Commercial Manager (VN1474)


Commercial Manager (VN1474)

Business Area: Commercial & Project Management

Vacancy Base: Newport, Isle of Wight. PO30 5XJ

County: Isle of Wight

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 40

Ringway is a market leader in the Highways Term Maintenance Industry, responsible for looking after over 50,000 kms of the UK’s highways network. We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports our clients, underpinned by the recruitment, development and retention of a locally based workforce. We want you to grow your career in a way that suits you, whether that is making the best of your skills in a role you enjoy, or developing new skills as you progress with our company.
The Commercial Manager will lead the team who manage the commercial process of the PFI contract. This includes producing priced schedules for instructed works (from a pre-agreed schedules of rates), the management of supply chain partners to deliver works when not delivered by internal resources, materials procurement, the management of monthly applications and the provision of monthly commercial reports. This team also provides commercial and contractual guidance to the various delivery departments of the business and supports the development of annual delivery budgets for each team.

The successful candidate will:

Supervise commercial processes to ensure compliance with defined timescales and provide accurate and reliable information to clients and business departments
Supervise and develop the commercial team to achieve a highly motivated team with the appropriate range of qualifications and experience to cover all business commercial requirements.
Work closely with Finance Team to establish reliable forecasts and performance reports.
Provide guidance to all business departments on contract interpretation and compliance.
Lead dialogue with client or supply chain to negotiate requirements or resolve issues.
Manage the commercial implications of performance standards and support delivery teams in business improvement to remove repeat occurrences.
Manage the timely delivery of client job quotations compiling from pre agreed schedule of rates
Identify and deliver third party income revenues from related highway and civil engineering activities 
Contribute to business strategy and planning as part of the senior management team.
Contribute to continual improvement of health and safety standards.

 The successful candidate will have:

Good practical working knowledge of highway or civil engineering activities
Experienced in the management of commercial processes
Strong knowledge of highway forms of contract
Proven ability to lead a team and provide guidance and development
Good working knowledge of current health and safety standards 
Good understanding of sustainability and carbon reduction initiatives
Competence in developing procedures and setting up systems which reflect and promote the best practices of customer care, quality, value for money, continuous improvement, and equality of opportunity in service delivery
Knowledge of statutory obligations affecting the service
Effective communication
Good negotiation / resolution skills
Good Time Management

Awarded Investors in People Silver, a member of the 5% Club and recognised as an Investor in Diversity. Providing opportunity and growth for all our employees is the bedrock of our business, ensuring a safe, happy and productive workforce.
Read more about working for Ringway on our careers website
We have a dedicated recruitment team and politely request that agencies refrain from contacting anyone across our businesses with regards to speculative CV’s or offering to assist with our vacancies, thank you.

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