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Commercial Manager

  • Job reference: 929585
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: GBP377 - GBP500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Marine
  • Date posted: 23/01/2020


Location: Bristol.
(Travel to other locations will be required)

Rate: £62.50 Ltd / £47.10 PAYE

Duration: 6 Months

Are you a Commercial Manager who can provide commercial support for tendering and understand and negotiate contract terms for various projects?

You will also be required to develop the commercial strategy for specific projects or contracts by maintaining and maximising profitability and, to provide support to various stakeholders on general commercial matters.
Ideally you will have experience in civil nuclear, engineering and/or manufacturing environments.
You will have an excellent ability to read and understand contract clauses, 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 which deliver client and internal expectations.
  • Financially focused and aware of the impact of decisions on value for money and profitability for the 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.
  • 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

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.