The Contract Manager will form a key part of the Major Projects Management Team in the South West. Taking lead responsibility for the successful commercial management of all projects including several complex multi-disciplined and multi-lot projects from tender through to final accounting of completed projects.
The Contract Manager will drive the procurement of all services including procurement processes along with the SW Commercial Team, Design and Project teams to create a competitive supply chain with robust contracts in excess of £2m per contract, and to seek continual improvements. Responsible for up to £20m of capital investment per annum.
Within this role you’ll also be Responsible for overall management of all commercial functions within the SW region, including commercial control of projects, valuation of subcontract applications and invoices, and raising of internal invoicing. Cost analysis and cost performance reporting against budgets. You’ll also monitor the performance of projects from a contract and commercial point of view. As well as all the of the above you’ll play a key role in taking the lead in the preparation of tenders relating to the technical and commercial factors of the project, whilst closely liaising with the Procurement Team on tendering processes.
Other key responsibilities include:
- Lead the SW project team in the management and reporting of risk and value-added opportunities whilst ensuring their consideration and / or mitigation are evident in both E.ON’s proposals and throughout the subsequent delivery of SW projects.
- Lead the commercial management of potential project delays, variations and act as escalation point the resolution of conflicts with clients, suppliers and contractors should they arise.
- Creating and managing project commercial controls with regards to internal and external service providers to ensure projects are delivered to budget.
- Ensure all contractors and suppliers are fully approved, administering documentary evidence.
- Seek new suppliers and contractors to continually improve the commercial competitiveness, while maintaining delivery quality and security of supply.
- Look for opportunities to continually improve the commercial aspects of the business whether reducing risk or increasing return.