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Commercial Manager. Job in Birmingham FOX8 Jobs

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8 Sep 2022
Amey Consulting have recently been awarded the Scheme Delivery Framework (SDF) Contract with National Highways in the East and West Midlands and South West regions and are looking to appoint a Commercial Manager for each region. This role involves working for a Senior Commercial Manager, having the support of an Assistant Commercial Manager and supporting the Framework Delivery Management team. Your role will be responsible for reviewing and analysing cost and value reports, assisting with project budgetary control and forecasting as well as producing information to inform the project managers and wider team. In addition, you will be responsible for maximising value through the applications for payment, assessing Early Warnings / Compensation Events and managing supplier accounts, all whilst maintaining strong, professional and effective working relationships with internal colleagues and the Client. You will work closely with the General Manager to help prepare internal budgets and quarterly reviews, as well as recording, assessing and reviewing risks, both at project and contract level. As a CM you will report directly to the Senior Commercial Manager and senior project team, as well as establishing meaningful working relationships with the Finance and Operations teams. Through implementation of commercial best practice to maximise value and minimise risk and cost to Amey, with a customer focused delivery, you will help to promote the development of the Assistant Commercial Manager and non-commercial staff to ensure commercial process are embedded through the team. Where will I be working? This will be a hybrid working role from home/remote and this will be discussed in more detail at interview, but with the expectation of ability to attend an appropriate region location from time to time at one of 4 locations (Exeter, Bristol, Birmingham or Telford). You will support the Assistant Commercial Manager in implementing day to day commercial management activities on a target cost and timecharge NEC4 contract. There may also be a requirement for some travel between offices on occasion; including to our central Birmingham office at such times as budget reviews, training etc). In a typical week you will: Develop the commercial team. Manage and maintain our relationship with National Highways and subcontractors. Manage subcontractor accounts in line with agreed subcontract agreements and Amey processes for certification, payment and liability. Manage all aspects of subcontract procurement and order value uplifts. Support the operational team in ensuring all commercial entitlements are realised and all contractual notices and early warnings are submitted within the required timescales through the preparation of appropriate documentation in relation to variations, claims, additional payments etc. Manage payments and WIP. Input into the monthly NH reporting cycle. Input into budgets, forecasting and monthly reconciliations. Prepare final account statements ensuring all value has been invoiced prior to submission. Review and update the Account Risk Register. Review and manage actions following forecasting updates and expenditure review Effectively analyse data to ensure applications are robust, costs are being managed and allocated correctly and trends are tracked/monitored, ensuring accuracy and realisation of all contractual entitlements. Review costs and margins to manage value generated We want to hear from you if you have: A Commercial related Degree qualification (RICS accredited or equivalent) is desirable, or able to demonstrate a proven track record in contract management / financial cost control in either a Contractor or PQS environment Suitable experience in a similar Commercial Manager role Membership of an appropriate professional institution Have or be working towards a relevant professional qualification Good computer skills especially MS Excel (essential) and Word Ability work under pressure, to time-manage, set priorities and work to strict deadlines Experience in providing commercial support to design and consulting and/or highways contracts (especially under NEC forms) would be advantageous Experience in building and developing relationships, with excellent communication skills In Return Our rewards make us feel valued here at Amey Consulting. If you re happy, you ll think better. It s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that s why we ve worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including; Competitive salary Exceptional development and progression plan Contributory Pension Scheme Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays Additional Leave Purchase Scheme Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, free GP service, dental
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  • Job Reference: 707265672-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Amey Plc
    Amey Plc
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent