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Commercial Manager

  • Location: Sweden
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Steven Garland
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +353 (87) 662 4838
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038504

NRL are looking to speak with a Commercial Manager for a permanent position with one of Ireland’s leading mechanical & Electrical engineering contractors.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Business Unit revenue and cashflow with forecasted vs. actual monthly reporting and comply with Business commercial governance. Issue the as defined Commercial reports per pre-agreed timelines and dates.

  • Agree the optimum commercial structure to support the Business Unit & the Business overall (Group BD and Estimating support on an ad-hoc basis) with the Group Comm. Dir. / BU Commercial Lead.

  • Implement the optimum structure and train the Commercial Team.

  • Recorded weekly meeting with the Operations Manager on key deliverables for the Business Unit.

  • Co-ordinate, manage and support QS R&R deliverables

  • Ensure all handover meetings take place and actions are minuted and closed prior to profit plan signoff.

  • Evaluate the Tender Bids

  • Evaluate Contract position of “likely win” bids with the Group Contracts Lead and lead negotiations with Client representatives

  • Interpret contract rights & obligations and evaluate technical/financial risks for management reporting.

  • Review all QS profit plans for monthly signoff and audit and challenge the detail on an interim reporting basis where risk lends itself to further ongoing review. 

  • Lead, manage and close matters where QS support is needed for R&R deliverables working with Operations Manager / PM / other support functions without the need for further escalation to senior management.

  • Identify potential commercial risks, manage & implement agreed mitigation strategies/innovative control measures with the Group Comm. Dir. / BU Commercial Lead and ensure prompt reporting of same to Senior Management with recommendations.

  • Attend meetings as required. Ensure all escalated commercial matters are clearly communicated, actioned and closed where practicable.

  • Strengthen the commercial awareness of the support functions. Work closely with the support functions to develop greater technical knowledge and understanding; primarily finance, operations, planning & engineering.

  • Audit live projects to ensure planned commercial processes are implemented and information is accurate. Challenge and improve commercial position and structures as required.

  • Maintain accurate records and provide necessary detailed backup to support commercial decisions.

  • Manage and approve vendor / sub-contractor / on hire agency / C2 Personnel / Consultancy sub contract terms & conditions and payments.

  • Follow direction of Senior Management in undertaking work duties and work as an integral part of the Business Unit and Group Commercial teams.

  • Support & challenge the Engineering, Operational, Contractual and Commercial teams on information received.

  • Optimise time management within BU department - speed and accuracy of information is a priority. Communicate with Operations Manager and PM’s where support is required.

  • Manage the prompt closure of final account negotiations ensuring retention release on time.

  • Propose and support the implementation of lean process improvements

  • Implement and Audit Group Commercial Strategy in line with Functional Strategy Map

  • Communicate effectively to your commercial team. Set an example of enthusiasm, loyalty and hard work in the performance of all duties.

  • Complete yearly performance review and put structure in place to train and develop the BU Commercial Team.

  • Manage and support the training and development programme for members of the BU Commercial team.

  • Have a practical understanding of scheduling and the associated commercial implications. Ensure close collaboration with QS, Planning and Engineering regarding accuracy of progress reporting.

  • Build new Client relationships and maintain existing relationships during and post project completion

  • Comply with the Business training requirements as outlined on the company HRM.

Role Requirements:

  • Quantity surveying experience essential on Electrical and or Mechanical Projects.

  • 3rd Level Qualification in Quantity Surveyor / Construction Economics

  • Proficient in excel.

  • Detailed knowledge of commercial management and QS Role within construction

  • Knowledge of contract conditions and their applications and ability to administer same.

  • Overall understanding of the business, client and Sub Contractor relations, and installations

  • Excellent Record Keeping and Administration Skills

  • Process driven and focused on EHS and Quality Work Management Systems and Processes

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills dealing with design team/client/meetings etc.

  • Good attention to detail, with an analytical approach and ability to work using your own initiative.

  • Capable of managing and developing a team and key teams player while also achieving the best possible outcomes

What’s in it for you:

  • Excellent package on offer with room for negotiations

  • Permanent position with a considerable portfolio of works