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Senior Commercial Manager

London

  1. Transportation
R-090082

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Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

Job Description:

  • Implement commercial best practice to maximise value and minimise risk and cost.
  • Support the business in developing and implementing commercial strategies for successfully winning bids and managing post contract activities.
  • Coach and develop staff.          
  • Be an ambassador for the company and champion best practice.
  • Contribute to the development of supply chain strategies for winning bids and delivering projects.
  • Deliver the pre and post Contract opportunity and risk process including mitigation of risk.
  • Negotiate with key customer interfaces and supply chain.
  • Delivering robust commercial solutions in all our bids.
  • Develop good strategies for improving cash flows.
  • Adherence to company policies and processes.
  • Ability to communicate with client and key suppliers to promote the Company brand and manage expectations.
  • Resolution of disputes and contractual interpretation issues.
  • Support mobilisation of key contracts commercially with robust processes.
  • Work with key suppliers in pre and post contract environments.

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Degree qualification.
  • Extensive years post qualification experience in a senior role
  • Essential Criteria Skills & Experience.
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen.
  • Rail industry experience.
  • Strategic mindset.
  • Competent in Microsoft office suite of applications.
  • Ability to time-manage, set priorities and work to strict deadlines.
  • Methodical style of working.
  • Ability to develop and recruit staff.

Technical competencies:

  • Detailed understanding of the contract conditions used in the Rail industry
  • Awareness of industry issues.
  • Excellent health and safety awareness.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in a Contracting QS role.
  • Experience of Design and Build Contracts.
  • Experience of NEC3 range of contracts.
  • IOSH managing Safely.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with the company systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Deliver financial results on projects through effective commercial and subcontract management.
  • Commercially manage the bid and tender process.
  • Ensure provision of all cost/commercial information required under the contract(s) (Reporting, Cashflows and Forecasts, etc.)
  • Negotiation / resolution of variations and claims with clients and subcontractors.
  • Ensure that all contemporary records are kept by the project team members for use in supporting claims, extensions of time, and the evaluation of variations.
  • Co-ordinate the submission in a timely manner of change requests, with price and programme effects, for subsequent agreement.
  • Lead the commercial management of subcontract accounts.
  • Leadership and management of subordinates and wider commercial team members
  • Promote a team-working environment.
  • Promote the company safety culture.

The Individual:

  • Experience of delivering commercial solutions on contracts of high value and of a complex nature.
  • A Legal understanding of relevant contracts.
  • Track record of winning and delivering work.
  • Good negotiator who achieves their objectives.
  • Engages with the Company values.
  • Ability to influence others at multiple levels internally and externally.
  • Strong desire to further Client relationships whilst ensuring that contractual entitlements are not compromised.
  • Team player.
  • Assertive with an ability to retain a good working relationship with bidding teams and customer.
  • Determination to develop and coach junior members of the commercial team.
  • Ability to summarize complex issues and financial positions for presentation to senior management.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to succeed.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.

Training:

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career, and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

YourReward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.com)

More about us:

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a top global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed.

Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once, they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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