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Commercial Manager

London Gatwick Airport
London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick
£Competitive + £4,000 Flex allowance, up to 20% bonus and benefits
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Commercial Manager

London Gatwick (Airport)

Compensation: The salary for this role has not been advertised, however, we promise you won't be disappointed. If you want to know more detail, our recruitment team will be able to advise - please contact them on 0330 053 2129.

40 hours, Monday - Friday. Hybrid working available

As a Commercial Manager at London Gatwick, you'll have the unique opportunity to be part of the growth and development of one of the world's busiest airports. In this role, you'll be instrumental in the implementation and delivery of effective cost and commercial processes for significant multi-discipline projects (typical value over £150m) helping to shape the future of the world's most efficient single runway airport. . Working across the full project lifecycle alongside skilled and knowledgeable teams throughout the construction department. These are exciting projects that will drive significant improvements in customer experience, enhance our commercial income stream whilst providing increased capacity that paves the way for future airport growth. At London Gatwick , we are proud innovators and support our people to achieve their goals in a flexible and forward-thinking environment. A positive work-life balance is not just a nice to have for our colleagues, but something we encourage to ensure everyone can flourish.

Our teams do something every day other airports only dream of.

What is the role?

Reporting into the Programme Commercial Manager, you will play a key role in the team, responsible for all cost and commercial aspects of a project, ensuring that all performance targets are met, if not exceeded.

Other duties include:
  • Leading and managing the project's commercial team with values in excess of £150m. Motivating, mentoring and coaching the team to achieve their best
  • Leading the development and maintenance of accurate project cost plans and cost estimates throughout the project lifecycle
  • Leading all change control for the project (and associated smaller projects where required)
  • Leading the management of the project budget, ensuring value for money and validation of costs
  • Leading the close-out of all contracts within the project, including the development and implementation of project close-out plan(s)

What are we looking for?

The live environment at London Gatwick requires all our teams to have a flexible and adaptable approach, problem solving skills and an innovative outlook. Involved in diverse projects from inception to completion whilst working alongside multiple internal and external stakeholders. In addition, this role requires:
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in relevant engineering, business or construction related field
  • Membership of a professionally recognised cost organisation such as RICS
  • Experience s aa Commercial Manager/Senior Quantity Surveyor on multi-year programmes/projects with a value typically in excess of £100m in a relevant industry
  • Experience of leading, mentoring and developing teams

What's in it for you?

Our employees tell us that working here is something special and no day is like another; Where our teams do something every day other airports only dream of. Along with a competitive salary our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including:
  • Performance-based bonus scheme
  • High street shops and restaurant discounts
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Professional training to develop
  • Discounted travel
  • Volunteer days

What it's like to work at London Gatwick?

At London Gatwick, our people are our biggest asset. We want our people to thrive and have the best experience while working with us. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included.

We are an organisation that places diversity, equity and inclusion at its heart. Our aim; to create a place where everyone belongs and has a voice, and we recognise we all play an important role in our success.

To find out more about what it's like to work at London Gatwick, visit our careers site Careers | Grow your career with Gatwick Airport LGW

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the application process please contact us directly.

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Let's make time fly

Joining team Gatwick means growing your career with the world's most efficient single runway airport - where no two days are the same. You'll get the space and support to grow and develop your career with us. Together, we can succeed in creating an enjoyable and effortless experience for our passengers.

Creating an enjoyable and effortless passenger experience

Our passengers are at the heart of everything we do. We've grown from a small flying club to the UK's second largest airport - serving over 46 million passengers in 2019. We're focused on making the journey through the airport as quick and smooth as possible - for every passenger. If this is your kind of challenge, join our team as we rebuild and grow for our passengers, people and local communities.

Inside Gatwick

We're open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - the airport is a city that never sleeps.
Here's just some of the things you'll really enjoy:

BENEFITS - Your payslip is only part of the pacakge. At Gatwick we offer you health, travel and financial benefits

IN THE ACTION - You'll have a backstage pass to all the action. We encourage you to explore the airport and shadow other teams.

GIVING BACK - You'll have two days every year to support a cause that’s important to you and take part in our community programmes.

Grow your career with us

Joining team Gatwick means growing your career with the world's most efficient single runway airport - where no two days are the same. You'll get the space and support to grow and develop with us. Together, we can succeed in creating an enjoyable and effortless experience for our passengers.

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