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Commercial Manager - Regional Lighting

  • Job reference: 922240
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: GBP40000 - GBP56000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial Management, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 18/10/2018

Commercial Manager - Regional Lighting

We are looking for a Commercial Manager to join our Commercial Lighting team and are looking for someone with previous Lighting/M&E/PFI experience.

Job Title: Commercial Manager - PFI

Location: Exeter

Salary: Competitive base plus annual bonus, company car or cash allowance and excellent benefits

Permanent | Full Time Hours

Our Role

Working a UK leading street Lighting contractor. Operating in a dynamic environment, we are currently involved in a range of projects including PFI throughout the UK and have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join our team to supervise and lead our commercial team responsible for our regional lighting business.

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

Your responsibilities will extend to analysing and reporting on contractual and commercial risk associated with main contracts and subcontracts/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 ideally hold a formal professional qualification such as MRICS. You should have proven experience in a commercial role with a previous Street Lighting PFI Operating Sub-contractor, combined with a strong understanding of construction contracts and dispute resolution

You should possess effective communication and negotiation skills and be flexible and pragmatic. You should have the ability to identify and suggest innovation 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.

Our Company

one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.


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.