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Assistant Commercial Manager

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: JSM16897202
  • Recruiter: Jamie Smith

Assistant Commercial Manager

A facilities management company are seeking an Assistant Commercial Manager. The role will be a 6 month fixed term contract with a chance of being extended or made permanent dependent on performance and growth within the company.

You will be responsible for specific commercial management for a portfolio of contracts; working closely with the Accounts Directors for the contract and accounts tram. This includes building relationships with the client and ensuring that the on-going contractual and financial performance of the accounts meet expectations for both them and the client.

Responsibilities:

  • Commercial Co-lead for contractual change control notifications and liaison with the clients regarding pricing of new buildings / assets / site closures / other changes working closely with the account teams to ensure optimisation of processes as well as an accurate and consistent approach to profitable growth.
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial forecasting including P&L, cash, client forecasting requirements and the budget planning process. Pro-active management of the billing process and cash collection. In addition delivery of contractual financial commitments (e.g. if relevant: gain share, reconciliations, and reporting) for the client in line with the contracts by account.
  • Co-lead key commercial processes for projects delivery e.g. supplier selection; additional services and projects sign off processes; financial performance of variable works; scope change sign off process and reporting for both them and the client and margin delivered through the additional revenue.
  • Development and maintenance of a professional and proactive business relationship with all levels of the client's representatives. Promoting the company; development of services and carefully understanding the changing needs of the customer.
  • Ensuring that processes are consistently followed and challenged to maintain financial and commercial control.
  • Close working with the Account Director for the portfolio as well as the Account Managers by account and provision of cover for Account Director, Account Managers and Commercial team when required.

Skills:

  • Commercial / Financial experience in a commercial services contract environment.
  • Prior client facing experience.
  • Experience in delivering through others.
  • Professional, committed, conscientious, pro-active and innovative.
  • Numerate, accurate and confident and have the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Strong communicator able to communicate with clients, operations, suppliers, and team.
  • Positive attitude to change and ability to be flexible to the changing priorities of the role.
  • Ability to prioritise workloads appropriately.
  • High level of computer literacy including Excel; PowerPoint; Word; Financial Systems.
  • High level of focus on achievement of targeted results.

If interested in the above role please send through an application ASAP.

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