Onshore Wind, Offshore Wind
We are working with one of the leading names in offshore wind who are looking to hire a Commercial Manager.
The Commercial Manager will lead on supply chain development and engagement to identify project partners and suppliers and negotiate ‘win-win’ contracts to ensure timely delivery of goods and services to the project.
· Implement strategies to trigger growth in the supply chain and negotiate contractual arrangements.
· Lead supply chain activity for each package.
· Lead a multifunctional team of engineers, procurement, construction and operational experts through the engagement process up to the point of signing contracts and thereafter provide support and commercial advice to project managers through the construction and operational phases.
· Coordinate levelised energy cost analysis and achieving cost targets.
· Analyse market performance and determine strategies to overcome capacity constraints and provide for potential technology innovations.
· Negotiate with key suppliers to achieve project objectives.
· Develop and maintain effective contacts and working relationships with key suppliers.
· Plan and manage the preparation and communication of product specifications for bids and manage negotiations to achieve the most favourable prices, quality, delivery time, etc.
· Identify requirements for long-term framework agreements and negotiate competitive terms.
· Influence project teams to achieve the business objectives for a project.
· Degree or professional qualification in Engineering, Commercial or Procurement discipline.
· Thorough understanding of the complex commercial and technical requirements related to supply of products/materials and services to offshore wind projects.
· Experience of commercial management of projects in excess of $100m capital expenditure.
· Good all-round understanding of financial, commercial and business principles and risk mitigation practices.
· A general technical understanding and experience of the construction process, including design, fabrication and installation in order to work effectively with construction, operations and technical teams.
· Knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with construction projects.
· Ability to analyse and forecast how the supply chain capability and capacity for offshore wind is likely to develop over the next de cade.
· Experience in contracting in the offshore environment.
· Knowledge and experience of large scale engineering contracts, such as FIDIC and LOGIC.
· IT literate with experience of quality standards and procurement management.