Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: £35 - £45 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1812-84_1545404130
Contact Name: Rob Bush MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2018 14:55

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for a prestigious Engineering company who specialise in the Naval/Marine Engineering and Support Industry and are seeking a Commercial Manager to be based on Devonport Naval Base Plymouth on a contract basis for an estimated 6 months initially.

Western Europe's largest naval base for more than three hundred years, engineers have been shaping the dockyard to ensure it supports the fleet and protects the nation. We need you to help continue this tradition, transforming, sustaining and improving Devonport to meet the demands of the Royal Navy for the next hundred years.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme, including Astute and Dreadnought class.

The role of the Commercial Manager in Babcock:

The Commercial Manager will act as the contract representative, advising and guiding project staff as well as preparing subcontract procurement plans. You will also act as the lead commercial interface with the customer post-tender receipt to subcontract award.

Duties of the Commercial Manager could include:

*Pre-qualification of tenderers
*Drafting of subcontract strategies, proposals
*Invitations to tender and contractual documentation
*Managing invitations to tender
*Evaluation of tender receipts
*Contract negotiation and contract administration post contract award
*Production of periodic reports in supporting project, commercial, finance and board requirements.
*Ensuing limits of delegated financial authority are in place
*Identification and management of areas that represent significant risk through proactive measures of risk management, assessment, CRA, TRA and mitigation

Skills and qualifications required of the commercial Manager:

*You will have previous experience within a commercial role
*Candidates should ideally be educated to HNC / HND level or equivalent in a subject related to Quantity Surveying, building, business, business law or commercial law

Candidates must hold or be eligible to obtain UK security clearance.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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