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Lead Commercial Manager - Rail

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Lead Commercial Manager - Rail

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  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £70k - 85k per year

  • Contact:

    Emily Atkins

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 068

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Are you a Senior Commercial Manager who has worked on Network Rail projects with experience or desire to lead?
Are you an ambitious individual looking to grow your own division in an already established team with excellent returns?
My client is looking for a Lead Cost Consultant who is eager to manage a commercial team to develop the business's presence in South England. They have recently been announced as a supplier on a NR framework for CP6, and are keen to develop their Commercial team, starting with this role.
The successful candidate will be the service lead for their awarded framework, and as such I am looking for someone ready to take the next step in their career, who is ambitious, and ready to hit the ground running. My client is eager to take on someone who wants to excel and surpass expectations, with an engaging, charismatic personality.
This role will predominantly be based in London across Network Rail offices, but will be based from home until restrictions allow.
Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 based on experience, with up to 20% annual bonus potential.
Key Competencies and Underpinning Knowledge:
·5-8 years experience in the Rail sector.
·Good working knowledge of financial systems.
·Understand the inter-relationship between time cost and commercial aspects of the project life cycle.
·Working knowledge of Primavera.
·Experience and knowledge of cost systems, such as SAP, Oracle CostOS and PRISM.
·Familiarity of the public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts. Commercial and quantity surveying skills, with full working knowledge of the construction industry, in particular NEC Form of Contracts and their commercial basis.
·Ability to develop and understand performance measurement of projects using Earned Value Management and similar techniques.
·Lead a commercial team and be the lead on the Network Rail framework, and be the face of the business's Southern presence.
·Maintain responsibility for the accuracy of cost data, including transposition into Cost systems and business reporting.
·Assure all Cost data that feeds into Cost reporting within the area, as well as all Cost data that feeds into Programme reporting.
·Provide expert professional advice covering Clients infrastructure Costs to our client and wider business stakeholders.
·Ensure continuous development and improvement of Clients policies, procedures and resources for all Cost services.
Additional Information:
My client is eager to take someone on and could have the successful candidate start immediately. Do not miss out - apply immediately.

How to apply:
Email your CV to me at or call me on 023 9387 6068.
If you are interested in this opportunity but worry you may be under qualified, please send in your CV anyway as there are more junior roles available also.