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Commercial Manager

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Category management
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Full Time
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Building a sustainable tomorrow

BAM Nuttall are currently involved in a major energy project in the South West (Hinkley Point C), and require a Commercial Manager to assist them on what is one of UK's largest construction projects.

Your work environment

  • BAM operates a flexible working policy
Your mission

As a Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Maintain effective communications with Business Unit managers, Regional Commercial Managers, project management and other associated disciplines and enhance the profile of commercial services
  • Be responsible for staff matters which may include: staff succession awareness, recruitment, development, attitude and behavioural issues, competency and retainment issues, staff allocation
  • Be responsible for all commercial aspects of staff performance and development reviews
  • Attend and provide input to HSQE meetings, weekly tender review meetings, area management team briefings and senior commercial forums
  • Ensure project start-up meetings and close-out meetings are attended by AQS or CM
  • Ensure that Area Commercial forums are convened and attended by commercial and operational staff at frequent intervals
  • Assist in drafting and promote usage of c business processes
  • Ensure audits are carried out and feedback is provided to the business
  • Provide commercial input to contacts with clients, and if necessary client's representatives
  • Provide commercial advice to the site team in connection with all project issues and provide input to area commercial discussions / reviews
  • Take part in discussions concerning project performance and provide commercial input to project strategy
  • Provide input to the OP business plan, MTP business plan and area quarterly and annual results
  • Ensure the production of monthly cost and value reports, quarterly forecasts and company tied costs. Obtain cash-flow information and present all reports at director's local reviews
  • Provide input to dispute identification and management
  • Be responsible for CF02 tender reviews and contract award vetting
  • Maintain a complete library of up to date conditions of contract
  • Produce and negotiate insurance claims with insurer's representatives
  • Produce, negotiate and agree design agreements with designers
  • Agree terms and engage legal and commercial consultants, and monitor their accounts
  • Maintain contact with supply chain partners through contract vetting and input to contract documentation
  • Carry out sub-contract document vetting and input to sub-contract documentation
Who are we looking for?

  • Comprehensive experience operating successfully in the Civil Engineering Contracting sector
  • Demonstrate a successful track record of managing a large commercial team, responsible for major projects and or a portfolio of projects
  • Have operated at Commercial Manager level or above for a period no less than 5 years
  • Demonstrate excellent collaborative behaviours and understand how to effectively manage / motivate project teams
  • Affiliated to a Professional Institution such as the RICS, ICES, ICE or similar (preferred but not essential)
  • Educated to Degree level in a relevant Commercial, Construction or Project Management qualification (preferred but not essential)
What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • A wide range of family-friendly policies
  • Company car/car allowance/travel allowance
  • 8 % matched pension contributions
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • 26 days holiday
  • 2 wellbeing days
  • 1 volunteering day
  • Personal and professional development
BAM Nuttall is also committed to equality of opportunity in all its employment practices, and to developing policies that support work-life balance.

Who are we?

The art of building is about building for communities; it's about building for life.

Where others stop, we go further, leading the way towards a sustainable tomorrow for us and future generations. As an industry leader, we raise the bar.

Our values: sustainable, inclusive, collaborative, reliable and ownership, enable us to achieve our ambitions. Today, tomorrow and every day.

Our recruitment process

For more information about the vacancy and our projects, please contact Zainab Rubbani, Recruiter, BAM Nuttall Ltd, Email:

BAM is committed to ensuring a fully inclusive recruitment and onboarding process, so if at anytime you feel you may need any reasonable adjustments, do not hesitate to speak with one of our team, and we will do our best to support you.

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