Assistant Commercial Managers (Rail)

Eden Brown Ltd
London (South)
£200.00 - £250.00 per day
24 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
We have a small number of outstanding opportunities with this global engineering leader. They are frequently engaged on some the world landmark schemes helping engineer, project management, and construct complex and complicated schemes. They stand apart for their ability to get the job done right and work directly often as the key delivery partner for clients In this instance they are responsible for delivering the UK's most complex rail project currently being undertaken - Crossrail - Within this they are currently looking to bring on board a number of Assistant Commercial Managers to help deliver the scheme. With a number of positions available your skill set should include either civil engineering, MEP or signalling either in a rail environment or similar complex engineering space This will help deliver the better railway that is vital for the economic prosperity of this country, transforming how people travel and make a massive difference to passengers and freight users right across Britain. Brief Description As an Assistant Commercial Manager you will need to provide commercial support to the team, including the provision of reporting and system based transactional activities for the whole portfolio, whilst actively being involved in the day to day commercial administration of lower value / lower risk contracts About the role (External) Key Accountabilities - Support the assessment & valuation of contractor's applications and processing of payment certification in accordance with contractual terms & conditions, commensurate with contractual entitlement. - Provide associated advice and information to Commercial Managers on change including proposed scope changes, recommending appropriate action and producing required documentation for approval in accordance with levels of delegated authority. - Measure from drawings or on site to establish quantities. - Assist in preparation of estimates for works. Input cost and quantity information into estimating systems and produce reports, using cost modelling tools as required. - Assist in preparation of tender, pricing and contract documentation. Carry out cost analysis of accepted tenders. - Assist the Commercial Manager with the production of applications for payment/invoices to outside clients in accordance with relevant funding agreements, producing supporting documentation as appropriate. Undertake final account settlements and internal reconciliations to facilitate project close out as per the project authority and project plan within agreed timescales. - Monitor and report on commercial aspects of projects, flagging issues at the earliest opportunity to responsible management and carry out allocated duties in accordance with corporate governance escalating any matters which might lead to corporate governance being breached and taking action to resolve them in a timely manner. - Support finance reporting within the reporting framework including Cost Forecasting, Anticipated Final Cost, Cost of Work Done, Gross Billing and Current Contract Value; and provide robust Cost Analysis Feedback. - Assist the Commercial Manager with reviewing contractor delivery, including where appropriate, attending valuation and progress meetings. For multi-year framework agreements, support the agreement and produce reconciled annual accounts within 6 months of each year-end. - Support the compilation of supplier performance reports as per the agreed process, and as defined within certain contracts. Keep commercial records up to date in properly maintained files and subsequently archive (and adequately record) the documents, following commercial close out. Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications Essential · Educated to A Level or equivalent · General experience in report writing and numerical data manipulation · General experience in delivering oral presentations · MS Office i.e. at least intermediate Excel and Word skills Desirable · Have obtained or progressing relevant Higher Education level qualification · Experience of working within a commercial environment · Knowledge of basic estimating, valuation and cost reporting, financial modelling · Negotiation skills · MS Project & PowerPoint Your expert recruitment consultant is Trevor Parsons, call today on 0207 422 7377 or email Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as