Principal Commercial Manager
We are looking for an experienced Principal Commercial Manager to support our CEFA across Anglia and the South East. We are proud to be named Network Rail's sole supplier for the Civil Examinations Framework Agreement; for which our team inspects structures and assets throughout the UK.You will support the region as a senior member of the team as well as the wider CEFA teams and rail business at Amey, with occasional travel required.
As Principal Commercial Manager you will oversee a workbook worth £10million annually, implementing commercial best practice and ensuring that value to the business is maximised, whilst the risks and costs are minimised. You will be responsible for producing regular CVRs and cross business reports, as well as coordinating the commercial team. The Principal Commercial Manager will liaise directly with the client, and work closely with operational route Managers; additionally attendance will be required at some senior meetings both within the business and externally in place of the Head of Commercial. Whilst functioning as part of a larger contract you will manage a small team of 3 direct reports, and will be responsible for their growth and development within Amey.
What are we looking for?
This role would suit an experienced senior commercial manager with strong commercial acumen and solid contractual knowledge. Due to the heavy emphasis on reporting and data it is essential that you have an excellent knowledge and experience of using MS Excel. You must be confident liaising directly with your client, with the ability to form meaningful business relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, as well as efficiently managing your own team. This senior role requires an autonomous individual who is comfortable making decisions and being self-reliant. A relevant qualification or RICS accreditation would be advantageous, as would any previous experience within the rail industry.
Everyone at Amey works together towards this common aim, which we call our 'Better Places' goal. We're a commercial business which focuses on helping our customers to serve Britain. Making things better every day for people and communities is at the heart of the way we work.
Today we are one of the most diverse companies in our sector. So at Amey you can grow in a specific sector or broaden your horizons by applying your skills to a new sector. You may be surprised where an Amey career can take you.
Amey is an equal opportunities employer.
What are we looking for?
Commercial Degree or equivalent MRICS or equivalent Working towards FRICS Excellent Health and Safety awareness Strong commercial acumen Detailed understanding of the contract conditions used by the division Knowledge of the UK governments' agenda for support services Ability to develop and recruit staff Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products especially Excel and Word Legal understanding relevant to contracts Experience of delivering commercial solutions on support services contracts valued up to £40m p.a Experience of managing commercial solutions on bids in excess of £100m Track record of winning work and/or delivering good p/l Good negotiator who achieves their objectives Engages with the Amey values Agile and focussed commercial operator Environmental awareness for managers IOSH managing safely Behavioural Health and Safety (VFL) Environmental awareness tool box talk Behavioural Health and Safety (VFL) Environmental awareness tool box talk
What makes this role unique?
You will support the Division in developing and implementing commercial strategies for successfully winning bids and managing post contract activities; and be an ambassador for Amey and champion best practice.