Commercial Manager - Highways

Recruiter
Mackenzie Stuart
Location
Winchester
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Package
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Commercial Manager - Highways
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + Attractive Package
Location: Winchester or Southampton, UK

THE CLIENT:
Mackenzie Stuart is working closely with a multi-disciplinary main contractor which undertakes various major projects throughout the UK. The business is looking to bring on board a Commercial Manager with significant experience delivering a portfolio of highways projects.

THE ROLE:
*The Commercial Manager will be responsible for leading a diverse team of 5 including procurement and QS team on a portfolio of highways projects across Hampshire, West Sussex and Surrey amounting roughly £50 Million per year.
*Support the bidding process including the negotiation of on to ensure compliance with the company's procedures and favourable contract terms and conditions on technically complex and large projects.
*Full commercial and financial responsibility of the contracts to deliver over the next +5 years.
*Liaise with project support functions such as finance, supply chain, risk and ensure an all-round commercial service is maintained.
*Ensure that adequate records are maintained in respect of project issues and commercial management processes.
*Develop and operate strategies to maximise project revenues and cash flow in line with business polices.
*Ensure timely submission of all contractual notices and supporting data including robust payment applications.
*Support the board in delivering a holistic and best value service for similar projects to Local Governments Authority, County Councils and Highways England with particular emphasis on delivering civil engineering, maintenance and rebuilding frameworks.

THE REQUIREMENTS:
*Proven commercial leadership experience within the transport infrastructure industry across the UK.
Strong people management skills with an ability to manage it post contract.
*Previous experience of managing senior commercial teams, working on contracts above circa £50 Million.
*It is not essential all applicants have a clear understanding of the highways industry, however it is advantageous.
*Ideally degree educated to QS or Commercial Management and being a member of RICS would be advantageous.
*Willing to travel across Hampshire, West Sussex and Surrey to project sites is a necessity.

If you believe you are at this level and have the correct skills, please forward your CV on accordingly. Due to a large anticipated response, if you do not hear back from us within 14 days, please assume your application has not been successful.

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