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