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Commercial Contracts Manager and Surveyor - Major Projects

  • Job reference: 921000
  • Location: London
  • Salary: GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial Management, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 03/08/2018

Commercial Contracts Manager and Surveyor - Major Projects

Definition of the role:

Proving commercial support to a busy construction installation team, including full contract review and management from tender to completion. This is a unique and varied role, with a lot of scope for training and development

Responsible to: Commercial Director

Location: London

Some UK Travel will be involved, with the potential of some European wide travel for internal meetings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support to our Major Projects Sales and Estimations Team with incoming tendors - including full contract review. A cover to cover review and report on terms and conditions, specification (supported by Sales) and all supplementary documentation.
  • Completion of company reporting protocols, for approval to bid on major works - Maintaining and updating Major Project Approval Applications to ensure that the business complies with Parent Company restrictions and requirements, including close work with our European colleagues
  • Feedback to be provided to the client regarding the contract content, including terms and all additional documentation. This will include extensive negotiations and client meetings. Fast turnaround of commentary etc.
  • Management of the finalisation of the Contract Agreement
  • Completion of the necessary preparations for bonds and warranties, whilst ensuring group standards and requirements are met and approval from the Parent Company is sought
  • Administrative processing and booking of order - liaison with Finance, Installation Team and the Parent Company.
  • Feedback to the Major Projects Team on the key concerns and requirements of the contract, ensuring commercial risks and opportunities are understood.
  • Support the Major Projects Team with successful delivery of Major projects, including:
    • full commercial support with site management and following the correct contractual procedure for key site events,
    • ensuring project costs are managed and costs and events are correctly recorded and notified.
    • Ensuring applications are made in due time to minimise risk and ensure payments are then made in line with the contract.
    • Assisting in the production of project cash flow analysis with Project Managers.
  • Attending necessary meetings internally and externally to ensure contracts are being fulfilled.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of key project files.
  • Management of key project finance with the Project Manager, including the application process and final account negotiation.
  • Management of claims and dispute resolution.
  • Advising acceptable company standards and protecting the company's interests.
  • General support to the Commercial Department

BACKGROUND/PROFILE

  • The Individual
  • A high level of personal organisation
  • Highly motivated
  • A desire for consistent learning and development

Skills, Experience and Education

  • Excellent document management skills
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word
  • Qualified to degree level or similar in a relevant specialism
  • Preferably RICS Qualified
  • Evidenced experience in reviewing the legal terms and conditions of contracts.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working in the lift industry and knowledge of main institutionalised construction contracts

Required Experience/Knowledge:

  • Excellent document management skills
  • A high level of personal organisation
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word
  • Qualified to degree level or similar in a relevant specialism
  • Preferably RICS Qualified
  • Evidenced experience in reviewing the legal terms and conditions of contracts.


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.