Commercial Manager (Civils)

Rochester, Kent
Circa £70-80,000 + vehicle allowance
40 hours per week
About the vacancy

We have a really exciting opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager to drive the direction of and manage the Civils Commercial function at COOMBES. You will draw on your skills, experience and knowledge to establish an effective and forward-thinking service, to support our growing business.

Your experience in contract preparation, management and negotiation will be essential as you will play an integral role in client contracts at pre- and post-contract design, in order to effectively establish and support our Rail Civils projects. This will also incorporate preparing commercial responses to PQQ’s, tenders, etc.

As Commercial Manager you will be responsible for the robust financial and resource management of multiple minor works contracts in our Civils department, ensuring that we comply with commercial and financial governance.

You will be a proactive communicator and keep key stakeholders informed through effective reporting and production of contract Commercial Management Plans, as well as leading client meetings. Your proven ability to build excellent working relationships is therefore essential.

COOMBES provides an environment where you will be supported to draw on your experience to design and grow your function. In the establishment phase, this role will also naturally see you involved with some operational activities.

As well as sharing the ethos and values of our Company, candidates will ideally have some of the following:

• Degree in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying (or similar) or equivalent experience.

• Significant experience at Commercial Manager level

• Substantial experience within Rail/Construction sector and excellent industry knowledge.

• Experience and knowledge of relevant legislation.

• Membership of RICS, CICES or CIOB (desirable).

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