Commercial Manager

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Musk Process Services is part of the Edwin James Group, a leading asset engineering group delivering integrated technical and process engineering and automation services for the built environment.

Our team of over 1000 people work with a Blue Chip client base across diverse sectors including Manufacturing, Government & Education, Utilities, Commercial and Defence & Nuclear.

Our goal is to be known as a straightforward, no-nonsense operation that is easy to understand, and easy to work with.

We provide a strong health and safety culture and ample personal development opportunities. Our ethos is Safety, Service, People this is known as the EJ way and is practised throughout the group

Currently we have a new opportunity for a Commercial Manager based at our Swadlincote Office to join our ever busy and expanding team.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide pre and post commercial advice/support to the operational teams across the Business Units
  • Support the Operation Directors in providing a customer-focused service and attaining the highest standards of operational delivery to maximise projects profitability and minimise risk
  • Support the projects by providing advice and feedback in the promotion of best commercial practices throughout the company
  • Be responsible for all insurance renewals across the Edwin James Group and the main point of contact with our insurance broker
  • Protect stakeholder interests through full use of the company governance framework during the tendering gateways
  • Take responsibility for financial performance for the business units
  • Review and interrogate Cost Value Reconciliations (CVRs)
  • Work effectively with the project teams in the identification of cost overspend to maximise profit
  • Support the bidding process commercially
  • Where new opportunities are identified ensure each tender has the appropriate level of review and tender risk assessment within the project and company
  • Represent the commercial function at tender reviews
  • Review subcontracts, provide advice and support to the operational team such that subcontracts reflect the contract specific requirements in addition to the company standard terms

This is not a definitive list of responsibilities but more of a reflective example of what is expected.


Skills & Experience

We value everyone’s skills and experiences but for this role are looking for people who have:

  • Proven work history in commercial management with a record of contract negotiation, risk management and contract implementation
  • Educated to a suitable level for such a senior position and/or holds membership to a professional body
  • A professional attitude, conduct and demeanour that reflects the EJG values and who is able to effectively represent the company when dealing with customers and consultants
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills and delivered in a professional manner
  • A strong desire to share and influence in the future growth and success of the business
  • Have a flexible approach to accommodate the demands of an expanding company
  • A desire to effectively apply and manage commercial activities in a business environment
  • The ability to work on their own initiative and be able to schedule workload to meet priorities
  • A competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to this position
  • Career development within a successful and growing group of businesses with wide geographical and industry spread

If this is your dream role, then we’d love to hear from you

We are an equal opportunity employer who promotes and celebrates diversity within our business. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Wherever you are in your career, we’d love to hear from you. We value lifetime learning and work hard to make sure our people achieve their potential. If you want to take your career in a new direction, take a look at our current roles below.

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