Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you've never met and solve problems you didn't even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we're here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of civil service roles. We are currently recruiting for a Commercial Manager for a Government Organisation. The core day to day duties of the Commercial Manager will be to: + Support the programme and project teams in monitoring for breaches of compliance with Network Rail Corporate governance and rules in a timely manner. + Manage cost reporting of all allocated projects within the Network Rail reporting framework including Cost Forecasting, Anticipated Final Cost, Cost of Work Done, Gross Billing and Current Contract Value. + Monitor, manage and report on all commercial aspects of allocated projects, flagging issues and proposing mitigation actions at the earliest opportunity to Project Manager and/or Programme Manager (functional reporting line) and/or Senior Commercial Manager. + Manage assessment and valuation of contractor's applications and processing of payment certification in accordance with Network Rail processes, contractual terms and conditions and commensurate with contractual entitlement. Challenge cost elements, audit where appropriate and make sure valuations are consistent with agreed site progress. + Provide pro-active advice and guidance to Project Managers on all change including proposed scope changes, recommending appropriate action in accordance with Network Rail change control systems and produce all required documentation for approval in accordance with levels of delegated authority, including comparative estimates where required, in a timely manner. + Produce applications for payment/invoices to outside clients in accordance with relevant funding agreements, including supporting documentation as appropriate. + Identify and advise on all commercial risk/claim events. + Provide of ad-hoc management information and analysis to promote informed decision-making. + Produce appropriate commercial correspondence and contractual notices for issue in accordance with contractual conditions. Make sure commercial records are retained and archived properly upon close out. + Undertake final account settlements and internal reconciliation to project close-out as per the project authority, project plan and within agreed timescales.
- 5 years' experience in a Commercial Manager role + Knowledge of NEC Contracts + Knowledge of the rail industry + Strong negotiation skills + Knowledge or experience of the construction industry + Relevant degree or professional qualification of desirable