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Commercial Account Manager

  • Salary: benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 25/07/2018
  • Job reference: J389842A

Commercial Account Manager

FTSE 250 Global Organisation - £competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits

A rapidly expanding FTSE 250 organisation are looking to take on a Commercial Officer to support high profile contracts within the Nuclear Industry

The Commercial Account Manager is responsible for the day-to-day commercial interface and both internal and external stakeholder management.

You will be working in a supportive team that will invest in your development and progression. You will have the opportunity to be involved with interesting projects and progress your career with a diverse and challenging industry.

The main responsibilities of this role are as follows -

  • Provide commercial support to the EDF Commercial Manager being responsible for a range of commercial activities (bid governance, reviews, contract management, etc.)
  • Manage bids/ tasks through internal governance as required within their delegated authority including attending weekly tender review meetings.
  • Draft/ provide input to requisite bid proposals and papers ensuring compliance within the required corporate governance and approvals.
  • Assist with Change Management, including
    • Compensation events,
    • Early Warning Notices
    • Attend Risk Review/ Reduction meetings
  • Gain an understanding of head contract terms and conditions and how these flow down to the Subcontract supply chain, in order to eliminate/reduce risk
  • Attendance and commercial input to client and business accountability meetings as required
  • Responsibility for managing bid budgets including monitoring and preparing weekly spend reports.
  • Monitoring and reporting of client KPIs
  • Assist the EDF Commercial Manager with preparing and delivering commercial training to the business
  • Reviewing and preparing rates and escalation information working closely with the Finance Team

Skills and Experience required

  • Sector experience: Experience of Projects working as Main Contractor / Tier 2 is preferred in any one of the following sectors: defence, power and process, oil and gas, utilities, nuclear, construction, transmission and distribution.
  • Specific Form of contract: Experience of change management, subcontract management and the management of contracts from contract award to final account.
  • Finance : A good understanding of cost models/business models, familiarity with accounting practices, commercial audits, forecasting and valuations
  • Legal: A good understanding of contract terms and conditions
  • General: Good excel/word/power-point skills Be an enthusiastic and flexible team member with positive attitude

This is an excellent opportunity for an experience commercial officer or Law/Business Graduate.

Please apply on line or send your CV to Aaron Wallace on

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