Commercial Manager

Ambridge Harris
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Manager - Head of commercial, Executive commercial manager

Bristol - commutable from Swindon, Weston, Gloucester, Cheltenham and Cardiff

£58,000 - £62,000 + Benefits

Reporting into the Head of Commercial you will be responsible for:

  • To provide commercial leadership, support and guidance to the business regarding pricing, terms and conditions and general commercial strategy
  • To lead commercial discussions and negotiations with customers and government bodies and support the Supply Chain function in strategic procurement activities
  • Oversight of commercial activities in multiple locations
  • Lead the business's response to the Government's Single Source Contracting Regulations in relation to a number of current and future single source contracts
  • Provide a key pro-active service supporting the Head of Commercial, the Programmes teams and other members of the Babcock senior management team as required
  • Be able to deputise for the Head of Commercial
  • To challenge and support Project Managers with respect to pricing, contract management, project controls, variations/amendments, risk and cost management, claims and disputes, progress and cost forecasting and management
  • Able to review and challenge the assurance of project reports and associated financial statements
  • To lead a small operational commercial team, undertake the setting of clear objectives, review performance and provide feedback and guidance
  • To ensure financial and resource forecasts are properly constructed and achieved
  • To ensure that Group policies and procedures are followed consistently across the business and improved where necessary
  • Lead commercial governance activities including trade controls compliance
  • Lead the approvals process through the business in line with the necessary delegations of authority
  • Travel to other location will be required

In order to apply for this position you MUST have:

  • Able to develop beneficial relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Contract Law and its practical application
  • Contract negotiation, administration and management
  • Partnering and alliancing
  • Innovative contracting mechanisms
  • Contract cost control/reporting
  • Variation control
  • Financial controls/management
  • Claims and disputes
  • Audit
  • Trade controls and ITAR
  • International contracts of supply and sale
  • Regulatory controls and governance
  • Accountancy Tendering/Estimating

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.