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Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Industry:
IT
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25121934001
Job Published: January 03, 2019 09:46

Job Description

Commercial Manager
Ref: 25121934001

An opportunity exists for an experienced Commercial Manager to join our Highways team supporting Scottish Trunk Road works at Amey

Role Overview
We are looking for an experienced Commercial Manager to join our team providing design and delivery of major road works services to the Scottish Trunk Roads. Covering more than 550 miles of road this large contract covers both the Edinburgh city bypass and a stretch of the M8; as well as key design and delivery of planned works Amey also provide inspections to maintain safety, winter maintenance works, and repair of motorway lighting and traffic signals as required across the region.

Working in a small team of 4, as a Commercial Manager supporting these works typical responsibilities will include cost/value reporting, assisting with expected Turnover/Profit forecasts, dealing with customer financial queries, assisting with monthly payment applications, and assisting with the procurement /enrolment of new sub-contract appointments.

You also will be responsible for assisting with the management of subcontractor liabilities and payments for these works, currently valued at £15million per year. Additionally there may also be an involvement with the tendering for the next phase of this project.

What are we looking for?
This role would therefore suit an experienced and methodical Commercial Manager with solid background in either quantity surveying or estimating. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail and be confident in managing subcontractor payments. You should also have the ability to form meaningful professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and parties. Previous experience working in the Highways industry would be extremely beneficial, however a background in civil engineering, building or construction will also be considered.

About Amey
Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year.

Amey is an equal opportunities employer.