Commercial Manager

Job title : Commercial Manager
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Hamish McLean
Job reference : LP70123

The project is large scale new build roading project I which will help to redefine a key section of infrastructure in NZ. With a construction timeline of nearly 2 years remaining on this project, this is a massive project in scale with the volume of earthworks and structures needed almost unprecedented in NZ. The contractors involved are the best in the business and are now looking to cement key positions in their field teams by adding a highly experienced Commercial Manager to close out the final 20-24 months of the project

We are seeking applications from Commercial Managers with an established track record in large civil infrastructure projects such as roading, highways, bridges, as well as experience in working for one of the Tier 1 contractors. Project experience from negotiation and design phase through to post construction reporting, including tendering and sub-contractor engagement is a major part of the role. Working on projects with values of over $100m is ideal.

You will provide day to day commercial support on construction projects and to Project Managers on project control, variations and commercial considerations of managing projects; lead contract planning, procurement, negotiations and compilation as well as provide commercial input into business development on bids and tenders.

As a  Commercial Manager you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Tertiary qualification in quantity surveying, finance, engineering/construction or project management

  • 10+ years commercial experience within large civil infrastructure projects

  • Excellent communication and forward planning skills

  • Proven experience in contractual administration, negotiation ,estimating, cost control, legal and risk analysis

  • Experience in post-contract completion reviews, analysis of results and undertaking of corrective actions.

  • Experience in interpreting the tender and applying the commercial and contractual agreement both at Head Contract and Sub Contract levels

  • Literacy in excel and scheduling software (ideally Primavera P6 or similar)

  • Financially and commercially astute

  • Strong knowledge of bid analysis and negotiation

  • Ability to prioritise work load and perform under tight time constraints

This is an incredible chance to stamp your mark on a career defining project and work for a world class Tier 1 contractor whose reputation for project delivery is second to none. With an incredible remuneration package + vehicle, this is just an opportunity that should not be missed.

If this sounds like the type of challenge you’ve been looking for do not hesitate and get in contact with me today. Call Hamish McLean on 09 951 5011 or email your CV to quoting ref: LP70123