Commercial Manager

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Job Description

Location : Kings Cross

Appointment Basis: Permanent
Salary/Benefits Include: Excellent Salary/Pension/Contibuted Healthcare


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide
Employing 6,000 people within the UK & Ireland, we are the prominent supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider. Alstom have built, or are building, just under 40% of the UK mainline train fleet, as well as the entire fleets in service with London Underground and Dublin Luas.


Your future role
Take on a new challenge and apply your Commercial Manager expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Lead Project Manager, and work alongside experienced 7 diligent teammates.
You will be responsible for the Management of a large project ,or a number of medium/small projects on projects in the SW&I portfolio as needed.  Providing support and assistance to the Programme Commercial Manager & Lead Project Manager to optimise margin on a project whilst protecting the project from commercial risk and maintaining a high standard in all areas in accordance with Alstom Policies and Procedures.

We’ll look to you for: 
•    Manage the client payment cycle up to and including Final Account including the Project Change Account to maximise income, improve margin and achieve best possible cash flow position.
•    Assess sub-contractors applications and issue notices strictly in accordance with contractual and legal requirements
•    Manage Sub-contractors from project start up, ensuring detailed and well-structured sub-contracts are in place, through to final account.
•    Contribute to and implement Project Commercial Management Plans
•    Assist to the achievement of corporate targets and budget within the Project Commercial Team
•    Represent the Commercial team at Project, business and client meetings, deputising for the Programme Commercial Managers or Project Directors when required.
•    To comply with, undertake and promote all relevant Environment, Health & Safety measures, responsibilities and activities.

•    Assess & Process Insurance Claims.


All about you
We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:
•    Educated to graduate entry degree level requirements or equivalent
•    Up to date Continuing Professional Development records
•    Knowledge of Contractor background with strong multi-discipline D&B experience
•    Familiar with Quantification, costing of construction works and task elemental cost analysis
•    Health, Safety and Sustainability matters relative to the industry.

•    Knowledege of Claims Handling.


On a more personal level, you will also need to be:
•   .Politically astute and customer focussed
•    Driven and ambitious for success
•    Strong communication skills with an ability to influence.


Things you’ll enjoy 
Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career.

You’ll also:
•    Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
•    Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
•    Contribute to innovative projects
•    Utilise our Flexible working environment
•    Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
•    Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
•    Progress towards Lead Project Manager.
•    Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive benefits (pension, life ins., medical, + anything specific to the site e.g. free on-site parking, canteen etc).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive, and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?.
We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief. As a ‘Disability Confident’ employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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