Senior Commercial Manager

Contract Scotland Limited

Senior Commercial Manager

Salary DOE

Contract Scotland Limited, Glasgow

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 2 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: J44141

Full Job Description

Our client is a leading player in the construction and infrastructure industry, with a strong commitment to delivering high-quality projects that make a lasting impact on communities. With a rich history and a forward-thinking approach, our client has consistently been at the forefront of innovation in the sector.

Role Overview: We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Commercial Manager to join our client's esteemed team. As a Senior Commercial Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the financial aspects of complex infrastructure projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget. This is an excellent opportunity for a strategic thinker with a strong commercial acumen to contribute to the success of major construction initiatives.

The Project: Accelerated Strategic Transmission Investment (ASTI) framework, involves investing over £10bn to upgrade the electricity transmission network infrastructure across the north of Scotland between now and 2030, as the region is set to play a leading role in delivering energy security and net zero. 

The north of Scotland will play a key role in enabling the connection of up to 11GW of new offshore wind capacity through ScotWind projects, enough to power more than ten million homes in the UK and supporting 20,000 jobs across the UK, 9,000 of which will be in Scotland.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead the commercial function for the framework mentioned above 
  • Provide strategic commercial guidance to project teams, ensuring financial objectives are met.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to negotiate and finalise contracts, ensuring favorable terms.
  • Conduct risk assessments and implement effective mitigation strategies.
  • Monitor project budgets, financial performance, and forecast future trends.
  • Foster strong relationships with clients, suppliers, and internal teams.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing commercial team.


  • Proven experience as a Senior Commercial Manager in the construction or infrastructure sector.
  • Strong understanding of contract management and negotiation.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets and financial performance on large projects.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic thinking with a results-oriented mindset.
  • Leadership experience with a track record of developing and motivating teams.
  • Relevant degree in business, finance, or a related field.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.

Interested? Submit your CV today by clicking Apply Now to have a confidential chat with Kirstin at Contract Scotland. 

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We value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.