Company: Wood
Skills: Commercial Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Commercial Manager (contract) with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical, renewable energy, and energy transition industries

The successful candidate will work with a 'Project Commercial' team and will be working on one or more projects to provide commercial support to those projects. The primary duties of the role entail working with Wood's client company to develop the project EPC contracting strategy, to identify and prequalify potential EPC contractors, to oversee the development of the EPC invitation to bid (ITB) packages, and to manage the EPC contracting process, in accordance with Wood's contracted scope of services

Scope of work:
  • Ensure the project operates in accordance with Wood's commercial policies and procedures, including the business Delegation of Authority
  • Lead commercial activities during the project life cycle, any as necessary, from negotiation of contract terms through contract delivery to commercial close out
  • Implement and ensure compliance with the Financial Management Framework
  • Review project specific commercial strategies to ensure best commercial solutions are deployed for Wood and the client
  • Develop and implement commercial processes that support compliance with Wood's obligations under the contract
  • Ensure that any necessary contractual notices are served in accordance with the terms of the contract, including client approvals, reporting requirements, preparation and submission of variation and contract amendment requests
  • Ensure that project KPI scheme(s), any as necessary, are administered in accordance with the terms of the contract
  • Effective contribution at Wood internal and client project meetings
  • Contribute directly to value creation and commercial gain to Wood and the client
  • Establishing confidentiality agreements and providing assistance to clients on contracting strategy, preparing pre - qualifications and invitations to bid for licensors and contractors
  • Providing assistance to clients on addressing bidder queries, evaluating bids, and supporting client in negotiation and finalization of contract documentation

Skills / Qualifications

  • An appropriate professional qualification (individuals may have formal legal training / qualifications (but this is not essential), or may have wider background project commercial experience)
  • A good all - round understanding of the oil and gas petrochemical and renewable energy and energy transition contracting environments
  • Good knowledge of different EPC contracting strategies, the pros, and cons of different approaches
  • Hands on experience managing the tendering of large complex high value contracts, and tendering of licensor technology packages
  • Experience managing project commercial issues in the oil and gas petrochemicals and renewable energy and energy transition contracting environments
  • A sound working knowledge of key terms within engineering services head contracts

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.