Commercial Manager

Competitive | Stafford | Contract

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted +1 month ago

IQ Talent Solutions

18 MONTHS (3 MONTHS INITIALLY) - need to be able to cover North - Stafford, Lichfield, Burntwood

We are currently recruiting on behalf of one of our most successful clients who are continuing to grow rapidly, and to support the next stage of their growth in the United Kingdom we are recruiting for a dedicated Commercials Manager on a contract basis.

We are looking for an established Commercial Manager with proven experience in the utilities/infrastructure industry and experience of managing teams. Based at one of our offices in the surrounding areas, you will lead the quantity surveyors' team and guide the contract delivery team ensuring accurate contract management, improvement of profitability, cash management, cost control and accurate reporting of the projects.

As a Commercial Manager you will be responsible for:

Contract Management

- Ensuring all contract requirements are strictly adhered to by the commercial/delivery teams

- Early identification of risks leading to impact/likelihood mitigation or reduction

- Management of the NEC3 ECC or TSC contracts with the client

- Robust EWN management

- Managing notification and quotations of CEs leading to cost and time recovery

- Management of the Cl.31 programme with the Operations team

- Lead and guide the operations team to adhere to all contractual requirements

- Manage subcontractors

- Full contract administration of the NEC3 contract, ensuring all delay damages/financial risk is

mitigated prior to disputes arising

- Dispute avoidance/management

Financial Management

- Cost Value Reconciliations- understand and explain all elements of the CVR

- Weekly P&L development - work with the Commercial Director and Finance Director to

compile accurate weekly P&Ls

- Management of Application for Payment to the Client

- Management of Assessment of AfPs for Subcontractors

- Accountability for conversion of WIP into Applications, and ultimately to cash receipts

- Lead on maximising value and minimising costs for the project

- Development of forecast of monthly, quarterly and annual revenue and budgets

- Reporting Actuals v Budget

- Capture of full value and conversion to cash

- Minimise WIP/Debt position - regularly reporting current position against internal KPIs

- Minimise/mitigate total risk exposure


- Lead on building strong client relationships and internal relationships with key stakeholders

- Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor

and react to budget variances

- Procurement of subcontract resource, materials and equipment

What experience the Commercial Manager needs:

● Degree educated with BSc/MSc equivalent preferred

● MRICS or MCInstCES preferred

● NEC3/NEC4 Project Managers Accreditation preferred

● Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success

● Highly IT literate and proficient with Excel

● Highly organised and self-motivated individual

● Excellent communication skills with internal stakeholders and external clients

● Ability to organise yourself and others workload

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.