Commercial - RAIL

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  • Sector:

    Project Management & Controls

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  • Salary:

    c£280-£330/day umb

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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3 Commercial Roles - Officer to Manager - London - 12months - rate c£280-£330/day umbrella.
Key words / skills: Commercial, Buyer, Procurement, Rail, Network Rail, Metro, Underground, BPSS.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit 3 contractors to work on 12 month contracts in London.
Your duties and responsibilities will include:
Working within a commercial team to deliver programme objectives; Supporting colleagues to achieve targets in relevant timescales; Developing successful working relationships with external suppliers. Contributing to procurement and contract strategies; Compiling and issuing tenders; Administering contract amendments; Providing commercial advice and guidance to the wider business; Ensuring all procurement activities are within budget; Ensuring all activity undertaken is in line with government regulations and best practice.

Managing day to day contractual issues, with contractors, periodic reporting of construction progress, managing change.

Support the programme and project teams in monitoring for breaches of compliance with Network Rail Corporate governance and rules in a timely manner.
Manage cost reporting of all allocated projects within the Network Rail reporting framework including Cost Forecasting, Anticipated Final Cost, Cost of Work Done, Gross Billing and Current Contract Value.
Monitor, manage and report on all commercial aspects of allocated projects, flagging issues and proposing mitigation actions at the earliest opportunity to Project Manager and/or Programme Manager (functional reporting line) and/or Senior Commercial Manager.
Manage assessment and valuation of contractor’s applications and processing of payment certification in accordance with Network Rail processes, contractual terms and conditions and commensurate with contractual entitlement. Challenge cost elements, audit where appropriate and make sure valuations are consistent with agreed site progress.
Provide pro-active advice and guidance to Project Managers on all change including proposed scope changes, recommending appropriate action in accordance with Network Rail change control systems and produce all required documentation for approval in accordance with levels of delegated authority, including comparative estimates where required, in a timely manner.
Produce applications for payment/invoices to outside clients in accordance with relevant funding agreements, including supporting documentation as appropriate.
Identify and advise on all commercial risk/claim events.
Provide of ad-hoc management information and analysis to promote informed decision-making.
Produce appropriate commercial correspondence and contractual notices for issue in accordance with contractual conditions. Make sure commercial records are retained and archived properly upon close out.
Undertake final account settlements and internal reconciliation to project close-out as per the project authority, project plan and within agreed timescales.

You should be an experienced Commercial Officer / Manager.
Commercial / Buyer / Procurement background.
5-10 years experience
Network Rail exp essential.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.