Commercial Manager - Hard Maintenance

Posted 05 July 2024
Salary £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: + travel & package
Job type Permanent
Sectors Corporate ServicesFacilities Management
Contact NameAnca Cojocaru

Job description

Our client is an independent and global management-led Facility Management company operating in 40+ countries, with over 800 employees and thousands of suppliers. They manage facility services,FM helpdesk and FM consultancy including consultancy for HSE and sustainability within the built environment and for clients property portfolios.

The Commercial Manager shall provide day to day commercial support as a dedicated member of the central commercial management team. The role holder will be responsible for providing ad-hoc support on activities such as bids, contract negotiations and to contract account management teams. The role holder will also manage legal, financial and commercial risks and opportunities, manage and deliver specific commercial policies and procedures and provide general commercial support as required across a wide range of projects and contract accounts on a global scale.

Key job responsibilities may include support across the following key areas:

Commercial Contract Management
• Support account teams with the administration and delivery of the contract commercial provisions.
• Assist the account management teams to manage and deliver payment mechanisms, KPIs, monitor scope creep and delivery of required specifications to drive efficiencies and effective delivery on existing contracts.
• Provide administrative support on contract variations and change orders ensuring they are delivered effectively.
• Support account management teams to maintain risk & opportunity registers and documenting associated action plans.
• Updates the central contract register with commercial details for new and renewed contracts.
• Support the preparation of documentation and commercial reviews during bids and negotiations.
• Identify and escalates contract and commercial issues raised by account management teams to commercial leads.
• Administer commercial systems, processes and procedures including systems such as adobe sign system for coordinating approvals and signatures.

Commercial Pricing
• Coordinating and managing Supplier quotations, supporting on the analysis of the pricing returns and verification of the service scope to the Commercial Lead on a tender.
• Support the requirement for maintaining detailed benchmarking data.
• Support the team in preparing for tenders including the use of digital tools to populate internal and external pricing templates.
• Understand different commercial models and develop a basic knowledge of tender process and different forms of contracts.

Relevant Qualification:
• A degree or equivalent qualification in Business or other relevant subjects
• Knowledge and understanding of the FM sector.
• Experience in administering contracts
• Ability to advise on standard contract requirements
• Good communication skills
• Ability to recognise potential risks and opportunities
• Analytical skills
• Experience of administering processes