Commercial Manager - FM
Your new company
A leading national contractor are looking for an FM biased Commercial Manager to join the team, to deliver an ongoing NHS contract in Liverpool. You will provide commercial insight on business performance to influence the decision making process, drive profitable growth and support the delivery of the organisations long term strategic goals.
Your new role
You will provide the drive, analysis, processes and information to deliver the budgeted financial performance of the Contract; developing, maintaining and controlling commercial processes, commensurate with Internal management systems in conjunction with the Commercial Director and Central Commercial Team.
You will oversee the Contract (NHS) to ensure contractual reporting obligations and contractual compliance.You will strive to develop and secure opportunities and mitigate risks. Enforcement of the commercial framework in order to measure and guide contract performance, ensuring business processes and practice are conducted i correctly, and in a way which protects and enhances the performance, professionalism.
You will identify and price variations (capital works and services) and enforce the requisite contractual processes to achieve proper payment, optimising income, income recovery and profitability to achieve or exceed budgeted financial performance. You will regularly monitor income and instigate action to ensure prompt payment, and will actively identify all significant risks and opportunities, prioritising activities to secure opportunities and mitigate risks, keep business fully informed and aware Commercial management of subcontracts and suppliers is also a key element of your role. You will establish and maintain good responsive communication with the customer and any other end clients. Ensure the timely and accurate production of Contractual Performance and Commercial Services reporting Create, maintain and enforce policies, procedures and governance to manage commercial risk. Lead contract negotiations in conjunction with Account Director and Commercial Director.
Negotiation and resolution of commercial claims, supporting and performing any ad-hoc duties at the discretion of the Account Director or, Head of Commercial, or Commercial Director Liaison with all contractual parties to administer any associated side agreements e.g. interface agreement, fm agreement, project agreement, direct agreement, collateral warranties. You will ensure compliance with Authority Guidance and that the Commercial Portal is accurately updated with all requisite information. You will continually liaise with operational teams to ensure a through exchange of relevant information so that all chargeable works are unidentified. Carrying out training and regular reviews to ensure operational teams are aware of the key contract processes and obligations.
What you'll need to succeed
You are Commercially aware and view issues in terms of costs, profits, markets and added value. You are creative and innovative when approaching work-related issues. You demonstrate experience of commercial management of Contracts (ideally in the order of £10m+ per annum of turnover) preferably within the FM market. Experience in financial forecasting, budgeting and analysis is required. Proven experience in managing high value claims and disputes to a successful outcome. A good understanding and experience of PFI contracts preferably in a health environment are key for this role. Experience of facilities management contracts with a particular focus on hard services. Able to identify and quickly mitigate risk.
What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available. A competitive basic salary up to £70k plus package. Full details are available on request.
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