Commercial Project Manager

General Information

United Kingdom
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
not defined

We’re looking for an experienced Commercial Project Manager to join our rapidly growing team. In this role, you’ll be reporting to the SCPM or Head of Commercial and support the relevant Project Manager in managing and optimizing targeted financial results with due professional care.

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Your profile

  • Extensive experience with Quantity Surveying / Contract Management and/or commercial project management / business administration
  • Extensive knowledge and familiarity with contract terms of EPC and construction contracts and with allocation of risks in such relationships
  • Experience in setting up and negotiating terms and conditions of sub contracts
  • Experience in project budgeting, financial management of risk, opportunities and claims
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor would be advantageous (RICS / CICES)
  • Competent in Claim Management
  • Competent in Conflict Management
  • Commercially Competent including advance understanding of principles of contract law
  • Competent in working collaboratively and cooperatively with the project
  • Competent negotiator

Your responsibilities

·        Supporting project procurement by advising on administrative and commercial terms & conditions for subcontracts
·        Reviews and evaluates the contract conditions incl. all attachments, incorporating tender knowledge from Legal
·        Feeds forecast, accrual and certification information of Subcontractors into SCPM / Project Accountant
·        Supports the PM in identifying, evaluating, assessing risks & opportunities, strategies and response activities and ensures correct methodology for evaluation of risk and opportunities
·        Administering subcontracts on day to day basis
·        Manages final account settlements of the supply chain
·        Provides updates to the SCPM/ Project Accountant of all supplier accounts in conjunction with the relevant PM, including accruals, risks, increase in project budget from claims recovery and forecasted end position.
·        Performs contract analyses with regard to opportunities and risks identification of change order and/or claim potential.  Ensures Commercial requirements are met and Siemens contractual rights and entitlements are protected.
·        Inputs into the Project Change and Claims Strategy and writes and implements the Subcontract change and claims strategies
·        Supporting the respective PM and site management in contractual matters eg: supporting the contractual change order processes and reviewing and drafting of correspondence of contractual relevance
·        Identifying, evaluating and following up on all events relevant for incoming and outgoing claims
·        Collecting, preparing, analysing and managing relevant claim documents (inc drafting of letters) and evidence in accordance with contractual deadlines & requirements
·        Ensure timely contractual notifications are made.
·        Performing quantum and/or delay analyses in view of establishing causation for relevant events impacting the scope of works or project schedule
·        Proving expert advice and support to project management and site management in the execution of customer contracts and subcontracts
·        Pursuing or defending in and outgoing claims based on collection of and advising on relevant project records, documentation and all relevant facts.
·        Leads site based Quantity Surveyor(s) to act according to the Business Conduct Guidelines and establishes a culture of trust and integrity.
·        Holds meetings with relevant members of the project / site team and seeks actively feedback (e.g. team members, manager)
·        Cooperates closely with Project Managers, Site Management and the wider project team (including planners etc)
·        Providing support to the legal team by substantiating the relevant facts (cause and effect) necessary to demonstrate entitlement to quantum and/or time, establishing the required factual defenses in view of arbitration or ADR
·        Ensures efficient communication with all relevant internal stakeholders, i.e. Planning, Quality Management, EHS, suppliers, consortium partners
·        Supports Procurement and Logistics, if applicable
·        Actively gathers information on Supply Chain, strategies, requirements and targets regarding commercial aspects
·        Actively builds relationships to with Supplier's commercial management
·        Regularly participates in lessons learnt in relation to the supply chain conditions of contract
·        Identifying relevant contractual aspects for developing and implementing project-specific claim strategies
·        Developing and improving further contract and claim management processes

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"Let’s make tomorrow different today" is our genuine commitment at Siemens Energy to all customers and employees on the way to a sustainable future.

Here at Siemens Energy we drive innovation, develop new technologies, apply cutting-edge technologies that will set new standards in terms of efficiency, reliability and sustainability.

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Our benefits package includes a generous base salary, annual bonus, and we celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.