Company: ENGIE
Skills: Commercial Management
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Rotherham, United Kingdom

ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.

ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.

Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.

ENGIE are recruiting for a Regional Commercial Manager to be based in Rotherham . This is a permanent full-time role working Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package.

The Senior/Regional Commercial Manager will oversee all commercial elements of the LIFEstyle Business. To understand, adhere and implement the company SHEQ policy/strategy.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

  • Take line management responsibility for all Senior QS (LIFEstyle)
  • Lead financial strategy at Contract Establishment stage by implementing, monitoring and managing our desired approach with QS teams.
  • Maximise profit potential on all operational schemes, by carrying out regular project reviews with the site teams and operational lead and working direct with clients where needed.
  • Maximise variation and specification change opportunities on live schemes to ensure all opportunities of increased margins are identified and considered.
  • Set up regional supply chain deals, working with the central procurement department to ensure the LIFEstyle Business achieve the best potential in terms of supplier arrangements.
  • Ensure sub-contract buying gains are maximized, working with the Ops Manager to ensure appropriate SC choices are made at contract set up.
  • Close management of supply chain within the LIFEstyle Business, measuring performance & working with MD & Bid Teams.
  • Identify and manage financial risk to the LIFEstyle Business, associated with working in new areas and with new suppliers.
  • Work with MD and legal dept on any potential and live and potential disputes that can expose the business to risk.
  • Manage all profitability reporting for the Business, working with the QS teams, operations and finances business partners to ensure accuracy and robustness of financial reporting, with all risks and opportunities identified and discussed with the MD on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure monthly operational billings are accurate and reflect realistic delivery on site, monitor and manage monthly changes in billings projections providing report on major movements.
  • Work with delivery teams carrying out an overall (risk/opportunities adjusted) financial report each month after completion of billings for internal management purposes.
  • Manage cash collection and invoicing of month accrued income values.
  • Establish accurate cost delivery data within the LIFEstyle business, and work with estimating teams to ensure real delivery costs are incorporated into live tenders, attend financial tender adjudication reviews to discuss potential risk and opportunities at tender stage.
  • Manage cost allocations across business overheads and direct job costed staff, reporting direct to MD on any potential issues
  • Manage "red flag" reports, chase up outstanding issues and report progress to MD.

Skills and abilities
  • Ability to motivate staff and teams to deliver exceptional results
  • Excellent communicator
  • Excellent financial acumen, ability to analyse complex data with accuracy
  • Skilled negotiator with proven experience in a commercial environment
  • Sound understanding of risk analysis/management
  • PC Literate with knowledge of MS applications e.g. Word, Excel
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of Business Assurance systems.
  • Suitable commercial experience within the industry sector
  • Experience of planning, organising and prioritising workload for yourself and your teams whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy and clarity of reporting
  • Soft skills encompassing empathy, understanding and listening
  • Understanding and practical application of base UK law applicable to Commercial (Construction Act etc).
  • Educated to degree/ diploma level in either Law or Surveying (Quantity/Building) - other relevant alternatives would be considered
  • Ideally a member or training to be member of a chartered institution.

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For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

Additional Information
  • Additional Locations: Europe-England
  • Posting Date: Jan 25, 2021