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Commercial Manager

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £63.00 - £68.00 per hour

Commercial Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity working remotely and will be required to visit various sites across UK

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to support a growing portfolio of facilities and building services projects within the UK business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Commercial management of high value/complexity construction projects (typically up to £15M).
  • Provide contractual and procurement advice to stakeholders tailored to the nature and risk of the scope.
  • Prepare project Procurement Strategies with stakeholders and gain cross -function approvals as required.
  • Prepare formal Cost Plans in accordance with the RES Estimating Process (based on RICS NRM). Provide cost and risk advice to project stakeholders tailored to the nature of scope.
  • Liaise with Legal, Group Insurable Risk, Real Estate Managers and others as required to ensure commercial risk is appropriately managed.
  • Prepare construction contracts based on standard forms of construction contract (JCT and NEC), incorporating commercial, legal and insurance requirements and ensuring compliance with applicable law (e.g. HGCR Act 1996).
  • Prepare tender/contract documentation and ensure technical specifications have been approved by the appropriate Delegated Authority before tender/contract release. Undertake tender actions and negotiations with suppliers to ensure the optimum value for money and risk profile is achieved.
  • Commercially manage contracts, ensuring commercial risk is managed appropriately through the project lifecycle. Develop members and train those in the wider RES functions in commercial matters. Support the BAE Systems Lifecycle Management stage-gate process as required.
  • All the above may be done in support of more senior team members in the management of higher value/complexity programmes.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Experienced in successful commercial project delivery throughout the whole project lifecycle.
  • Experienced in working as part of fast-paced cross-functional project teams with excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Experienced in the administration of JCT and/or NEC construction contracts and managing commercial negotiations.
  • Ability to think logically and problem solve to meet project delivery requirements with minimal supervision.
  • Expert knowledge in construction technology, construction contract law and construction estimating.
  • Understanding of statutory requirements, current regulations and approved codes of practice relating to the commercial management of construction.
  • Ability to develop cost plans in accordance with RICS NRM principles.
  • Degree qualification or equivalent in appropriate commercial subject (e.g. quantity surveying, commercial management, procurement, etc).
  • SC clearance preferred

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Remote

Rate: £68.03 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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