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Commercial Manager (Water Division)

As the Commercial Manager for the Wastewater & Geomatics UK division, you will be located from Warrington and report into the Wastewater Director.

This role will see you being responsible for the commercial performance of the Wastewater & Geomatics UK division, whilst ensuring the effective flow of information between varying levels of personnel from the Water division on bids & tenders, contract negotiations and financial management of all projects.

Main Responsibilities, but not limited to:
• Assisting with the development and delivery of the project strategy, planning and implementation
• Management reporting and resolution of commercial issues
• Production of Payment Applications and monitoring of payments
• Credit control/cash conversion
• Budgeting and forecasting
• Bidding, pricing and project costing
• Project correspondence and SLAs
• Supply chain management
• Contract management of on-going projects from signing to closure, including: -
o Management of Contract Variations
o Participation in contract claims & dispute settlement
o Involvement in contract negotiation and contract signing with clients
o Involvement in interpreting contractual obligations & rights and evaluation of technical/financial problems for management reporting
o Applying innovative control methods that consistently delivering bottom line savings
o Contract Administration (Main Contracts and Sub-Contracts)
o Verifying Sub-Contractors Payments/Claims
• Involvement in interpreting contractual obligations & rights and evaluation of technical/financial problems for management reporting

Skills, qualifications & experience required:
o Proven experience within commercial management
o Prior experience of working within a Utilities are or Consultancy business
o Advanced user of the complete Microsoft office package
o Successful track record in delivering compliance with externally accredited management systems
o Hold a full UK driving license
o Degree qualified within a relevant subject

What we offer you
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 25 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.