A skilled Commercial Manager with extensive
experience gained from 17 years working in various sectors in the
construction industry. Practical experience has been gained working
in the private and public sector with sub-contractor, contractor and
client organisations. This has been reinforced with extensive and
almost continuous academic development including a BSc in Quantity
Surveying, a Law Degree and Post Graduate Diploma. In addition I am
currently completing an MSc in Construction Law. I always seek to
rely on standard IT applications to enhance efficiency, but in
addition I am highly competent and fully embracing of the
traditional skills of subjective pragmatic analysis and
presentation. Trust, loyalty and integrity are held in the highest
regard, as is focus on delivering value to clients.
|| Data analysis in order to present to best advantage.
Detailed when required, pragmatic when appropriate
|| Successfully mentored a candidate through the CIPS programme.
Worked full time for a 12 month period on a multi million pound claim
which resulted in a £7m saving for the client organisation.
Led the competitive Procurement process from its inception on behalf
of a client organization.
Commercially administered numerous projects from less than £100K to
Introduced fair and equitable processes into a clients procurement of
Led the Bid Management on behalf of a medium sized contractor.
A self motivated Commercial and Contracts Manager
with 27 years experience in the building and construction industry,
the most recent of which have been with Network Rail. Experienced
manager with team building attitude, focused on goal achievement.
Practical approach to generating efficiency and quality in the
commercial process. Track record of utilisation of information
technology. Collaborative and alliancing experience. Hands on
|| Managing teams to succeed
Highly developed negotiation skills
Challenging and Intrusive
|| Managed the commercial function of the implementation of a
£120m annual structures, property and outside parties programme.
Directly managed a team of 17 quantity surveyors and two planners,
assigning projects and tasks and motivating the team to meet deadlines
Indirectly managed 30 commercial staff within two framework contracts.
Led the client team in resolving a £7m dispute on a specific scheme.
Facilitated team workshops in order to maximise teamwork and achieve
Set commercial strategy for two contractor\client integrated project
teams with a total staff of over 100 building a partnering and
continuous improvement culture.
Introduced supply chain process improvements in order to maximise
Introduced supply chain workshops in order to expand the supply base.
Part of successful framework contract that was awarded Maintainer of
the Year at the 2003 Rail Awards.
Attended intensive advanced project management course and utilised
techniques to lead improvement plans which resolved issues on an under
Led the introduction of robust risk & value management processes
throughout the programme of works.
Led improvements to the estimating function leading to feedback and
analysis on unit costs.
Led the introduction of e-tendering.