maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and ensure that the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives are achieved. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.
Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level
Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place
Carry out cost management including forecasting
Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans and have accountability, along with the project team for the commercial performance and strategy
Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit
Actively seek to improve processes and procedures
Have a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement
Ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are appropriate for Barhale, with commercial risks identified.
Ensure that the supply chain are engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions
Ensure that good client relationships are fostered.
Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting
assist in managing the commercial team, including cost clerks and commercial
Ensure effective interaction between the commercial team and the operational site teams
Supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors
Key measures & targets:
Accurate monthly forecasting
Ability to challenge resources and costs
Maintaining deadlines in line with monthly commercial calendar
Commercial Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor and rest of commercial team
Business Development and Bid Managers
The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
Previous experience of the civil engineering industry
Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge of current Construction Law
Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations
Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis
Excellent team player whilst also holding the ability to work independently on own initiative
Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines.
Ability to encourage and support junior members of the Commercial Team
Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards
Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.
Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors:
Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities
Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges
Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste
Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide
Specialist Businesses: Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction Services (BCS Group)
How to apply:
Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and quoting the reference number to .
We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.