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Commercial Manager - Regional Lighting

Commercial Manager - Regional Lighting

Posted 12 September by SSE PLC
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Job Title: Commercial Manager-Regional lighting

Location: Exeter

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

Permanent| Full Time Hours

Our Role

SSE Enterprise Contracting is part of the SSE Group and is the 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 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 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

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is 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.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 26 September 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

Reference: 36095919

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