Senior Commercial Manager (Consultancy) - Manchester

For more than 28 years our adventurous spirit has driven us to do things better and drive change through our industry. We have helped shape cities around the world. Mace is now a £2.35bn company, operating in 21 sectors from five global hubs across consultancy and construction, inspiring each other and our clients to innovate.

Project: As a senior commercial manager you will be responsible for the management of commercial aspects of the business area including supporting pre-contract and operations, managing commercial risk and opportunity, ensuring accuracy of forecasts and that all commercial reporting procedures are adhered to.

Supporting the delivery of projects providing pre award, procurement and post award contract administration support, monitoring compliance with contract obligations and driving value from the supply chain.

Provision of a “cradle to grave” commercial function for all work packages making up the commission.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting feasibility studies, advising on procurement strategies and contract selection, writing and undertaking procurement reports. Applying the value management techniques at the outset of a project.
  • Managing, estimating and cost planning activities to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan.
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed.
  • Being a key interface with client, stakeholders and other consultants at all project stages.
  • Handling of contractual frameworks and standard form of contract.
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve cost management procedures, templates, products and hence improve the services provided to the clients.
  • Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes.

About you

You have a degree in quantity surveying/cost management or equivalent along with previous experience in a cost/commercial consultancy practice in a similar role and experience working with highways projects / frameworks.

You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated teams. You will have a construction or project management background and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace has to offer.

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