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Commercial Contracts Manager

Job Title: Commercial Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Midlands, England
Salary: £300 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH8120_1501855491
Contact Name: Katy Rigby
Contact Email: katy@emp-sol.com
Job Published: August 04, 2017 15:04

Job Description

Commercial Contracts Manager - Competitive day rate/salary dependent on your preference

Small business mentality with a large global corporate presence are looking for a commercial contracts manager to be based in their Birmingham offices.

Our client has secured a number of key contracts within the energy industry both in the UK and internationally. Due to increased work load, they are looking to recruit an experienced commercial contracts manager with knowledge of plant upgrades.

Key responsibilities include

  • The Commercial Contracts Manager will support the work of the project manager and engineers across all projects.
  • Review and manage all details of the contracts
  • Review interface schedules and ordering process
  • Management of claims - rarely warning notices under nec3
  • Training of organisation and setting procedures to follow for management of notice and claims
  • Review weekly monthly and quarterly contract reporting processes.
  • Ensure robust processes are implemented for critical path and management established
  • Establish a contracting strategy for construction
  • Bringing best practise to a new and growing UK organisation
  • Interface within wider business to understand the processes in all parts of the organisation primarily in France and Sweden to ensure strong key stakeholder engagement
  • Continuous improvement of Commercial Project Management
  • Ensure effective chain management

Key Knowledge and know how specific to the role

  • Contract form and contract management principles
  • Contract Management tools and procedures
  • Basic technical understanding for plant engineering
  • General RMPC knowledge:
  • Scheduling, progress and critical path
  • Cost control and reporting
  • Estimation tools and methods
  • Risk analysis and methodology
  • EPC project experience
  • NEC3

Management and leadership competencies

  • Safety

Safety awareness

  • Strategic and performance management

Decisive and solution orientated

Lead and control complex actions

Develop and consider alternatives

  • Personal Characteristics

Manage complexity, contradiction and work well under pressure


Self starter

Pro active

  • Interpersonal Skills

Team orientated

Effective communicator

Strong negotiator