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Regional Commercial Manager

Full Time


Location:  Reading

Salary: Up to £65,500 plus bonus and car/cash allowance plus excellent benefits

Our Role

SSE Enterprise Contracting is part of the SSE Group and is a leading mechanical and electrical contractor in the UK with an annual turnover of around £500 million. Operating in a dynamic environment, we are involved in a range of projects throughout the UK running a variety of commercial and term contracts, and have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Commercial Manager to lead our commercial teams in the South East region, based from our flagship office in Reading.

Providing sound contractual advice to senior operational managers, you will review and advise on matters relating to pre-contract and post-contract, both upstream and downstream. You will provide assistance on contractual matters, including negotiating and advising on construction contracts, preparing CVRs and settling final accounts.

Your responsibilities will extend to analysing and reporting on contractual and commercial risk associated with contracts and sub contracts/supplier agreements and providing advice on the prevention and resolution of commercial and legal issues.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will be educated to degree level and hold a formal professional qualification such as MRICS. You should have proven experience in a commercial role with a M&E or main contractor, combined with a strong understanding of construction contracts.

You should possess effective communication and negotiation skills and be flexible and pragmatic. You’ll have the ability to suggest innovative and effective business improvements.

Due to the potential requirement to drive between sites on occasion, a valid UK driver’s license would be essential for this role.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK’s largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

– Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

– Great share plans

– Group Pension Plan

– One day paid volunteering

– Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 5th June 2019
















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