Commercial Manager - Director Designate

Adderley Featherstone
100000.00 GBP Annual + Base salary up to GBP100,000 plus car and benefits
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Our client is a well-established and a highly regarded privately owned construction group with an established reputation in both the private and public sectors including particular expertise in the education and healthcare markets. It has a turnover of c GBP100 m, is highly profitable, debt free and growing strongly in the South East, within the M25 and the Thames Valley.

To support this continued growth and support succession planning strategies, a decision has been taken to appoint a Commercial Manager (Director Designate) to work closely with the current Directors and in the expectation that the appointee will develop the skills necessary to take over the Group role at some point in the future.

It is essential that the successful candidate demonstrates the commercial awareness and blend of experience necessary to grow into such a role. The responsibilities of the Commercial Manager are broad ranging and include a hands-on approach to overseeing the commercial team, ensuring that margins are maintained at historic levels through practical input into commercial processes and with a view to continuing to improve commercial outcomes.

The Commercial Manager will also be involved in resolving contractual and commercial challenges, risk assessment, developing operational process flows, ensuring that all stakeholders adhere to contractual obligations and also mentoring and training colleagues in the commercial team.

The ideal candidate is likely to have been trained in commercial management within the construction environment and will have extensive experience of managing contracts in the public sector, including, ideally, education and healthcare. Your early training will have been in a large group and more recently in an SME where you will have been hands-on in your approach. It is essential that you are a commercially minded, financially aware and detail conscious and that you clearly understand the concept of "owning the money".

You will also need to have proven construction industry qualifications to degree level such as a BSc in Commercial Management, Quantity Surveying and/or be RICS qualified and your commercial acumen together with your potential to grow in the role should be clear for all to see.

The future career prospects are significant and the benefits package also includes an attractive performance related bonus.

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Commercial Manager - Director Designate job Ref: L10685