Senior Commercial Manager

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Location: London, England
Salary: £50400 - £56700 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 4 July 2018
Recruiter: Network Rail Ltd
Key Accountabilities



1 Act as the key commercial interface with route operations and stations management teams providing appropriate professional support, guidance and leadership.
2 Assess contractual and financial commercial risk and implement suitable control measures where required.
3 Manage the efficient and effective implementation of category strategies at Route and Stations level.
4 Take a leading role and advise on the management and resolution of contractual variations, commercial disputes and claims arising from the Route and Stations .
5 Implement appropriate controls to monitor compliance with company governance policies and procedures.
6 Review supplier performance against agreed Key Performance Indicators and take appropriate corrective action where required.
7 Support and champion compliant and efficient management of procurement services to Route and Stations .
8 Commercially manage relationships with contractors and suppliers to maximise benefit for Network Rail.
9 Lead the commercial administration for any third party contractual arrangements that are undertaken by the Route and Stations teams.
10 Act as the primary interface with Route and Stations business users to communicate the benefits of new contracts and suppliers.
11 Work with relevant teams to provide commercial input into the business planning and maintainer renewals processes.



Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications



Essential

* Knowledge of the construction industry and related supply chains, including commercial and contract administration processes
* Knowledge of construction contracts
* Good leadership skills
* Highly numerate
* Able to effectively communicate at all levels, both internally and externally
* Effective and proven negotiation skills with ability to influence decision making
* Proven ability to manage and drive successful business change programmes
* Computer literate including ability to utilise in-house and external software



Desirable

* Knowledge of railway industry contracts
* Project estimating skills
* Educated to degree level or equivalent
* Membership of an appropriate professional organisation

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