Vacancy details

Commercial Manager

Location: Exeter & South West

Taylor Woodrow Civils South West

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting for a Commercial Manager to lead commercial activities across infrastructure upgrade schemes within our south west region.  The projects are typically city centre regeneration schemes or junction improvements with values of 2m-10m. 



        Initiating and leading tasks and processes, taking responsibility and being accountable, where relevant, for the work and roles of others whilst exercising broad autonomy and judgement within broad parameters in their area of responsibility

        Line management of a regional commercial team

        Provide commercial support to tendering process

        Actively participate in the implementation of project commercial start up procedures

        Ensure that materials and off site services are procured in an efficient manner with capable organisations in accordance with Taylor Woodrow procurement policy and ensure appropriate records are kept

        Prepare the basis of work package contents sheets and ensure the project team contribute and complete their relevant sections. 

        Carry out gap analysis between packages to ensure full and complete subcontract procurement takes place

        Ensure inclusive invitations to tender are prepared and full tender evaluations are completed. Make recommendations to award, all in accordance with the Taylor Woodrow procurement process.

        Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning of all parties

        Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment

        Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes

        Develop a strategy for concluding client negotiations

        Review plant and equipment schedules to ensure efficiency of use

        Produce accurate and timely CVR reports and forecasts and contribute toward the setting of financial targets

        Identify early project risks and opportunities and ensure that they are managed

        Use risk and opportunity registers to minimise the risks and realise opportunities

        Change Control

        Ensure that the cost (time, and money) of all client 'change' is recovered

        Carry out early value engineering activities as part of the project team, ensuring all associated costs of change are included within the evaluation


Person Specification

        Degree or Higher National in quantity surveying or equivalent

        Previous experience managing commercial activities across multiple infrastructure projects at any one time

        Chartered or working towards chartership is advantageous



To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-SW to    

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