Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Commercial Manager to join our team.


  • Support the Commercial Director in a range of commercial activities;
  • Liaise with, and provide advice to the Program’s Financial Advisor and Early Train Operator;
  • Provide commercial and procurement advice for future civil engineering and rail contracts;
  • Assist in the commercial management of existing high-speed rail infrastructure contracts.


  • Proven experience influencing senior leaders;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strategic thinking with good commercial awareness and negotiating skills;
  • An eye for detail and for the bigger picture;
  • Divergent thinking with an ability to challenge the status quo;
  • Ability to work across a networked organization;
  • Experience managing teams of employees, researchers and contractors across time zones;
  • Strong presentation skills;
  • Experience of the rail industry and supplier market;
  • Strong leadership and inter-personal skills;
  • Highly organized with a strong focus on detail and accuracy;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline;
  • Strategic decision-making approach to business interests. Must demonstrate sound business judgment and a strong business acumen;
  • Work effectively as an individual with minimal supervision, or as a team member as required;
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.