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United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK
AECOM's commercial function is designed to link the operational requirements of the business with the key corporate functions such as finance, legal and risk. By supporting the commercial director , transportation the AECOM can ensure our bids and projects are commercially robust; ensuring areas such as contracts, liability, warranties, payment terms, security instruments, tax, f\\x, insurance and compliance have been suitably addressed. Advice and input will also be provided into complex pricing structures and models and ongoing project reviews.
You will be required to provide commercial support to the commercial director in relation to ensure that the project is commercially focused from the outset as well as providing ongoing support during project delivery and where necessary leading the dispute resolution process.
You will support the commercial director and take some responsibility for ensuring that all project proposals that require delegations of authority approval are referred to the appropriate individual or risk committee for the purpose of seeking approval.
+ Provide risk and commercial advice during the bid and project lifecycle to assess performance and provide support to the wider transportation business, project, market sector and/or business development leadership.
+ Support the commercial strategies on bids and support or lead on contractual negotiations.
+ Support and manage the development of risk committee submittals and take the lead position on key commercial issues on risk calls
+ Work with various bids and proposals teams to support and critically analyse the pricing documents, qualifications and project execution methodology.
+ Liaise with other corporate teams such as finance, legal, HR, Insurance, Tax and the office of risk management to provide all financial and commercial inputs into bids and proposals
+ With support from the finance function provide effective reporting and forecasting of the commercial performance within the transportation business.
+ Carry out detailed analyses of challenged projects and report on the issues and findings from both a commercial and finance compliance perspective.
+ Conduct lessons learned reviews to identify lessons learned and disseminate as appropriate.
+ Support the commercial team's business improvement initiatives such as the standardization of models and processes as well as the approach and tools used by projects to monitor and control their performance.
+ Ensure changes are managed rigorously with a focus on commercial implications of change, manage commercial risk and opportunity generally.
+ Ensure that activities meet both internal company standards and external regulatory requirements.
+ Proven experience gained within a legal, commercial or financial role within the construction and property industry
+ Preferably a degree in a business, finance, law or engineering discipline. Post graduate business qualifications are highly advantageous.
+ A qualification in accountancy, surveying or law e.g. ACCA, ACMA, CPA, MRICS, Law Society would be advantageous.
**Your benefits will include:**
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You'll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you're a member of the Reserve Forces you'll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
**What We Offer**
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
**Job Category** Commercial Management / Contract Management
**Business Line** Transportation
**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
**Country** United Kingdom
**Position Status** Full-Time
**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 219107BR
**Additional Locations** UK - Altrincham, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK - Swindon
**Clearance Required** No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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