About the role

Our projects are more than just your opportunity to make your mark. Theyre an opportunity to stretch, test and develop your expertise. Join our Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick team as a Commercial Manager on the Hinkley Point C Project and you'll deliver complex work that really matters to our business, and the world around you.

What you'll be doing

As a/an Commercial Manager, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • Reporting to a Senior Commercial Manager or Commercial Lead and Project Manager within the MEH Alliance EPM Commercial Organisation.
  • The Commercial Manager will typically be responsible for a contract(s) between 0- 100m in value subject to level of risk or complexity.
  • The day-to-day management of Commercial Assistants and Commercial Apprentices under their control.
  • Providing support to the procurement process during the Procurement & execution phase (pre & post award).
  • Providing commercial management for the delivery of contract final account agreements (close out).
  • Interfacing with Legal team on conditions of contract issues.
  • Providing support to the Senior Commercial Manager / Commercial Lead in ensuring all internal governance approval is in place to enable timely Contract Award.
  • Providing support to the SCM / CL with contract negotiations to ensure best value for the HPC project through the procurement process.
  • Participating in the contract kick-off meeting and organising the commercial section of the meeting.
  • Managing Supplier / Contractor commercial relationships.
  • Implementing progress and cost management, preparation of contract specific
    progress reports and reporting and participating in periodic contract reviews.
  • Leading contract commercial reviews and attending progress reviews where
  • Maintaining contract commercial files and cost records

Who we're looking for

You will have the following:

  • Educated to relevant degree level is preferable.
  • Able to demonstrate a noteworthy track record of administering successful contracts.
  • Effective commercial / contract management skills are essential, with clear knowledge of best practice contract methodologies.
  • Good commercial skills and ability to make sound decisions on matters of financial
  • Understanding of contract performance measurement, risk management and change and claim management.
  • Good negotiating, influencing and communication skills to command professional
    respect at all levels.
  • Familiarity with most common Forms of Contract (NEC & FIDIC) within the power construction industry and major projects and programme environment; with particular knowledge of UK Law and its impact upon the contract and commercial
    function is essential.
  • Familiar with the nuclear site licence conditions and the nuclear baseline philosophy

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick (BBK) is a market leading mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) and mechanical, electrical and instrumentation (ME&I) solutions provider with over 100 years of engineering expertise.

We design, install and maintain the systems that make building infrastructure work. Emphasising environmentally efficient technologies, digital construction and offsite manufacturing, our experienced teams deliver high quality solutions across the following sectors: Aviation, Buildings, Civils, Defence, Energy and New Build Nuclear.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

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