Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

London, United Kingdom.
Contract type
Full time

As one of the global market leaders in the design, manufacture, installation and service of automated material handling systems and related services, Vanderlande has an excellent reputation in the market for reliable project and service delivery, innovation, customer focus and strong market awareness. Key markets include Airports, Warehousing and Parcel solutions. 

Working within project execution team the Commercial Manager will provide professional contract management, procurement, cost control and administration to support the delivery of complex automation system projects into dynamic, evolving and challenging airport and parcel environments.

Your role
The commercial manager has an high attention to detail, is organised, thorough, and enjoys challenging situations to see a job through to conclusion. The successful candidate will thrive in dynamic, complex and technical environments.

Your responsibilities:

  • Accountable for ensuring that projects are cost controlled and protected from commercial risk through contract interpretation, management, and administration (notifications, instructions, early warnings, compensation events etc.) – both upstream to customers and downstream to subcontractors.
  • Financial control of projects through forecasts (cash flow & costs), application for payments and billing plans.
  • Negotiation with customers and subcontractors on compensation events.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with customers, subcontractors and internal stakeholders in support of the above accountabilities – promoting project engagement and successful delivery against the project requirements and deliverables.
  • Continuously improve upon own and others commercial management disciplines, community development and best practices to help support better individual and collective project delivery.
  • Project and contract closure through final accounts, certification and lessons learned. 

Your experience

  • Experience with different forms of contracts e.g. NEC3, NEC4, MF/1
  • Commercial management of multiple complex engineering projects with values over £5m
  • Management of change process through analysis and understanding of scope, quantification (estimating) for compensation events – time and cost.
  • Good understanding of project programmes and schedule delay analysis
  • Supplier and subcontractor management including pre and post contract, relationship management
  • Knowledge and understanding of project accounting to allow ongoing reconciliation of budgets and actual costs with cash flow forecasting, Final accounting.
  • Membership of a professional body i.e. RICS, CIOB, ACostE preferred

Our offer
This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries. We offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself.

Besides your salary, we offer you the following:

  • 28 vacation days plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training possibilities
  • Travel compensation

If you want to take on this demanding challenge in a dynamic environment, apply now by filling in the application form and upload your resume and motivation letter. For more information contact Jasper Pijnenburg Recruiter +31 413 49 44 08

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