Schlumberger is seeking an experienced Commercial Manager to join the Schlumberger regional annex team. Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate for this position will be highly motivated with significant experience within related operational industry. The commercial manager's main roles include the financial management of projects, negotiating and agreeing contracts and verifying employee performance. The Commercial Manager would be responsible for providing timely, commercially focused, high quality advice and work product that adds value to each of the business units and the overall Schlumberger Group. You will build, maintain and lead a capable team to provide best practice and commercially astute services across a wide range of commercial and general activities. You will provide services to operational managers to assist them to optimize the site’s operating expenditure and capital expenditure by providing and utilizing business information and reporting, financial accounting systems, Schlumberger management information systems, procurement and inventory management.
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Role & Responsibilities:
- Providing independent, commercially focused and solution driven advice to the Executive General Manager across a broad range of commercial matters;
- Develop and drive Commercial strategies to support the achievement of the business plan.
- Drafting or reviewing commercial proposals and their analysis;
- Drafting, reviewing and assisting in negotiating a broad range of contracts including project contracts and general corporate documentation;
- Providing strategic advice on business and contract administration;
- Providing commercially driven advice and drafting relevant documentation and financial models;
- Assisting to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements;
- Assisting with the management of the Group’s insurance program;
- Assisting the Finance Department in the proactive management of debt recovery matters;
- Active participation in the Wagner Corporation business, finance and administration teams.
- Identifying and providing new commercial opportunities and advice
- Provide commercial supervision and oversight of business improvement projects
- Work with customers and Sales team to improve the profitability of inventory levels
- Coach, train and mentor all operational, administration and commercial staff
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Tertiary qualification in economics, finance, commerce, accounting, supply Chain, business, management, marketing, engineering, law or a related field is required.
- A minimum of 4-5 years post qualification experience, preferably with strong corporate experience; strong commercial, new business / account management background.
- Demonstrated experience in development and control of large budgets and expenditure. Experience driving continuous improvement initiatives and best practice within your department and the broader business.
- Demonstrated experience leading a team of professionals to deliver against set targets.
- Ability to build credibility, lead change and influence operational management.
- Experience making commercial decisions that lead to successful outcomes.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently to organize and prioritize demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines and follow-through within a fast-paced environment with multiple and competing demands.
- Ability to review and identify risks in commercial contracts and provided feedback your internal stakeholders and commercial client.
- An enthusiasm to challenge the status quo, whilst using your inquisitive nature and discretion to identify commercial opportunities for improvement and development.
- Excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong commercial acumen and business understanding. Ability to manage both internal and customer relationships.
- A well-developed understanding of market engagement practices, market drivers, government requirements, policies and processes.