Commercial Manager Ref: AM10283

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That’s why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees.
Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement.
You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of the role?

As a result of our expanding portfolio of contracts and re-organisation of our Commercial team we are now looking for a Commercial Manager to join our Consulting Highways business in Scotland and where we are looking for an experienced individual to support the commercial aspects multiple contracts and the office
Reporting into the Principal Commercial Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day commercial and contractual functions of a major design hub working closely with an Assistant Commercial Manager, another Commercial manager, operational colleagues, design leads and senior management.
The Commercial Manager will provide commercial support mainly to the Traffic Scotland Operations & Infrastructure Services Contract (TSOISC) for Transport Scotland but also a range of other internal and external contracts
This role requires an upfront & proactive approach to the management of change, close liaison with internal colleagues & the need to form strong, open working relationships with clients and colleagues based on trust & integrity.
The exciting new role would suit a hands-on individual who is confident in using MS Excel and keen to drill into data and draw logical conclusions from it.
A background in quantity surveying would be beneficial, as would any relevant qualification or degree; accreditation by the RICS or a similar professional body would be an additional advantage.
Any experience in providing commercial support to design and consulting and/or highways contracts would be favourable

What will this role involve?

It is important that the successful candidate has some understanding in the following:

Support and report to Account Manager and Account Director.
Support with the submission of applications for payment, maximising all contractual entitlements.
Ensuring that prompt payments are received to meet contract terms. Cash collection.
Prompt submission of estimate / tender scheme information to the client.
Support with the collation & presentation of weekly cost / value information & associated KPI data.
Support in the preparation & presentation of monthly CVRs with final cost / value forecasts.
Forecasting and presentation of forward works and expected cash flows.
Populating & presentation of forecast & budget information on all Scotland Consulting contracts to company management and directors.
Commercial management of Sub-Contractors. Supply chain management.
Procurement, negotiation and placing of sub-contract orders / instructions.
Preparation of appropriate documentation in relation to variations, claims, additional payments etc.
Commercial support to all PMs in the contracts team.
Commercial support to the bidding, estimating & procurement teams.
Liaison with the client on all commercial matters, meeting their requirements whilst ensuring all supporting documentation is in place to build trust and good relations.
Preparation of financial documents to support tenders and price submissions.

What are we looking for?

Degree qualification (RICS accredited or equivalent) is desirable, or able to demonstrate a proven track record in quantity surveying / commercial management with significant experience in a senior role Competent in basic computer skills Strong commercial and financial acumen Ability to time-manage, set priorities and work to strict deadlines Methodical style of working Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products especially Excel and Word Strong desire to further Client relationships whilst ensuring that contractual entitlements are not compromised Team player Determination to develop and coach junior members of the commercial team Motivation and desire to succeed Ability to work under pressure Good communication skills Good negotiation skills Sound knowledge of contracts Awareness of industry issues Good health and safety awareness Environmental awareness for managers IOSH managing Safely Environmental awareness tool box talk Card CSCS Platinum – management

What makes this role unique?

You will ensure compliance with the Amey systems, processes and procedures to deliver post contract management on Contracts between £5m and £25m p.a.

Publicada el 03-06-2019

Área funcional: Control de Proyecto/ Gestión de costes

Motherwell, Escocia, Reino Unido

Tipo de contrato: Permanent