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Commercial Manager


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Commercial Manager
Location:              Warrington, Cheshire + Hybrid Working Arrangement 
Compensation:    Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                 SF56992


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Commercial Manager, at our Warrington, Cheshire site.


The role

As a Commercial Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll design, manufacture and install a solution to solve technically complex customer challenges in decommissioning.


Day-to-day, you’ll ensure compliant administration of customer head contracts and associated subcontracts, responsible for driving effective contract change, communications, KPI management and commercial / financial reporting.

  • Provision of expert commercial and contractual support and advice across designated projects, working closely with the Project Managers.
  • Developing contractual based arguments to support negotiations with customers and subcontractors.
  • Negotiate change and resolve disputes at project level with customers, being an initial point of escalation for relevant project teams.
  • Provide management and development of junior members of the project commercial team.
  • This position involves travel/working across a range of internal and customer sites, as a requirement of the role.


This role is full time, 37 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 3 days in the office/onsite and 2 days working from home. This role is based at Warrington, Cheshire and requires occasional travel across a range of internal and customer sites.

Essential experience of the Commercial Manager:

  • Experience of bidding and administering NEC3/4 contracts, preferably ECC experience.
  • Experience of managing customer contracts and relationships.
  • Well-rounded commercial experience.
  • Experience of working within highly regulated industries.
  • Post- contract delivery experience.


Qualifications for the Commercial Manager:

  • QS degree preferred but will consider people without if they can demonstrate appropriate experience.


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Growth opportunities
  • Potential to develop skills
  • Opportunities to travel within the UK


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:    26/07/2024



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