M&E Commercial Manager
Oradeo invites applications for the role of M&E Commercial Manager with strong IT skills initially for a large prestigious and highly confidential data centre in Denmark. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are looking for career progression and development. Our client is an International Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation Company which has gained significant experience across a wide section of construction sectors.
The successful candidate will be working on the Electrical side of the organisation and will be tasked with managing the HV/MV functions for various contracts and to ensure the maximum commercial benefit for the company within a number of key sectors including data centre, pharmaceutical, industrial and power generation.
Duties & Responsibilities:
·Reviewing of Contracts, and ensuring compliance
·Procurement – operational procurement activity and contract support, in conjunction with the Procurement Department
·Managing and forecasting the Cash flow of a series of projects and the business
·Reviewing and commercial management of all projects, to ensure accurate and reliable reporting
·Identify, Analyse and report on trends within the Business & Projects
·Provide Data and analysis of issues & risks as required by Management.
·Improve and implement best practice commercial processes and accurate budgeting
·Ensure compliance with Contract Programme /Schedule and provide weekly reports to construction team on planned versus actual progress
·Review all incoming correspondence from Employers, Design Team and /or subcontractors, to identify contractually critical items and to initiate replies
·To ensure Construction Team is adhering to all Contractual Requirements and providing advice and monitoring of same
·Ensure reporting is in line with Group Policies & highlight exceptions to Management
·You will manage a team of quantity surveyors to ensure all commercial aspects of the business are managed effectively
·You will be responsible for cost controlling costs on all projects and ensuring budgets are achieved.
·Management of the Client relationships from a commercial perspective and ensuring all final accounts are agreed, whilst retaining the business relationship.
·Proactive engagement with the Project Managers on all live projects, to ensure the business goals are achieved and the commercial interest of the company are protected.
·Monitoring projects through design stage and working with the design team to ensure project deliverables are achieved and project risks are minimised.
·Issuing tender queries and preparation of tender reports and letting of sub-contract packages
·Preparing progress applications and cost reports, and monthly management accounts for each project.
·Vetting all main contracts and negotiations of the commercial risks with perspective clients
·General participation in management issues of the company.
·You’ll support the Commercial Director and take responsibility for the commercial assurance of the projects under management.
·You’ll provide commercial assurance of project margin performance through accurate forecasting and identification of issues giving rise to commercial risk, management of commercial performance and cash flow.
·Manage subcontractor accounts, interim valuations and final accounts. Ensure payment certificates are processed and payments are made per the agreed sub-contract and procurement terms. Retentions apply as per agreements.
·Ability to administer the contract obligations and meet additional Client requirements. Issue interim and final accounts and progress applications per project and contract requirements. Monthly applications to be all inclusive of accurate remeasures, site changes, dayworks and any applicable contract claims. Identify escalations, material or labour, as appropriate.
·A strong technical background in contracting is essential for this role
·A proven track record of quantity surveying fundamentals is essential.
·Strong operational skills and an attention to detail, and experience of the design build process
·Knowledge of Electrical Engineering would be beneficial
·Have gained a minimum of 10-15 years’ experience working on building projects in Ireland or the UK as a Senior Quantity Surveyor/ Commercial Manager, working with a recognised main contractor.
·Possesses experience working on projects in-excess of €15 million in either Pharmaceutical, Data Centres or Industrial sectors
·3rd level Qualification in Quantity Surveying / Construction economics
·Good presentation and general management skills
·Strong written communication abilities, and the ability to negotiate a strong commercial position for the company are also essential
·The ability to multi-task and take an overview on a large number of projects at any time.
This is an excellent opportunity with an excellent remuneration package that will be available to the right candidate. Those who wish to apply or just find out more should contact Kevin Nolan at Oradeo at the contact details below.