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Commercial Manager

South East
City Town:
Home Counties
15 Mar 2024
Vacancy Type:
About The Role

Commercial Manager

 Home Counties

28 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
 Company Car / Allowance
Hybrid / Flexible Working 
Generous Pension Scheme / Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Ride to Work / Employee Discount Platform

Milestone Infrastructure is the UKs leading Highways Maintenance provider, looking after more than 48,000 km of roads, 300,000 lighting assets and 20,000 miles of footways. Under our Safer, Greener Highways vision, we ensure that all works are carried out as sustainably as possible and maximising the social value impact to the local communities we work in. We provide flexible working in an inclusive and diverse organisation

Due to a number of contract wins and future growth plans we are  looking expand our Commercial Team and to recruit an experienced Commercial Manager for tenders and Term Service contracts within the Home Counties

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Managing the contract commercial team including line management and personal development plans
  • Review proposed Identify unacceptable terms and conditions and negotiate contracts with clients and supply chain
  • Identification of unacceptable wording in bonds, warranties and other guarantees
  • Liaise with the customer, his representatives and other 3rd parties on commercial issues, including the agreement of additional monies.
  • Cost and value management for project
  • Change management for project Contract Administration – ensuring all required notices are issued in a timely manner.
  • Risk and opportunity management for project
  • Managing Supply Chain across typically 25 workstream packages
  • Procurement for project, coordinating with the Procurement Team
  • Identification, preparation and negotiation of claims and Assisting with dispute resolution
  • Advise insurers of claims and assist with negotiations
  • Liaison with Project Director, Client and its team, and Milestone Management

Essential Skills:

  • A comprehensive level of commercial experience preferably with a contracting organisation.
  • A recognised qualification in a construction related subject
  • Preferably qualified to ICES or RICS accreditation
  • Financially astute
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Prior experience of running £20m plus Term Service Contract – high volume, low value Task Orders
  • NEC 3 or 4 Term Service Contract - Options A, C and E
  • Understand the contractual requirements of project documents including the roles and responsibilities of all involved and the notices required to record change etc.
  • Strong communicator, collaborator capable of building effective working relationships
About The Company

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.