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Assistant Commercial Manager

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: JSM16901097
  • Recruiter: Jamie Smith
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Assistant Commercial Manager - London

An international Facilities Management Company based in London are current recruiting for an Assistant Commercial Manager to start with them on a 6 month fixed term contract. In this role you will be the specific commercial manager for a portfolio of contracts; working closely with Account Directors for the contracts and the account teams. 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.

Key Responsibilities for Portfolio of Accounts:

  • 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.
  • Supply chain governance including working closely with the account team and Procurement to align to optimise supplier maintenance agreements through flow down agreements aligned to the client contract as well as account reconciliation.

Skills & Attributes:

  • Commercial / Financial experience in a commercial services contract environment.
  • Prior client facing experience.
  • Evidence of strong understanding of the importance of process and control within Commercial.
  • 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.

Please quote job ref JSM16901097 when applying for this role

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