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Senior Commercial Manager - Facilities

  • Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + car + benefits
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building Services, Construction , Facilities Management
  • Job reference: BBBH381344

Job description

We are currently working with a leading Facilities Service provider to recruit a Senior Commercial Manager to oversee the commercial function on a number of PFI and non PFI School contracts around South Yorkshire, based from either the Sheffield or Derby area

Summary of Role:

Reports to Divisional / Sector / Project Commercial Director. Main responsibility;-

* Lead the commercial function on the project or within the sector for which they are responsible.

* Ensure the timely provision of accurate commercial reports and data to the business.

* Pursue own professional development and provide guidance and support to develop other commercial staff

* Ensure compliance and adherence of the project or sector team with the processes and procedures of VINCI Facilities.

Ability to report where necessary at board level.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

* Develop a good understanding of the wider aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental law affecting a Facilities business

* Ensure the implementation of the requirements of Health Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures and ensure that the project teams conduct all duties in a manner consistent with these

* Highly competent in the application of IT skills to financial problems and the production of project documentation.

* Maintain a wide knowledge of business systems to manage and present business information

* Make best use of knowledge management systems

* Use the CAFM platform to demonstrate our value to our clients.

* Have a clear understanding of the benefits and outputs available from our IT tools.

* Share best practice and knowledge of using the IT platforms with the wider Commercial team.

* Act upon the Management Information available from our IT records to drive commercial improvement through the project.

* Develop awareness of wider Facilities business plan objectives and focus the teams on the achievement of these targets.

* Develop awareness of Facilities resources and capabilities available to assist Customers regarding the delivery of new opportunities

* Work with Divisional teams to develop and appraise investment cases to identify potential company returns and added value to the business

* Work with Divisional teams and the business development teams to contribute to a strategy to secure new opportunities

* Understand the impact of commercial and technical changes at strategic level within the customers business industry / sector

* Maintain own knowledge base of Facilities working practices and industry as a whole and champion development of other commercial staff

* Support knowledge share and learning to develop an innovative team philosophy

* Drive the commercial team to Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities

* Maximise cash flow through ensuring the timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment

* Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning of all parties

* Manage the production of timely accounts for use in managing the business

* Manage the production of accurate and timely financial forecasts for use in setting targets

* Establish and maintain accurate and robust reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets

* Maintain commercial, technical, legal and insurance knowledge to high levels of current knowledge

* Undertake all duties in a manner that is professional and in accordance with the latest Code of Ethics and Conduct

* Demonstrates and maintains a high level of commercial and technical knowledge and works closely with the delivery team to review techniques and solutions to meet business and customer needs

* Ensure / provide support to Divisional Teams to ensure that the commercial position is protected using in depth understanding and experience of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes

* Early identification of business risks in projects and ensuring that risk management, risk registers and contingency are in place to manage a minimise risk

* Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts.

Professional Membership:


Relevant Experience:


10+ years in commercial management role within the facilities management sector is desired

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