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Commercial Lead - Data Centre

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    £80k - 100k per year + Full Benefits package

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    3D Personnel

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    07436 035913

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    8 months ago

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Job Title:              Commercial Lead – Data Centres

Location:              Germany

Our client is major contractor with a group turnover of over £2bn specifically targeting growth in the Data Centre sector. As this role is based in Germany, candidates who can speak the language would be preferred.

What will you be doing:

  • To take active responsibility for all financial procedures in conjunction with the Commercial Director.
  • Take a lead role in ensuring a Cash flow is of an accuracy that allows the client to draw down on the correct project funding requirements each quarter.
  • Assist in developing supply chain
  • Be aware of element costings and costs/ft2.
  • Develop initial project budget and agree detailed cost plan with the Senior Commercial Manager for agreement with the professional team.
  • Confirm project insurance arrangements.
  • Advise client on procurement routes available.
  • Prepare and monitor Bid Package Tender Schedule.
  • Advise on product selection, specifications and assist with value engineering exercises.
  • Advise on selection of Works Contractors.
  • Attend and if necessary chair meetings with the design team and with works contractors.
  • Manage the change process in conjunction with the extended team.
  • Instruct accounts to pay subcontractors and suppliers
  • Prepare ‘rolling' final account throughout project and agree at PC
  • Close out financial account and retention releases
  • Prepare final account reconciliation (CVR), create regular budget and price updates, update computerised cost control system and prepare the monthly cost and progress report for Interior directors responsible
  • Internal reporting via billing monitors, MCR's and interim CVR's

What do you need:

  • Bilingual in German and English is preferable
  • This project will suit a Senior Commercial Manager with a professional and proactive manner who has a genuine desire to develop management skills on a project that will incorporate many work activities not often encountered on Interior projects.
  • Previous experience of successfully carrying out the Commercial Management role on a large project, £50 M + and its delivery within the time and budget constraints to a high quality.
  • Mechanical & Electrical experience
  • Preferably previous experience of construction work on existing buildings.
  • Recognised qualification in a building related subject