Commercial Contract Manager

Requisition Number:  7659

Preston, LAN, GB, PR4 0XJ

Role Description


  • This is a flexible role where you can work from both home and at the Springfields site.  At times you will also be required to travel.
  • You will be working in the Fuel Delivery and Contract Management team.  You will be expected to work with and alongside a variety of stakeholders internally and externally across the business.
  • You will be responsible for the management of a suite of commercial sales contracts relating to Fuel/Intermediate manufacture and /or Uranium Recovery and Storage and support other commercial sales contracts as required on behalf of the Company.
  • You will ensure that all contractual obligations are understood and achieved to deliver value to Westinghouse and its customers. 
  • Support new opportunities from identification of opportunity through to contract delivery.


Key Responsibilities include:


  • Delivery of the suite of contracts and all contract deliverables
  • Delivery of other commercial sales contracts as required
  • Represent the Company and be recognised as the contractual lead and key interface with the customer maintaining and developing excellent customer and other stakeholder relationships in support of contract delivery
  • Leading the delivery of the Voice of the Customer (VOC) surveys including the management, feedback and closeout of resultant improvement actions
  • Lead all customer meetings/visits/audits demonstrating an ability to positively impact and influence towards desired outcomes
  • Review and agree delivery schedules/shipment details in line with contractual lead times
  • Ownership and management of the contracts demand and financials including all income, margin and cash forecasting, invoicing and cash collection and Business Plan submission in consultation with the Customer Account Manager
  • Ownership and management of risk, mitigation plans and escalation where appropriate 
  • Maintaining high standards of systems and control to support delivery always seeking for opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Manage and support the interface between all Westinghouse supporting departments and business units e.g. production, quality, transport, finance and the relevant Westinghouse Business Units
  • Seek new opportunities within your contracts/customers  
  • Lead new opportunities through the Company ‘s Stage Gate process and working with Commercial Integration / Customer Account Managers in reviewing offer letters and contract drafts.
  • Lead on internal deliverables such as Export Licence Control.
  • To be a subject matter expert and continually seek to raise standards and seek continuous improvements


Qualifications and Experience


  • Typically, a number of years relevant commercial experience with customer interface
  • A professional qualification relevant to the role or relevant experience.
  • High standards and expectations in their approach to work.
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills are required to effectively manage the work of the team and the interface with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, sound judgement and an ability to prioritise workload to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Prepared to work flexibly
  • Enthusiastic approach to work and a positive team player
  • A Strong customer focus and an ability to seek win:win solutions
  • Demonstrated approach to continuous improvement
  • Strong financial acumen with an understanding of forecasting, business planning and contract pricing
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to operate Business Systems such as SAP
  • Adheres to all legislative, regulatory and company procedures and standards e.g. safety, quality, risk and security etc. appropriate to the role
  • Committed to their own safety and the safety of the team.

Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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