Commercial Manager - Water

Job Title: Commercial Manager - Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London
Salary: package
REF: BBBH23471_1492092185
Contact Name: Thomas Bullen
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Commercial Manager - Water

East London


Overview of Role:

Manage the delivery of projects providing pre-award, procurement and post award contract administration support, monitoring compliance with contract obligations and driving value and innovation from the supply chain.

Job Role

  • Manage and build collaborative relationships with suppliers, monitoring and reporting their performance and compliance.
  • Prepare recommendations for interim payments to suppliers in accordance with contract requirements and produce payment certificates for sign off by the appropriate Project Manager.
  • Provide post contract award commercial services for both 'goods' and 'services' up to and including Final Account.
  • Maintain financial impact assessments for instructed change.
  • Negotiate on financial impacts of Compensation Events with suppliers
  • Maintain the project data sets to achieve consistency, accuracy and alignment.
  • Assist cost and expenditure planning / benchmarking (including the completion of Data Capture Analysis (DCA) sheets) in accordance with client process.
  • Support cost management, trending estimating and forecasting to the project.
  • Analyse cost performance data and provide relevant input for monthly performance reports.
  • Support management of budget and spend profiles continually identifying ways to improve cost performance.
  • Manage the impact of inflation currencies and exchanges into forecasting and aligned with tracking indices.
  • Carry out cost impact analysis of proposed changes to scope/schedule.
  • Assist Project Managers in the preparation of cost reports and analysis on a Work Breakdown Structure /Activity basis, identifying areas of learning and any recommendations for efficiency improvement.
  • Work with the client teams to integrate commercial activities.
  • Identify areas of cost risk including mitigation measures and opportunity and keep the Risk Manager informed of contingency drawdown / returns.
  • Work with the Procurement Manager to develop robust and optimal Procurement Plan and strategies.
  • Work with the contract team to ensure correct and robust contractual terms are built into contracts.


  • Expertise in administering high value, multi-disciplinary construction project work packages/contracts utilising NEC3
  • MRICS and extensive experience and or CIPS with an in depth experience of maintaining contract compliance and driving value through the supply chain within complex construction projects