Commercial Manager

Mott MacDonald
  • UAE
  • Confidential
  • 12-17 years
  • 12 Jun 2015

  • Senior Management-Finance

  • Engineering
Job Description

Commercial assurance services on behalf of the client* Auditing of monthly applications from the client* Producing monthly earned value reports* Assisting in the negotiation/review of the target price during the development phase* Reviewing/agreeing compensation events on behalf of the Project Manager/Supervisor* Reviewing/updating the employers risk register* Reviewing programme updates (where applicable, or arranging for reviews by specialists)* Contributing to performance reporting of task delivery* Preparing monthly applications of project delivery* Financial reporting and monitoring of overall project financial performance * Overseeing the working capital position on the project, and supporting project management teams when direct senior contact with clients is required to resolve working capital issues * Monitoring and advising on compliance with internal governance and contractual commercial obligations * Ensuring IMS compliant records are kept of all project variations which have fee and/or programme implications * Working with the Project Manager to advise and recommend more cost-effective methods of delivery where appropriate * Where appropriate assisting in the development of project financial recovery strategie;
Attendance at monthly credit control meetings and dealing with actions arising * Overall commercial management of the division's projects against agreed targets for profit and ROCE for each project

Candidate Specification

The successful candidate with have a background in construction or engineering and commercial management experience and will have been involved in heavy civils projects such as Port projects;
Technical background with strong commercial acumen; Proven successful commercial manager of a portfolio of projects; Understanding and experience in using management accounting tools; Experience of putting together complex financial proposals; 15+ years of relevant consulting industry experience; BSc Engineering or Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualifications; Experience in design and build projects preferable; Strong verbal and written communication skills, good report writing, analytical and computer skills; The ability to build and maintain sound working relationships with the client's project team is essential, together with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure and demonstrate a proactive and flexible approach.

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