MEP Commercial Manager

Closing date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 16:00
Kier Utilities
United Kingdom

MEP Project Surveyor

Salary and benefits - Competitive salary plus full package, including company car or car allowance, healthcare company matched pension and two share options, plus numerous retails rewards and 26 days annual leave

Location: Project specific opportunity at Wellingborough – within 1 hours commute of London and within close proximity of connection route on M1 & A14.

Business area: Buildings


Kier is looking for a MEP Commercial Manager to join a highly successful team in delivery of a large scale ( £250m+) project at Wellingborough. As part of a forward thinking unit, this project will be delivered in a collaborative environment, adopting DfMA solutions & strong digital agenda.

This project is a key part of the Major Projects business portfolio that spans a variety of sectors including commercial, science, healthcare and custodial.

Key Responsibilities:
* Assisting in developing commercial management processes and control measures designed to minimise risk and maximise operational performance of contracts
* Commercially reviewing bids, with particular focus on payment mechanisms, event of default clause, termination thresholds and any schedules with significant Operational risk/impact
* Assisting in finalising conditions of contract for new work
* Providing advice and support to aid correct mobilisation of new contracts
* Providing accurate and timely commercial information
* Providing support to Operation’s team for more complex negotiations and dispute/claim resolutions
* Assisting with value testing (benchmarking/market testing) of PFI Contract Services
* Preparing and or providing advice on the preparation of variations to contract
* Establishment of workload targets and deadlines (including the use of KPI’s) for the surveying team and maintaining delivery against these
* Monitor and maintain commercial team performance
* Assisting in the review and setting Targets on PFI contracts and the application of any pain/gain share mechanisms
* Liaising with in-house and external solicitors as needed
Key Skills and Requirements:
* Holds the relevant qualifications (i.e. Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, ideally RICS qualified)
* Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple clients, forms of contract and methods of measurement
* Be able to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention
* Possess strong commercial negotiation skills and experience of managing and leading a team to achieve multiple objectives
* Effective teamwork and leadership skills
* Excellent Influencing and Negotiation skills
* Business and Strategic awareness
* Proven record of achieving results
Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let’s shape your world together.

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