Jacobs Commercial Manager in Warrington, United Kingdom
At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.
People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business
About the Opportunity
Jacobs are a 50 / 50 Joint Venture (JV) Partner with contractor Volker Stevin and strategic sub-contractors, together forming C2V+. to deliver projects for our client United Utilities. (UU)
As a part of our highly successful and busy water team we are currently seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Commercial Manager to support the C2V+ JV. The role will be based at our clients office at Lingley Mere (Warrington) on a hybrid basis.
Reporting to the Commercial Lead, you will provide Commercial/Financial management and support to a team of up to 15 commercial staff on a tranche of projects totalling £80+m. Formulate and provide commercial and financial information to enable effective negotiation and resolution of outstanding and on-going commercial issues including compensation events and payments. Provide support to United Utilities (Client) on forecasting payments; commercial status of projects within the Tranche and advice to Senior Leadership Team/JV Board. Provide central point of contact to control supply chain activity in accordance with the supply chain policy.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Qualified QS/Accountant with proven post qualified experience.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills along with excellent people management skills
NEC Contract knowledge including D&B, excellent financial and commercial skills
Ability to develop client confidence
Effective team leader
Previous experience managing commercial/financial teams
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)
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