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Commercial Lead (Rail & Infrastructure)

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Rail
  • Position: Commercial Manager
  • Salary: £82000 - £84500 per annum + Package & Bonus Scheme
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PL917935PL_1609684448
Job description

This is a great opportunity for a Commercial Manager looking to step up and take ownership of a challenging new role and develop their career in a Senior Leadership role. To be part of a business that has long-term secured growth, working on Major Infrastructure Projects.

Our client is the UK Divisional arm of a leading international contractor. They are currently working as a Contractor and JV Alliance Partner on several Rail and Infrastructure projects throughout the UK, with an exceptionally strong order book for the next 2 years.

They have also recently secured a pipeline of standalone infrastructure projects and Frameworks, and are looking for a dynamic Commercial Manager to head up and grow their commercial and procurement function.

Reporting into the Operations Director and as part of the Senior Leadership Team, this role will be crucial to implementing and developing the company's procurement and commercial policies, procedures and strategy going forward.

You will be responsible for managing and growing a commercial team of 10, and for overseeing the Supply Chain and Commercial function for the business. You will have NEC and NWR contract knowledge, with experience in contract negotiation and a meticulous eye for detail.

Key Experience will include:

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or relevant qualification and experience
  • Able to develop and implement commercial policy and procedures
  • Excellent NEC and NR contractual awareness
  • Mixed rail and infrastructure background (rail essential)
  • Have been responsible for project / framework budgets circa £50,000,000
  • A strong all-rounder with preconstruction, procurement, delivery and general contracting experience
  • Strong Stakeholder Management and influencing sills
  • Experience working with e-Procurement systems
  • Able to recruit, develop, mentor and train staff
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