Principal Commercial Manager

Location Reading
Salary: $75000.0
Contact Name: Claire Male

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Job ref: 14914
Published: about 1 month ago
Principal Commercial Manager
circa £70k + Car Allowance + Medical + Bonus
Remote with National Travel and a Wiltshire base

A unique opportunity for an experienced Principal Commercial Manager to make this newly created role a success.  This is such an exciting opportunity, working for one of the largest FM service providers, managing the commercial aspects of Hard FM on a large portfolio of critical UK Government estates.

The role will see you driving commerciality of the Hard FM contract, ensuring all projects, planned and reactive maintenance are in line with contracts, completed in line with contractual milestones and that all final accounts are closed on target.

As this role relies heavily on face-to-face customer interaction you will be visiting the main site in Wiltshire at least once a week and will have 2-3 days on the road to other sites.

You will focus on change management, adhering to contract, identifying works outside of scope and agreeing additional works to circa £100k. You will have a Quantity Surveyor to support with pricing, and will maximise financial performance, profitability and increasing revenue.

Role & Responsibilities
  • Leading and taking ownership all commercial matters for this multi-million-pound contract, including all aspects of contracting (monitoring compliance, additional works and contract changes)
  • Working closely with the operational contract delivery team, working together to ensure financial and operational performance.
  • Commercial delivery of the Billable Works programmes, driving Supply Chain performance, Tender Management for Billable Works.
  • Leading effective change management, providing sound commercial guidance to all stakeholders and ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements.
  • Attending meetings where you will provide reports and updates on all commercial matters will be essential and frequent.

Candidate Profile
  • Experience as a Principal Commercial Manager or similar with the ability to offer a standalone commercial function based on experience and knowledge gained elsewhere.
  • Solid understanding of pricing and cost modelling, risk analysis and management, dispute resolution and commercial processes.
  • Demonstrable experience with client engagement, with the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships and a collaborative working environment
  • Ability to motivate through clear and effective direction, delegation, decision making and strive for excellence.
  • Experience from a Facilities Management, Construction, Property Maintenance or similar environment would be ideal but not essential.
  • Experience of working with Government or Local Authority clients would be an advantage in this position.
  • Due to the nature of the position candidate must be a British national with no criminal/activist background and no foreign work history.
  • A Corporate legal background or qualifications  would be an advantage, but not essential

Benefits Summary;
Salary of circa £70,000 plus benefits (car allowance, medical for self and partner, 6% matched pension and bonus)