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Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

Posted 19 March by Capita Managed Services Ended

Job Title - Commercial Manager

Location - Birmingham

Rates - £338.31 Umbrella/Ltd or £301.88 PAYE

In Scope of IR35

About the role / project:

The Strategic Sourcing Function provides analysis and insight to aid senior management decision making. It is a small team that undertakes specific high value or high profile analytical projects. The projects address issues impacting diverse aspects of the business, but their common objectives are to provide fresh insights into performance and to develop proposals for improvement based on sound analysis. The role of the Commercial Manager is to provide post-contract management of medium value/medium risk activity and support pre-contract activity.

What you will do:

You will be managing the assessments and valuations of contractor's applications and processing payment certification, actively influencing commercial behaviours and activity. You'll have an ability to produce applications for payment to clients, identifying all commercial risks and providing management information to promote decision making. Your experience will enable you to challenge cost elements, monitor site activities and provide auditing as required.

This role requires the production of all required documentation for approval with levels of delegated authority as well as commercial correspondence and contractual notices. You will undertake final account settlements and internal reconciliation, encouraging the demonstration of efficiencies by undertaking cost analysis of completed projects. You must also provide support with pre and post contract procurement activities and estimating resources, offering guidance and advice. The successful candidate will support the negotiation of all prices under existing contracts, fully participating in associated quantitative risk assessment and value management workshops. A key part of this role is to ensure that all contractual specifications set out for the management of safety are effectively implemented and monitored preventing potential non-compliance and delay which could incur risks.

Your experience will include:

Do you have….?

  • Experience of commercially managing investment projects?
  • An understanding of railway and construction industry forms of contract?
  • Excellent negotiating skills?
  • Strong managerial experience?

Are you….?

  • Motivated by innovative projects?
  • Enthusiastic about creating a world-class railway infrastructure?
  • An effective communicator?
  • A strong team player?
  • Able to thrive within an ambitious team?

What you'll get in return

Capita and our client understand what it is like to work as a contractor and we will do everything we can to make it a simple process for you - this includes dedicated on-boarding, extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal giving you an ability to access and submit your timesheets wherever you are.

About our client

Our client is the largest rail infrastructure business in the country and is at the operational centre of the railway and playing a key role in a rapidly evolving industry. They are responsible for rebuilding Britain's railway infrastructure and are managing some of the biggest and most complex engineering programmes in Europe. Over the next five years they will be spending around £23 billion to maintain and upgrade every aspect of an infrastructure that comprises 21,000 miles of track, 2,500 stations, 9,000 level crossings, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, and signalling and power for the movement of 25,000 trains every day.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - Click apply now. You will then be directed to a Capita owned microsite that will assist you with your application. Once completed you will then be contacted by the relevant recruiter.

Our client welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or another irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Reference: 34712283

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