Position: Regional Commercial Manager East Region
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523189_1580895202
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 05/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Cambridge or Colchester, Essex

Salary: Competitive salary, plus car/car allowance and bonus

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Flexible Working Patterns Available

About the Company

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting and Facilities Management.

What is the Role?

In this role, you'll be providing sound commercial and contractual advice to senior operational managers, by reviewing and advising on agreements relating to both pre-contract and post-contract. Operating in a dynamic environment, we are currently involved in a large portfolio of projects throughout the UK with values from £50,000 to £5m. Looking after a small team of quantity surveyors you'll provide general advice and assistance on contractual matters, including; negotiating and advising on construction contracts, preparing CVRs, settling final account, monthly P&L reviews, and budgeting and forecasting.

Your responsibilities will also extend to analysing and reporting on contractual and commercial risk associated with main contracts and sub contracts/supplier agreements and providing advice on the prevention and resolution of commercial and legal issues.

What Do I Need? 

To be successful in this role, you'll be educated to degree level, with significant experience in a commercial contract environment, ideally with a Building Service or M&E subcontractor. You'll have a strong understanding of construction contracts, with good analytical skills as well as attention to detail.

Finally, you'll be an effective communicator with excellent negotiation skills and be flexible and pragmatic. You should also be able to identify and suggest innovative and effective business improvements.

As this role requires an element of occasional travel, a full UK driving licence is essential in this role.

Our Benefits 

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?   

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch sse. 

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE 

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'. 

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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