Commercial Support

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our award winning team as Commercial Support.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Supports in the management of daily company commercial operations
  • Assessment and valuation of subcontractor’s applications and the processing of payment certificates in accordance with the contractual terms and conditions.
  • Assessment and valuation of subcontractor’s quotations and suggest areas of risk and opportunity to the commercial manager.
  • Communicate with company departments such as, but not limited to, projects management, construction, commercial and administration in order to develop and produce quotations ready for client submission.
  • Attend project / contract meetings such as design team meetings, risk reduction meetings and any other contract administration meetings appropriate.
  • Works with project managers and the construction team to produce, develop and carry out the contract administration of projects.
  • Undertakes the subcontract administration of a project, and/or supports the Commercial Manager for the task subject to the project requirements
  • Supports in the resolution of issues with contracts and commercial operations
  • Communicates with parties in a contract so that all understand the terms, particularly a contract’s financial aspects
  • Supports the commercial and project manager in the assessment of commercial risk and suggest resolutions to mitigate.
  • As part of reactive commercial team, would accept extra duties as situations arise
  • Supports the commercial manager in the negotiation of contracts and work schedules where appropriate.
  • Supports the commercial manager to ensure contract deliverables are met
  • Review of Contractor and subcontractor deliveries including where appropriate attending valuation and progress review meetings
  • Monitor and report on commercial aspects of the contract and/or project flagging issues at the earliest opportunity to the Commercial Manager.
  • Provision of advice and information on contract change including proposed scope changes, recommending appropriate action and producing required documentation.
  • Preparation and review of commercial cost reports and progress measurements (forecast to completion) where necessary and in support of the commercial manager.
  • Support the commercial manager when undertaking final account reviews, settlements and reconciliations to facilitate project close out

Requirements:

  • Experience of commercial administration or commercial support role in the built or construction environment.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills and ability to command professional respect at all levels.
  • Strong educational background
  • Some level of contractual knowledge including cost reporting, risk management and basic estimating (should have knowledge of JCT and NEC contracts. Knowledge of FIDIC would also be desirable)
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good understanding of construction process
  • High attention to detail
  • High numeracy skills
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of relevant software
  • Awareness of past and current building and construction technology, processes, materials, business and legal matters
  • Ability to pass Drug & Alcohol Testing and Vetting.

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