Commercial Manager

Employer Information

Lagan Specialist Contracting Group


T: 028 9045 5531


Job Title:                      Commercial Manager
Company:                    Lagan Aviation & Infrastructure Limited    
Location:                      RAF Fairford initially, thereafter throughout the UK.

What you'll do
The following reflect the main tasks associated with your position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive:

  • Provide commercial links between site team/s, Project Director and Commercial Director
  • Commercial review and risk analysis of potential contracts
  • Review all contract documentation generated throughout the contract period to ensure the recovery of all entitlements and contract compliance
  • Drafting of all subcontracts required on site, with submission to the Commercial Director for approval.
  • Managing the procurement process of subcontractors and supply chain on site
  • Managing the cost capturing process on site and ensuring COINS accounting costs are up to date and in compliance with company finance procedures.
  • Preparation and management of monthly Cost Value Reports, Cash flows and Forecast costs to completion on each project
  • To ensure commercial control of contracts throughout project execution and delivery
  • External liaison and commercial administration of all suppliers and customers regarding project progress and contractual issues
  • Preparation and/or the management of contractual claims / Variations
  • Risk analysis and control
  • Conducting, preparing and/or managing disputes (if required)
  • Awareness of the estimating process and management of the budget process in tandem with the Site/s Project Manager/Director
  • Compliance with Health and Safety regulations
  • Liaise with the client on site and represent the Company at progress meetings, in order to provide a customer/client focused approach to the project, and in the resolving of operational and commercial issues. Client negotiation from inception to final account.
  • Portray a professional image to all external bodies, in the management of the contract.
  • Responsible, in conjunction with the site QS’s, for all contractual and other on site administration, keeping accurate records of all stages of the contract
  • Recruitment of commercial staff on site if required, with approval from Project Director and Commercial Director
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as required to ensure an efficient and commercially satisfactory outcome of the Project.

What you'll bring:

  • 10 + years’ experience in a commercially-focused role
  • Experience in contract law and being able to negotiate effectively and competently
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Third level qualification in Civil Engineering / Quantity Surveying or a related discipline.
  • Commercial awareness, practical knowledge of estimating, experience of different forms of contract and associated contractual law.
  • Strong team building and leadership skills
  • Personal stamina to drive the contract though effective management of the available resources to meet contract deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, providing relevant reports.
  • Ability to manage oneself and work to and meet deadlines.


  • Membership of, or working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CICES etc)

The closing date for completed applications is 18th June 12 noon


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