Project Commercial Director - Midlands


BAM Nuttall are looking to recruit an experienced and motivated Project Commercial Director to work within our Transport sector. You will be required to lead the BAM commercial team securing and delivering a major multi-disciplinary project, a programme of infrastructure projects that will transform rail travel across the East and West Midlands and towards the Southwest for our key client Network Rail.

Your work environment

  • BAM operates a flexible working policy and a comprehensive benefits choice.
  • People are at the heart of what we do at Bam. We recognise that creating a diverse and inclusive environment that nurtures our employees and encourages them to bring their best and whole self to work is crucial. We’re on an exciting journey to get us there by recruiting the very best talent to join us regardless of race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other characteristics.

Your mission

As a Project Commercial Director, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining high personal safety, environmental and social sustainability, and quality standards in accordance with BAM policy. Promoting and supporting the programme safety vision.
  • Maintaining effective communications with the Rail Sector and Project Directors, Sector Commercial Manager, project management and other associated disciplines and enhance the profile of the BAM UK and Ireland Commercial enabling service.
  • Providing commercial leadership input into building stronger relationships with client, stakeholder, partner and supply chain partner organisations.
  • Providing an input into preconstruction activities as per the governance framework of BAM and our key client.
  • Attending and providing input to project start-up and close-out meetings. Attending industry, BAM and partner commercial and leadership meetings/forums as required.
  • Establishing and growing a commercial team structure and balance that delivers the agreed project budgets and outcomes.
  • Be responsible for commercial team people matters which may include talent and role succession awareness, recruitment, development, attitude and behavioural issues, competency and retainment issues, colleague work allocation.
  • Ensure audits, Business and Commercial Assurance reviews are carried out and feedback is provided to the business.
  • Adopting and promoting BAM values and behaviours.

Who are we looking for?

  • Successful experience as a Project Commercial lead working with multiple projects
  • Joint Venture or Alliance working experience.
  • Member of a Professional Institution or working towards application of the ICES, or similar
  • Open collaborative approach and willing to help and assist those around you.
  • 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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