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Senior Commercial Manager

  • Location:

    Dorset, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £85000 - £97000 per annum + package

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    projectplanning@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -022021-72608_1612537677

  • Published:

    05 February 2021

  • Expiry date:

    06 April 2021

Job Title - Senior Commercial Manager

Location - Dorset

Project - Hospital - Refurb / New Build

Salary - £85,000 / £95,000 + bonus + package

Client / Project

Cobalt is currently working with a global contractor that are looking for s Senior Commercial Manager to help on 2 hospital projects. The first is £30m refurb and upgrade to an existing building and the other is £120m new build project. The successful candidate with have Health care experience and/or NEC contract experience on projects in excess of £50m

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Business Leadership

  • Anticipate and plan change in commercial resource within a project or projects to meet changing demands

  • Support and react positively to organisational change

Tendering and Pre-Contract Activities

  • Provide commercial support to tendering process

  • Prepare commercial report for tenders

Start Up of New

  • ProjectsActively participates in the implementation of project commercial start up procedures Procurement

  • Ensure that materials and off site services are procured in an efficient manner with capable organisations in accordance with our clientsI procurement policy and ensure appropriate records are kept

  • Prepare the basis of the project procurement schedule and ensure the team contribute and complete their relevant sections. Ensure the delivery of subcontract procurement in accordance with the procurement schedule timetable and the our clientsI procurement policy

  • Prepare the basis of work package contents sheets and ensure the project team contribute and complete their relevant sections. Carry out gap analysis between packages to ensure full and complete subcontract procurement takes place

  • Ensure inclusive invitations to tender are prepared and full tender evaluations are completed. Make recommendations to award, all in accordance with the our clientsI procurement processWork with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning of all parties

Applications for Payment and Invoicing

  • Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment

  • Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes

  • Develop a strategy for concluding client negotiations

Cost Control

  • Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities

  • Monitor and manage subcontract costs to ensure that the project meets and / or exceeds targets

  • Ensure material wastage reconciliations are completed and the data used for cost reduction

  • Monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets, including but not limited to the scheduling of labour resources

  • Review plant and equipment schedules to ensure efficiency of use

Accounting and Reporting

  • Produce accurate and timely CVR reports and forecasts and contributes toward the setting of financial targets

  • Through understanding of planning and programming and knowledge of financial reporting challenge the rest of the project team(s) to ensure accurate progress reporting

  • Establish and maintain accurate and robust reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets

Risk and Opportunity Management

  • Identify project risks and opportunities early and ensure that they are managed, with risk and opportunity registers in use to minimise the risks and realise opportunities

Change Control

  • Ensure that any "Change" is identified and recorded through participation in regular and detailed review of construction information, measured against the contract requirements

  • Ensure that all "Change" is challenged where the performance of the project could be affected

  • Ensure that the cost (time, and money) of all client "Change" is recovered

  • Carry out early value engineering activities as part of the project team, ensuring all associated costs of change are included within the evaluation

Programming and Project Controls

  • Assist and provide advice on programmes regarding the contractual and commercial requirements to mitigate risk, and maximize opportunity

Main Contract Administration

  • Ensure the project team understands the contractual relationships between the various parties and "stakeholders", including the our clients contractual obligations in relation to those interested parties, with particular emphasis to Conditions Precedent

  • Ensure that all necessary contractual notices are put in place, timely and accurately and in accordance with the our clients contractual obligations

  • Ensure that subcontract documentation is issued for execution timely and entered onto the Contract Document Register all in accordance with our clients Processes

Subcontract Administration

  • Ensure all necessary subcontract notices are prepared accurately and issued on time

  • Authorise subcontract instructions

  • Ensure robust subcontract change control procedures are in place and adhered to

  • Ensure timely and accurate subcontract payments

  • Ensure the checking of daywork sheets and time and material records for accuracy takes place

  • Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes

  • Ensure re-measurement of works takes place at timely intervals

  • Ensure on-site quantification of unfixed materials and quantification of off-site materials where necessary

  • Ensure that subcontract documentation is issued for execution timely and entered onto the Contract Document Register all in accordance with our clients Processes

If you feel that this is the next move for you, please apply below with your latest CV.