Commercial Manager, Infrastructure | General Contractor |

  • Toronto, Vancouver, FIFO Remote Projects
  • Posted 6 days ago
  • Salary: $140,000+

General Contractor

Leading general contractor focused on ICI buildings and infrastructure projects across Canada

Large general contractor seeking experienced Commercial Manager with 10+ years of experience in construction phase of large infrastructure projects ($100m+)

The Commercial Manager is responsible for the commercial aspects of the Project. The Commercial Manager will manage Design Build Contract administration, changes and payment claims; subcontracts administration, changes and claims; all procurement, expediting and goods receipt; commercial reporting and cost control.

Responsibilities:

  • Management and Supervision of the project’s contractual and commercial team;
  • Provision of commercial and contractual advice to the project leadership team;
  • Development and implementation of the Procurement Management Plan and commercial and contractual management policies, procedures and systems;
  • Undertake risk identification and mitigation of commercial risks;
  • Provide training and development of commercial staff;
  • Manage subcontract procurement, administration, changes and claims;
  • Commercial management of the design consultants;
  • Control commercial costs and provide commercial reports;
  • Assist the Project Manager develop the quality, health & safety and environmental objectives for the Project; and promote achievement of these objectives throughout the full project team;
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, Provincial, and local laws, particularly applicable Occupational Health & Safety Acts/Construction Safety Act regulations and environmental requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and maintain a good understanding of the contractual, commercial and financial issues on the project;
  • Provide direction, leadership and advise on commercial strategy for successful project execution;
  • Prepare, maintain and provide access to all the Project’s commercial documentation;
  • Provide a high level of quality assurance and review on all commercial matters relating to the project; and,
  • Ensure the subcontractors and suppliers have access to the correct design specifications and drawings, and conduct reviews of work to ensure compliance to the correct commercial documentation, specifications and drawings;

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Currently operating at senior executive level on a major project or as commercial manager in a large construction company;
  • Proven contractual and commercial management ability at executive level;
  • Thorough knowledge of contract language and legal requirements of contracts;
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills; and
  • Excellent team work, organizational and communication skills.

Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or corresponding professional membership;
  • Minimum of 10 years commercial management experience on major projects;
  • Proven track record on delivering commercial outcomes on major projects;
  • Experience in managing major subcontracts and design consultancies;
  • Previous major project Joint Venture experience is desirable; and
  • Ability to operate and manage at the executive level of the Project structure in a PPP/PFI environment.
  • Local Canadian experience preferred — minimum of one year local experience.

Ideal Candidate

• Only candidates with authorisation to work in Canada will be considered.
• Only exceptional candidates who require sponsorship will be considered for this role.

Please clearly highlight relevant work experience, project overviews and project scale ($) in your resume.

 

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