Commercial Manager (VN1793)


Commercial Manager (VN1793)

Business Area: Commercial, Quantity Surveying & Project Management

Vacancy Base: SANDY

 County: Bedfordshire

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.

This is a great opportunity for proven Commercial Manager to take over the management of our Areas 6 & 8 contract. 

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will play a key role in partnering with Highways England to ensure the quality delivery of our commercial & procurement responsibilities on the Areas 6 & 8 contract. Using your commercial expertise, you will be responsible for managing the dedicated commercial team acting as a source of authoritative advice on contract administration, cost capture and analysis to improve performance across a number of high value infrastructure schemes. The successful candidate will have a strong commercial background with proven knowledge of highways improvement projects and have the ability to make a tangible difference to how our client relationship develops.

The Commercial Manager will be responsible for;

Providing monthly commercial reports 
Liaising with the client on commercial and contractual matters
Managing performance and development of the commercial team 
Using cost capture, analysis and interpretation to drive continuous improvement 
Ensuring robust processes, tools and governance arrangements are in place to enable consistent and compliant commercial performance 
Holding suppliers to account to deliver their scope of service, including forecasting and cost management 
Supporting the team in final accounting with the client and supply chain partners 
Challenging the operational teams on their monthly results 
Supporting the Divisional Manager on the development and maintenance of the contract Risk and Opportunity Register 

The successful candidate will have;

Proven experience of managing high volume highway or civil projects 
Proven experience of managing overall commercial performance and the commercial team
Consistency in commercial processes, reporting and subcontract management
Relevant qualifications (ie) Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management 
Experience of tendering and procurement using NEC forms of contract
Proficient in MS Office including MS Project and the use of similar systems to SAP
Hold a full UK Driver’s Licence 


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.

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