site Managers, Buying and Accounts

Essential requirements

• At least 5 years relevant experience in surveying and estimating

• A proven track record in surveying for all forms of contracts for major contractors

• To be able to prepare valuations/applications on projects (including undertaking site visits) and estimate for tendering purposes

Desirable requirements

• Knowledge of construction logistics, security and general builders work packages.