Commercial Manager

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  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Recruiting for a Commercial Manager to work for a leading client in the Transportation Industry working on the London City Airport Project. Role is working on a permanent basis for the client.


Enhancement and implementation of contract management on the project consistent with the Client procedures and policies and the NEC contract.

Analysis of contractual, administrative and contractor performance risk to highlight areas of risk such as ambiguities, conflicts or deviations from the scope of work, develop and implement or recommend for implementation mitigations or resolutions including appropriate tradeoffs.

Development and management of appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with NEC contract terms and conditions and manage elimination of non-compliance.

Work with the other Project Team members to ensure that the client or customer related actions or inactions which could result in compensation events are identified and resolve or make recommendations on their resolution.

Identification and development of strategies and actions to identify and manage contract compensation events and disputes as they develop for timely resolution to NEC and Project procedures, obtaining legal advice as appropriate.

Maintain and enhancing working relationships with the other members of the client team and the client organization in compliance with the 'One Team' philosophy mandated for the Project.

In conjunction with Project Controls maintaining records on the contract financial and programme data and providing reviews and analysis of contracts performance to Client, project and corporate management as required.

Managing the contract team's adherence to contract insurance provisions and ensuring implementation of any requirements in this regard with Client and Bech Risk Management personnel.

Intimate knowledge of schedule analyses. Familiar with concepts such as concurrent and parallel delays, excusable/non-excusable, compensable/non-compensable; case law and reference text knowledge will be an advantage.


Degree in Business, Quantity Surveying, Law, Engineering, Construction Management or Cost Engineering desirable.

Experience in pricing contractual change, contract law, contract drafting, administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling

Thorough knowledge of contract administration, home office and field procedures and documents relating to a multi-discipline construction project

Extensive and solid experience in the of managing of NEC change management, contractor claims management workload distribution and execution of the work as well as personnel interviews, selection, salary planning, classification changes, performance evaluation, career counseling, transfers and terminations

Extensive knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices, applicable government and commercial regulations and practices, and policies, procedures and work practices