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Commercial Manager

  • Location: Mansfield
  • Salary: £68k - 80k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Justin Curry
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01132420303
  • Expiry Date: 07 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 397152JCY

Anderselite have been contracted to source a Commercial Manager to join a very successful multi-disciplinary contractor with a large focus on the Water and Utilities sector in Yorkshire and the North Midlands.

The successful candidate will set out, and successfully implement, the regional business strategy for delivering efficient cost control and procurement needs in line with business unit targets. Monitor all contractual issues, reviewing costs on a continuing basis, identifying and realising cost saving opportunities. Overseeing material and subcontract procurement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement regional business strategy
  • Work closely with Directors in the commercial management of the business.
  • Constantly monitor commercial viability of schemes throughout the development stage.
  • Contribute in defining and developing procurement strategy.
  • Implement and manage effective placement of subcontractor orders.
  • Ensure monitoring systems are in place to manage the financial aspects of a number of projects.
  • Control the scheduling and purchasing of materials.
  • Review and monitor costs on a continuing basis
  • Prepare regular reports for the board illustrating the financial situation of various projects in relation to budgets, highlighting any issues/risks.
  • Reconcile monthly costs reports for presentation to board.
  • Management and motivation of Commercial Operations
  • Ensure that an effective departmental structure is in place to deliver business unit strategy.
  • Ability to understand the key drivers for effective staff motivation.
  • Must have the sufficient skills to identify staff weaknesses and implement change where necessary.
  • Ensure regular performance reviews take place within the Team.
  • As part of management team, responsible for health and safety risk assessment and customer care issues within the business.
  • Take responsibility for achieving business targets including cash, profit, return on capital and sales.
  • Interpreting core policies and ensuring procedures are adhered to for current legislation, legal and contractual requirements 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Senior Management / leadership roles in the utilities or water industry
  • Understanding of the market sector challenges and developments
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of business development and client stakeholder management and engagement
  • Understanding of client’s business challenges and targets to align service provision
  • Delivered target driven and result focused outcomes
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience of change management and evolving strategy into workable solutions
  • Leading change projects
  • Leading, mentoring and coaching your teams
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current trends and best practice
  • Industry degree or equivalent
  • Membership within an accredited body i.e. ICE, IMechE, IET, CIOB, RICS, CABE etc.

The business is providing an outstanding opportunity with a very secure, Tier 1 contractor with an overall order book in the billions. In exchange, they are providing a fantastic salary and package that includes:

  • Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service
  • The opportunity to purchase further holidays
  • A wide range of corporate discounts
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
  • Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it.

If you think that this role is for you and would like to be include or just know more about it, then please submit your CV today!