Commercial Manager

Laing O'Rourke

Are you a Commercial Manager who can reduce cost and risk but maintain great value? Would you like a company to support your development? Build and develop strong client relationships? If the answer is yes to any of the above, then our Sizewell C project could be perfect for you.

Laing O’Rourke holds a very exciting opportunity to join this prestigious project. Entering a key delivery stage, this recruitment drive is offering a stable permanent position.

Do you want long term development with dedicated career plans? Is a strong pipeline of other interesting projects of interest to you?

What will the role look like?

  • Commercial responsibility for a section or work package on a project.
  • Form an integral part of the multidisciplinary sub-teams responsible for project delivery and client service.
  • Support the interim applications for payment and agreements.
  • Management, administration and settlement of subcontractors’ accounts, including accountability for those delegated to your team.
  • Preparation and management of any claims.
  • The flexible management of staff to provide an effective commercial service for the business.
  • Providing junior members of staff inside and outside of function with support and guidance on their job responsibilities.
  • Negotiating with client’s representatives, sub-contractors and other consultants to achieve project results whilst maintaining group relationships.
  • Input into contractual implications of intended courses of action.
  • Advise and manage commercial risks within the project or projects.
  • Input and support the preparation of monthly contract review reports, communicate key risk, opportunity and change with transparency, in a timely manner.
  • Support preparation and issue of weekly Business Plan Review (BPR) information.
  • Identify change and implement the change control process and agreement in a timely manner
  • Ensure that contract documents are properly executed prior to project commencement.
  • Adopt appropriate measures for management of risk.
  • Keep your manager fully advised of any issue/risk which has arisen or might arise and which could affect the business/project.

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Risk management
  • Project financial control, reporting and data management
  • Contract procedures
  • Negotiation and dispute resolution
  • Related Capabilities
    • Project Management
    • HSE
    • Client & Stakeholder Management

If you want to put your JCT or NEC knowledge to the test, then do it on a project people will remember. We need you and in return offer access to industry-leading training, professional mentoring and support, an excellent salary and benefits package.

Apply today and we can provide further details and support your journey into Laing O’Rourke.

Don’t match all the criteria? We are open and always happy to hear from people with transferable skill sets and a commitment to learning.

About us:
We are an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality – this is what our clients want. And at Laing O’Rourke, we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it. Laing O’Rourke’s story is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork. We harness the power of our experience, stretching back over a century and a half to deliver certainty for our clients.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the ‘Offer an interview scheme’. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

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