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Opportunity

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Job title:

    Commercial Manager

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact email:

    rhiannonf@mpi.ltd.uk

  • Job ref:

    C2ZL3H

  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Siemens

​Job Title: Commercial Manager

Contract Dates: ASAP - 07/01/2022

Location: Birmingham

*Outside of IR35*

What are my responsibilities?

  • Responsibility for contract administration of assigned contracts

  • Responsible for commercial management of various work packages as directed

  • Responsible for input and delivery of client facing target cost reports

  • Responsible for accurate cost and value reporting to both client and business needs in accordance with relevant processes

  • Responsible for commercial risk management

  • Interfaces with finance, project management, engineering and planning functions

  • Ensures accurate and timely applications for payment and cash receipts

  • Ensures contractual notices are issued in accordance with contractual timeframes

  • Responsible for preparing and estimating contract changes / variations

  • Provide support and advice to the project management teams on matters such as contract compliance, contract awareness, contract change management, claims, variations, legal and financial matters, liaising where necessary with other specialist advisors within the Siemens’ organisation

  • Establish and maintain interfaces with key internal functions and with appropriate levels within the client project organisation

  • Commercially manage throughout the project lifecycle to ensure business and client expectations are met and exceeded

  • Maintain commercial awareness across the project management and engineering community

  • Ensure all commercial processes and document control complies with the appropriate company standards and governance

  • Responsible for maintaining auditable records in accordance with target cost contract requirement

  • Assist in work winning activities where required (bids).

What do I need to qualify for this role?

  • Degree qualified or equivalent with demonstrable commercial management experience (essential) 

  • Rail Experience Essential

  • NEC3 Experience - Pre and Post Contract

  • NR9 and NR12 Contract Experience

  • Excellent negotiation skills, coupled with practical experience and an in-depth understanding of the best ways in which to maximise the mutual benefits to be gained from the effective and commercial interpretation of contracts (essential)

  • Good customer facing skills, as well as experience of being actively involved as a team member in high-value, complex bid teams, ideally with experience of proposal and tender writing (essential)

  • Understanding of the technical, contractual and financial requirements of the commercial management role and their inter-relationship (essential)

  • Confident and able to deal externally and internally at senior levels (essential)

  • Ability to operate effectively within a team environment (essential)

  • Experience of working in a matrix working environment (essential)

  • Experience of working within a project environment (essential)

  • Good financial and commercial acumen (essential)