Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000020348_1579785011
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2020 13:10

Job Description

Sitec are recruiting a Commercial Manager for our client in North Bristol, this is a contract position with an estimated duration of 6 months +. Working in Bristol 5 days per week.
Travel to Rosyth Scotland and Devonport Plymouth may be required.

Our client is seeking to grow their commercial function. Reporting to the Head of Commercial, you will provide commercial management and development activities to enable them to drive forward thier commitments to customers and the Group. You will be required to provide commercial support, including developing the commercial strategy for specific projects or contracts by maintaining and maximising profitability and, to provide support to various stakeholders on general commercial matters.

Main responsibilities for this role will include provide commercial support through tendering phase, understanding and negotiating contract terms and mitigating risks.

They are involved in a range of Projects, running a variety of commercial and Ministry of Defence Contracts and are looking for experienced Commercial Lead / Contracts Specialist to join the team. Ideal candidates will have experience in civil nuclear, engineering and/or manufacturing environments. You will have an excellent ability to read and understand contract clauses, you will have an in depth understanding of contract price build ups and proven experience managing contractual relationships between clients, customers and contractors and be adept at communicating to all levels within the business.

Qualifications & Experience

Degree or equivalent in Law, Quantity Surveying or Business or qualified through experience.

Technical Skills/competencies:

*Partnering - Ability to develop existing commercial relationships with clients into long term partnering relationships and build new relationships
*Extensive Tendering experience with ability to lead from a commercial perspective both pre award and post award of contract.
*Risk Awareness and Mitigation - Ability to identify business, corporate risks and contract risks and develop mitigation plans with operational teams
*Negotiation - Ability to lead major complex negotiations in partnering ways.

*Financially focused and aware of the impact of decisions on value for money for their client and profitability for our client.
*Innovative - Ability to use long term innovative thinking and networking to stimulate new opportunities or solutions
*Contractual Development - ability to draft, negotiate and implement agreements and contracts
*Contract Management - ability to provide advice at the right time to avoid disputes and help operational teams to continually improve and grow contracts for the benefit of our client and their client.
*Best Practice - need to understand the market they are operating in and where possible develop best practice commercial support.
*Champion the role of commercial in the organisation and maintain an effective relationship with the relevant experts

Key Analytical Skills and Challenges/ competencies:

*Commercial Analysis of Business, Opportunities and Contracts
*General Financial analysis of bids and contracts
*Risk Analysis
*Expert analysis of terms, agreements and contracts
*Negotiation skills

Candidates must have a background that will allow Security clearance to be obtained

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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