Commercial Manager

Adam Cadwaladr
South East England
Up to £65k + package
Job Posted



Responsibilities and Duties

  • Tender documentation analysis and report production
  • Tender Risk Register compilation and pricing
  • Tender commercial strategy development
  • Liaising with specialist experts including Legal, Finance, Procurement & HR leads
  • Preparation for and attending client meetings
  • Commercial handover and transition attendance support to delivery teams
  • Supporting contract developments, output analysis, and reviews
  • Feedback to the Work winning team to inform future tender approach

Desired Skills and Experience


  • A person who’s attitudes, conduct and demeanour reflects the company values and who is able to effectively represent the company; 
  • A strong people manager, who is focused and has experience in getting the best out of people 
  • A person who is accustomed to working with senior management and clients; 
  • A person able to work on their own initiative and be able to schedule workload to meet priorities; 
  • An experienced professional with extensive knowledge of highways management and operations;
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience of managing key suppliers;
  • Experienced in managing projects;
  • Is able to display knowledge of tender processes and possess the skills to handle complex contract negotiations;


  • Good knowledge of various forms of term contract i.e. NEC, JCT, ICE
  • Commercial and legal contract review and negotiation
  • Strategy development, tender approval and implementation
  • Sub-contract negotiation and supply chain management
  • Pricing review and modelling
  • Risk and project management experience 
  • Good knowledge of the highways maintenance sector is preferable but not essential


  • A full driving licence is strongly preferred
  • PC literate with knowledge of MS applications and excellent Excel capabilities
  • Able to communicate and present confidently, clearly and expressively
  • Good writing skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Confident and capable of influencing within cross-functional teams

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent;
  • Professional membership of a relevant organisation would be desirable; 

Employing Company Overview and Profile

You will be joining a world class infrastructure services business operating across the infrastructure lifecycle, with leading positions in major markets. The interviewing company has a £multi-billion turnover in the UK, and operates in over 80 countries in diverse markets and economies, providing the assets societies need to function, develop and thrive.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • An attractive benefits package with salary commensurate with experience plus company car or allowance, pension and bonus scheme. 

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