Commercial Lead - Contracts

Location: Head Office - Ipswich

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Lead - Contracts. This role will be a mix of being based at our head office in Ipswich along with visits to sites within our operating areas as well as travel to client offices.

Key Responsibilities

Support the Contracts Director in the commercial management of the operating regions.
Monitor various internal reports and liaise with regional teams where relevant.
Provide feedback and commentary to the Board on projects which you identify as possible high risk.
Maintain sufficient resources to support the commercial objectives of the company.
Identify potential risks and evaluate options for control.
Prepare, submit and negotiate the resolution of disputes with the assistance of the regional and site staff where necessary.
Monitor contract compliance against statutory requirements.
Liaise with Finance Director on a regular basis to discuss items such as cash collection, subcontractor issues, CVRs and any other relevant item that may be required from time to time.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills along with extensive knowledge of NEC, with the ability to manage contract administration and experience of adjudications and judications and dealing with disputes.
You will have a degree level qualification or experience with RICS or equivalent qualification.
We are looking for someone with proven experience as a successful Commercial Manager/ Managing QS/ Senior QS within the civils industry.
A UK driving license is mandatory for this role along with the right to live and work in the UK.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company car or car allowance
Company pension scheme (we match up to 6%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career
"The Great Escape" - leaving work early every Friday


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.