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Commercial Manager Middle East and Africa (m/f) - fixed term contract untill 30.09.2018
Bombardier | Derby, Connecticut
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Commercial Manager Middle East and Africa (m/f) - fixed term contract untill 30.09.2018-TEMA-UKDY01361422


With 61 production and engineering sites and 18 service centres in 28 countries, Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in the rail industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from complete trains to sub-systems, maintenance services, system integration and signalling. Our installed base of rolling stock exceeds 100,000 rail cars and locomotives worldwide. Our 39,400 employees continue a proud tradition of delivering ingenious rail transportation solutions.

Therefore if you are attracted by acting in a complex environment of high end technology aiming to shape sustainable ways of moving people around the globe, you should apply for our exciting roles as a Commercial Manager focusing on the Middle East region.

We are currently looking to recruit a Commercial Manager for our Middle East and Africa projects, located in Derby, UK on a fixed term contract with an end date of 30.09.2018

As a Commercial Manager you will provide leadership & guidance to the project teams within the Middle East and Africa regions, establishing commercial processes and procedures. You will also be providing leadership, governance, advice, guidance and support in relation to commercial topics within the project core team and wider organisation. This means championing the Commercial perspective in all aspects of project delivery to achieve business objectives.

- Experience of leading and working with senior project teams on complex projects. Ability to build and maintain client relationships.
- Take on responsibility for a projects commercial performance. Developing the overall commercial strategy for the project and leading on contractual negotiations.
- You will have a proven ability to lead and mentor a team, implementing new procedures and strategies.
- Management of commercial and contractual relationships with customers, external partners and suppliers, including conducting negotiations and problem definition and resolution;
- Leading or supporting aspects of Risks and Opportunity process management;
- Maintain commercial control during project lifetime through implementation of contract management tools and procedures (including Requirements Managements, Documentation and external Change Management, and ensuring Contract Awareness) to projects;


- Solid experience in the field of Commercial Contracts Management, Project Management in a complex commercial/technical sector, or possibly alternatives involving contractual interpretation and enforcement
- High level of commercial and business awareness while also detailed experience in contract management including diligent document control, reporting, drafting and preparation of claims and/or variations;
- You will have a proven ability to lead and mentor a team, implementing new procedures and strategies.
- Proven ability to conduct successful commercial and/or contract change negotiations with Customers and/or Partners at both project and senior levels;
- Commercial and/or negotiation skills qualifications and a good background with Project Management tools and practices are highly desirable;
- At least basic understanding of contract law, business accounts and accounting practices;
- Excellent communication, follow-up and stakeholders management skills at all levels;
- You are fluent in English and you have a degree in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Sales/Commercial, Law, or a combination of these.

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Job: Contracts
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Temporary

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