Commercial Manager

Greater London, Hampshire, Medway, Oxfordshire, Surrey
Full time
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SSE plc
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About the Role

Base Location: Flexible across Southern England | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots in the South of England.

Salary: £47,600 - £71,600 + car /car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSE Smart Buildings business is going through an exciting period of growth and is constantly looking at new markets in which to operate, opportunities to decarbonise transport and accelerate Net Zero. As such we are looking for a Commercial Manager to support our team covering the South of England.

As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for:

- Drafting, negotiating, vetting, and concluding commercial contracts whilst undertaking commercial risk reviews and recording them in commercial reports and contract summaries to ensure awareness of obligations and risk mitigation.

- Support our sales and project delivery teams to meet customer requirements, manage delivery risks and ensure we deliver optimal commercial outcomes.

- Support post contract activity, upstream and downstream, on complex, challenging and prestigious projects.

- Ensure that internal reports of the projects and contracts are accurate in respect of obligations, risks & liabilities, costs incurred, projection of future costs, contingency, variations, claims, sub-contract management and profit declared.

To be considered for the role we would like you to have:

- Relevant professional qualification (LLB, MRICS, BSc QS, etc.) with good working knowledge of construction law (be familiar with NEC, JCT, etc.)

- Candidates must have experience operating in a commercial/ contract management role within the Construction or Mechanical & Electrical industry.

- Level of understanding of the energy industry and commercial awareness of energy technologies and solutions

- You will have a thorough understanding of how to deliver on the obligations contained within our contracts and thereby robustly secure the best outcome for the organisation.

- Knowledge or understanding of Building Energy Management Systems/ M&E Plant as well as construction industry is an advantage.

About our Business

SSE Smart Buildings business makes some of the most iconic buildings come alive!

We’re one of the largest building controls companies in the UK, renowned for its sustainability credentials; and enjoy strategic relationships with leading technology companies including Honeywell (Trend & Tridium); Siemens and Distech.

Our business helps achieve optimised working environments leading to reductions in buildings’ energy consumption through the installation and maintenance of a variety of building control technologies, including Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), and the application of data analytics to provide building performance insights.

In addition to building control technologies, we deploy smart energy infrastructure solutions including: solar PV, battery storage, heat pumps and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

We love being a market leader and topping out some outstanding projects to the very highest of standards - on time and within budget!

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 344073

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.