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Commercial Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH126738
  • Location: England, Kent
  • Sector: Off-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Up to £60000 per annum + bonus + package
  • Date posted: 18/07/2018
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client is a world leading consortium within the Offshore Wind industry looking for a Commercial Manager to provide commercial contract management and support to the senior management team in the overall procurement process paying a competitive salary of £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits package.

Commercial Manager duties and responsibilities:
* Responsibility for developing commercial management processes and control measures designed to minimise risk and maximise operational performance of contracts, including performance management systems
* Resolving commercial issues and disputes, and claims
* Ownership of overall contract register, managing the contract renewal / review process, produce monthly update and managing the work flow
* Management and rationalisation of the over 140 contracts which are currently in place
* Preparing contract schedules of deliverables, obligations calendars, commercial briefing and training sessions to improve commercial expertise and raise awareness in operations
* Commercially reviewing bids, with particular focus on payment mechanisms, event of default clause, termination thresholds and any schedules with significant Operational risk/impact
* Lead the procurement activities.
* Develop sourcing strategies aligned with company and procurement objectives and conduct procurement programmes to identify suitable suppliers for the business.
* To provide tactical support for ad hoc purchasing requests and contract related queries
* Negotiate preferential contract terms with suppliers and mitigate risk for the business and work alongside the in-house legal team to draft contractual language

Commercial Manager desired experience:
* Minimum degree qualifications in Engineering / Business Administration / Finance. Or hold relevant professional qualification i.e. Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, ideally RICS qualified
* Professional qualification and chartered status (CIPS/RICS)
* Minimum of 8 years' experience in energy, engineering or construction industry, and/or contract administration or contract compliance in construction related projects
* Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple clients, forms of contract and methods of measurement
* Possess strong commercial negotiation skills and experience of managing and leading a team to achieve multiple objectives
* Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills
* Impeccable drafting and written communication skills

If this sounds like something you are particularly interested in, please apply with an updated version of your CV to or feel free to give me a call on +44 207 268 9294.

For more information about this role please contact our London office