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Commercial Manager

  • Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Job reference: 384886JCY

Job description

Commercial Manager - Civil and Nuclear Projects - Based in North Yorkshire.


A Commercial Manager will be a key role in a delivery contract, managing the contract administration from the early design plans, through to contract completion. You would make sure that the project meet legal and quality standards and ensuring that clients get value for money.-

As Commercial Manager you will have a sound knowledge / understanding of construction methods and materials and keen attention to detail, with strong evidence of assessments of contracts within the NEC3 suite of contracts, principally options C & E (ECC). You may be working on multiple contracts simultaneously between £1m and £65m. It will also be visible that you have the application to manage and support the commercial team to a high standard.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Pre Contract

  • If required, assist the Work Winning Team with assessment of tenders.
  • If required, negotiate; contract percentages, amendments to terms and conditions, alterations to Contract Data and Schedule of Cost Components.
  • If required, early conditional Subcontract procurement.

Post Contract

  • Oversee the teams preparation of applications for payment and final forecasts of cost and value.
  • Assist Project Controls team in vetting contract programme logic and advise on structure of float/TRA/planned completion date.
  • Prepare month cost value reports and report to Senior Leadership Team
  • Manage change management; recording change, price, coordinate programme implications with Project Controls team, negotiate, advise for escalations and complete / assist in dispute resolution.
  • Manage and supervise procurement; Subcontracts, service contracts, manufacture contracts.
  • Assist in the management of the Project
  • Manage Subcontract accounts through to final account.
  • Manage QS's, commercial assistants and project procurement teams.
  • Act as Delegated Authority for the Head of Commercial.
  • Support the Head of Commercial in leadership tasks.
  • The role is a project based role. Travel is expected.
  • Any other duties as reasonably required.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • 10+ years' post contract experience with demonstration of achieving completion of work identified in the duties and responsibilities.
  • Good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used within the Building, Engineering and Civil Engineering industries.
  • Experience with CEMAR preferred (not essential).
  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to manage others.
  • Good IT skills - particularly Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High degree of personal motivation
  • Flexibility with regard to working across all areas/locations of the business, and hours to meet the requirements of this challenging position.


  • Associate or Member of RICS (Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors) or similar preferred
  • HNC, Degree qualified or similar.
  • 10+ years post contract experience.
  • UK driving licence.



Car allowance,


Flexi time working (37 hours per week) - Core hours are 9:30 - 15:30.

25 days holiday with an option to buy another 5 days

If you think that this role is for you, would like more information or be considered for the role then please submit your CV today.

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