Commercial Manager

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Published By

BPIC Network

Type of Job

Full Time

Published Date

28 October 2021, 16:00:00

About the job

Providing crucial engineering and design review services to high value Project; the combined value of which is in excess of 3 Billion Euros. To deliver this key scope of work side by side with the contract project managers and together, manage closely the interfaces with the Project engineering as well as other areas of the project ensuring that governance and stakeholder management is diligently always complied with.

You will be responsible for contract management of a large section of the scope covered by two high value contracts. Both contracts are administered under NEC3 PSC terms and in accordance with regulatory and governance requirements. The teams are  based across offices in Bristol and Bridgwater but with a continued embracing of hybrid working principles.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to manage and develop a commercial team including establishing clear roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities.

  • Managing the assistants, apprentices and commercial support officers under their control or within the wider team.

  • Ensuring all principal accountabilities for the contract commercial team are implemented in accordance with the Project commercial procedures.

  • Adopting the role of intelligent customer, ensuring that stakeholder expectations are met regarding commercial probity, value and that the supply chain is treated fairly and equitably.

  • Leading in the engagement with the supply chain based on collaborative working principles and applying the skills of supporting, coaching, enabling and facilitating team members through change; thereby building and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Managing a key scope of work in the commercial management of contracts during the execution phase in particular the management of change via compensation events.

  • Overseeing contract commercial relationships. Work with collaborative behaviours in a spirit of mutual trust and cooperation. Seeking to achieve equitable outcomes for all parties to facilitate early commercial close out of contentious topics.

  • Managing contracts and being a direct interface with the supply chain to ensure an embedded nuclear safety culture exists.


About you:

  • You are educated to a degree level. You are a member of the RICS/CICES/IOB or equivalent professional body. You have a track record of administering successful contracts possesses the skills to act as a deputy. You have highly developed commercial skills and a demonstrable ability to make sound decisions on matters of significant financial value.

  • You have a good understanding of procurement, contract performance measurement, risk, change, and claim management. You have a track record working with NEC and FIDIC contracts in the power construction industry and major projects.

  • You have knowledge of UK Law and its impact upon the contract and commercial function is essential. You are familiar with nuclear site licence conditions, the nuclear baseline philosophy, and the UK regulatory framework. 

  • You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated teams. You will have a construction or consultancy background in the nuclear sector and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities the Client has to offer.


Competitive salary

About us

BPIC working on behalf of our client. Our mission is to increase the participation of black and ethnic individuals in the industry whilst also empowering and educating individuals along the way. We champion the importance of diversity within the industry by directly providing solutions for organisations to create inclusive work environments and attract a diverse workforce. The network is dedicated to delivering solutions for participants that work in all areas of the industry from major infrastructure projects, fit-outs, SMEs to specialist professions that support our industry such as tech, law & finance.