Commercial Manager in London - Unibail Rodamco Westfield

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London, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and operator of Flagship Destinations, with a portfolio valued at 54.5 Bn as at December 31, 2021, of which 86% in retail, 6% in offices, 5% in convention & exhibition venues and 2% in services. Currently, the Group owns and operates 85 shopping centres, including 53 Flagships in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. Present on two continents and in 12 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events and offers an exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers.We are imaginative and bold, always pushing the boundaries to achieve results. Our culture embraces creativity, diversity and progression, nurturing everyone we work with to reach the top of their profession.Key Objective:The full commercial management and administration of commercial activities for all the packages on the Westfield Stratford City project as a member of the wider Design & Construction team.Main Duties & Responsibilities:Commercial ManagementCommercial management of all the subcontractor and consultant accounts including certification of payments and issue of required payment notices to established accounting timetables from procurement stage to final account.Assessment and valuation of Loss and Expense claims for all the packages.Close out of package procurement following handover from procurement team of all contract related issues – final price, completion obligations, terms and conditions, sub contract security, warranties etc.Management of subordinates / involvement in any relevant resource based or recruitment related issues for the the packages. To include the Performance Reviews of these allocated staff as well as HR related issues – holidays / absence etc.The definition and implementation after review and approval by others of all commercial strategies for the the packages.Validation of Site Directions and Variation Notices for approval and sign off by authorised signatories and valuation of these works.General overview, on a day to day basis of all matters appertaining to the subcontractor accounts to include correspondence, emails and review of documentation.Preparation as appropriate of documentation for the execution of sub contracts.Involvement as necessary on difficult and contentious matters to eliminate / reduce commercial risk to the D&C business.Establish and maintain commercial relationship with subcontractors and consultants / third party client bodies.Attendance at senior project / commercial meetings. Key relationships with package Construction managers and planners.Review and critically examine pricing and providing cost advice in respect of any third party payment or external valuation issues, as well as internal change control requirements.General assistance as directed to the Commercial Director / Senior Commercial Manager and other senior members of the project teamReportsMonthly responsibility for accurate final outcome forecasts for allocated sub contract packages for review by the package Commercial Manager for ultimate inclusion within the consolidated project cost report.Attendance on invitation to the monthly project cost meeting to present and report on the the packages.Validation of values included within the consolidated project expenditure cashflows for allocated sub contract packages.Data entry of contractual and financial information into company electronic project and financial management system (Proliance).Assistance ensuring that all relevant contractors and suppliers CIS, insurances and company details are up to date.Risk/ Opportunity ManagementAdvise senior management on all contractual matters relating to the project ensuring compliance with contract and statutory requirements.Production and management of profit enhancement strategies and management of risk and opportunity from commencement to completion of the project.ProceduresPromote and strive for continual improvement and best practice and assist in the production of Company procedures.Procurement of Contractors and ConsultantsDefine, implement after validation and manage the procurement strategies for all the packages.Prepare recommendations and tender analysis reports for senior management approval as appropriate.Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications:HND or degree in quantity surveying.Contractor based background with particular demonstrated experience working on the packages.Experience of assessing Loss and Expense claims.People Management experience.Experience of cost reporting of construction projects in post-contract phase.Knowledge of standard forms of building contracts, governing law and procedures.Knowledge of construction methods and technology.Knowledge of construction project life cycle costs.Knowledge of health and safety and CDM legislation and issues.I.T experience including cost management systems, Word, Excel, Adobe and PowerPoint.Strong organisational skills – ability to multi task and prioritise workload and manage the workload and priorities of others.Fast and responsive – working to strict deadlinesProven communication and interpersonal skills to all levels.Resourceful, innovative thinker; able to work on own initiativeAbility to present reports to senior management of businessTeam Player – maintain close working relationships with all other employees of the business to assist in the facilitation of projects.Ability to listen and a willingness to learnUtmost discretion when dealing with all sensitive and confidential informationResults and achievement oriented to high standardsCommitted, motivated and passionate about our people and our company.Values & behaviours:Our values make us who we are. They are reflected in very concrete, day-to-day actions: how we work together, how we interact with each other, how we deliver together. Our values are the foundation of how we succeed together today, and how we will succeed together tomorrow.TOGETHER AT URWEXCELLENCE – We deliver positive and sustainable impactTEAMWORK – We unite diverse talent to succeedETHICS – We build on trust and transparencyBOLDNESS – We operate with an ambitious visionPASSION – We love what we can achieve togetherOWNERSHIP – We are action-oriented and accountableUnibail-Rodamco-Westfield is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and skills. We stand against racism, discrimination, and bias of any kind.   We believe that diversity is vital to the success of our business and we are committed to creating an environment of belonging. We welcome, embrace and make the most of people’s individual differences, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and other legally protected characteristics.SummaryLocation: LondonType: Full time


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