Senior Commercial Manager

5 days left

Jun 20, 2024
Jul 18, 2024
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What if you could work with remarkable people on extraordinary things? What if the end result was something a little bit special? What if your role was mission critical?

For nearly 70 years, AWE has been at the forefront of nuclear weapons research and development. We have a critical mission: to provide the warheads for the UK s ultimate deterrent – Trident. We also use our unique skills to provide wider UK government with counter–terrorism and nuclear threat reduction solutions.

It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

AWE have a great opportunity for a Senior Commercial Manager to focus on the management of new complex Construction Contracts.

As the Senior Commercial Manager, you will be the Client Contract Manager for large and complex infrastructure projects. Providing commercial and contract performance leadership to the project team to enable effective management of project and commercial risk.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience of using NEC4 contracts, although experience with JCT and FIDIC will be beneficial

We would like you to have some experience of:
  • Working at a similar level within a comparable organisation or industry: MOD/Nuclear/Defence/Regulated
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex contractual arrangements
  • Managing large complex infrastructure contracts to ensure they deliver value and objectives Managing multiple stakeholders and priorities.
  • Pricing arrangements e.g. target cost incentive fee
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Trade Controls and Earned Value Management.
  • Preparing tender packages, conducting tender conferences, developing evaluation criteria, analysing and evaluating proposals, negotiating subcontract provisions, subcontractor selection
  • NEC Contracts and defined contract roles
  • Outsourcing arrangements and TUPE
  • Managing, motivating and developing people/teams in a matrix team
  • Creating integrated delivery teams and Intelligent Client functions
  • Working in a Procurement and/or Commercial Function
  • Leading and delivering change programmes
  • Working in cross–functional teams across multiple programmes

Salary: from GBP60,000 to GBP85,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

Location: Reading

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
  • 270 hours of annual leave (that s at least 25 days plus bank holidays), and every other Friday off work.
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13%, depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance

This job role is suitable for hybrid working, which is an informal, non–contractual and voluntary arrangement, blending a balance of attendance in the workplace (your permanent duty station) and working from home as a personal choice. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post.
The successful candidate is required to carry out all their duties from a UK location and cannot do so from an overseas location at any time.

You must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary clearance for this role.

Please note that you must be a British Citizen to apply for a role with us.

Our ambition is to create workplaces where we recognise and celebrate differences, encourage diverse contributions and our employees feel able to be themselves at work. We strive to create a genuine culture of openness and inclusion and encourage diverse applicants. Any inclusion information you provide us will be used to encourage and support you through the application process and will be held only for this purpose in accordance with GDPR.