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Commercial Manager

  • Job reference: 925605
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP65000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 28/05/2019

Our Role

A leading mechanical and electrical contractor in the UK with an annual turnover of around £500 million is seeking an experienced commercial manager to join their organisation. Operating in a dynamic environment, we are involved in a range of projects throughout the UK running a variety of commercial and term contracts, and have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Commercial Manager to lead our commercial teams in the South East region, based from our flagship office in Reading.

Providing sound contractual advice to senior operational managers, you will review and advise on matters relating to pre-contract and post-contract, both upstream and downstream. You will provide assistance on contractual matters, including negotiating and advising on construction contracts, preparing CVRs and settling final accounts.

Your responsibilities will extend to analysing and reporting on contractual and commercial risk associated with contracts and sub contracts/supplier agreements and providing advice on the prevention and resolution of commercial and legal issues.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will be educated to degree level and hold a formal professional qualification such as MRICS. You should have proven experience in a commercial role with a M&E or main contractor, combined with a strong understanding of construction contracts.

You should possess effective communication and negotiation skills and be flexible and pragmatic. You'll have the ability to suggest innovative and effective business improvements.

Due to the potential requirement to drive between sites on occasion, a valid UK driver's license would be essential for this role.

For further information please contact or 0207 061 3983

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.