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Commercial Projects Manager ( Nuclear & Fabrication)

Location: Humberside

Bilfinger UK is a leading provider of engineering, automation and maintenance, modifications and operations services to industrial clients across the oil & gas, energy & power, nuclear and chemical/pharmaceutical sectors. Our skilled workforce provides unified, multidisciplinary support through the life-span of an asset - including design and build, automated control systems and operations and maintenance - driving efficiencies and reducing costs.


We are actively recruiting for an experienced Commercial Manager to join the B-UK Projects business, reporting to the Commercial Director Projects, Engineering and Automation.

As Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for all commercial aspects of the business including the Quantity Surveying and overseeing relevant estimations, whilst also identifying and developing growth, where possible.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experiene within a Mechanical construction Commercial Management environment  within a main or sub-contractor (ideally Mechanical Fabrication and/or Nuclear).

Experiences in both JCT and NEC suite of contracts is desirable. This technical and contractual awareness will provide advisory support to our delivery teams involved in our partnership contracts. Taking ownership and responsibility for your key objectives is important as well as being a team player in a dynamic and friendly group.

This is a key account position so will compliment a self-motivated, open minded and career driven individual with a desire to succeed with a growing and dynamic business.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary + package and excellent opportunities to progress your career with a growing business


Key Activities

  • Providing accurate live forecasting taking into account the project programme and reporting in accordance with the respective SAP accounts.
  • Ensure SAP accurately reflects project and frame contract status in terms of actual and forecast revenue, costs, work in progress (WIP) and obligations.
  • Making sure actual costs are properly monitored and assessed against the baseline estimate, in particular, all site costs including direct labour, plant & materials, all management bookings and challenge any variance to the plans.
  • Robust project controls and accurate reporting of progress/work done, contractors responsibilities, early warnings, payment, compensation events, risk and opportunities.
  • Ensuring that proper records are kept so that all financial information for audits and cost assurance is readily available.
  • Ensuring robust estimates are provided that are aligned to scope and makes due allowance for all risks and opportunities.
  • Alignment to the overall commercial strategy within B-UK to ensure goals, targets and objectives are delivered.
  • Making sure any withheld, disputed or disallowed costs are reported to the Project Manager and Project Board, whilst making sure any inadmissible costs are not included within the project/programme costs.
  • Actively participate in Contract Reviews and/or Project Boards.
  • Carry out monthly site visits and engagement with the site team to drive commercial performance and ensure innovations and improvements are planned, resourced and being delivered as directed by the line manager.

Experience and Qualifications


  • Financial & Commercial experience of projects and/or term contracts
  • Must have contract administration experience working with NEC suite of contracts;
  • Experience of dealing with operational and project teams
  • Extensive experience working within a contracting or customer commercial role
  • Educated to MBA/Masters Degree level or equivalent
  • Membership of professional body e.g RICS (preferred)
  • Accountancy / Commercial / engineering qualification (degree etc.)

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