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Senior Commercial Manager - Major Projects job in London

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Job Ref:  R0011584
Employer:  Thales Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
14/10/2016 22:02
The technology and systems expertise offered by the Thales Transportation team powers safe, reliable and efficient services to rail networks the world over. In the UK, we deliver advanced signalling, supervision and control, integrated communications, security and information systems for urban rail, mainline rail and road networks. And as we continue to grow our business, we need more talent to join us in making Britain better connected.

The Senior Commercial Manager will be working on the 4LM (Four Lines Modernisation) project, a circa £750m scheme with London Underground to upgrade systems on the District, Hammersmith & City, Circle and Metropolitan lines which will allow LU to reduce journey times, increase numbers of trains per hour and increase the number of passengers carried on the network. This is currently the biggest urban rail signalling programme worldwide and is an exciting and complex challenge to deliver.

The role is central to the commercial success of the business, and as such the successful candidate will be a proactive and integral member of the senior management team, demonstrating strong leadership, senior internal and external stakeholder management and operational capability, setting and ensuring that the commercial strategy of the business is achieved.

Desired qualifications and experience:
  • Significant post contract experience within major technically and contractually challenging programmes, being specifically able to demonstrate successful delivery
  • Previous experience within a technology driven project environment
  • Ability to engage & proactively manage various stakeholders (both internal & external)
  • Driving delivery of the commercial objectives as agreed with the business
  • Demonstration of leadership skills at a senior level and proven ability to develop and manage commercial management teams in the delivery of significant programmes
  • Expert knowledge of general and specific contractual Terms & Conditions, specifically the post contract phase. Experience of working with NEC 3 contracts and the railway industry is desirable but not necessary.

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