Senior Commercial Manager Netherlands


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February 9, 2023
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Tom Hornsey
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Senior Commercial Manager - Germany - Spain - Netherlands - UK - Ireland
Up to €150,000 + 25% Bonus + Stock options

Kenton Black Recruitment are proud to be representing the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 245+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. They are a fast-growing global company with 70+ quarters of growth.

Job Summary

This position reports directly to the EMEA Commercial Management Lead, Global Design & Construction

The primary focus of the role is commercial management oversight across their portfolio's major expansion construction projects throughout EMEA

The position works closely with other internal project teams of varying levels of seniority

The role is expected to provide strategic and day-to-day leadership specifically focused to drive down construction costs, provide assurance against internal financial controls and reporting processes and help manage all major contract risks


Oversee the preparation of budgets including detailed cost modeling, benchmarking analysis and presentation of this to senior management

Monitor adherence against budget throughout the project lifespan including cost checks and reviews, value engineering and cost saving initiatives and evaluation of alternates

Provide guidance and assist with the orderly development of requests for proposal leading into procurement for design services agreements, owner furnished equipment and general contractor services agreements

Oversee and provide guidance on commercial change management and change evaluation efforts on all projects

Review analytics for project portfolio cash flow and earn value analysis

Monitor the financial close-out on all projects including settlement of all vendors

Pro-actively lead all commercial risk management efforts including commercial audits, contingency analyses, risk identification and analyses and management training

Review project cost reports and carry out regular reviews of these with senior management


Bachelors degree in construction, business, financial or related field

Proven experience in a related function

Preferably RICS accreditation

Must be detail orientated, with accurate input and proof reading skills

Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

Must have strong business acumen

Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

Must have strong sense of accountability, ownership and urgency

Must have strong computer skills, particularly with Excel

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