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Commercial Director - Regional Contractor

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Job Description

Manchester

JOB TITLE

Commercial Director

ACCOUNTABLE TO

Managing Director

COMPANY

Our client is a UK based, privately owned, multi award winning construction and integrated support services business. They work with a select list of repeat business branded clients on a Regional Level within the Leisure, Retail, Commercial and Healthcare sectors.



MAJOR TASKS

The following tasks are not in priority order

1 To motivate and provide direction to the construction division to deliver quality products within time and financial constraints
2 To encourage, manage and develop the commercial department to allow the staff to perform to their abilities, encourage decision making and provide support to those with problems, suggest solutions and implement procedures
3 Report punctually and accurately on all financial aspects of the division. Collate and evaluate forecasts and incorporate into monthly reports.
4 Recognise and exploit commercial opportunities to maximise returns, or minimise losses
5 Vet and authorise subcontract orders
6 Conduct management meetings, review budgets, performance, expectations and put measures in place to rectify problems. Praise achievements and encourage as necessary
7 To develop business relationships with clients, encourage and promote a positive image of the company
8 Monitor the financial progress of a project, promote a positive attitude towards variations, their valuing, encourage regular meetings and an honest up front approach to clients to ensure a fair resolution of accounts and claims
9 Review and authorise subcontract payments
10 Ensure monthly valuations are submitted by the surveyors within the time frames stipulated
11 Ensure the commercial interests of the company are protected. Act to mitigate disputes and resolve these if possible to limit the financial risk to the company
12 Increase the percentage of contracts that better their tender main.
13 Provide and implement ideas to encourage good practice across the Division and organisation
14 Reduce proforma balances to nil within 3 months of each contract completion
15 Arrange monthly team meetings to discuss and communicate good practice
16 Monitor and review progress reports of team members.
17 Discuss training requirements with HR Department to encourage continuous professional development of team members.





OTHER IMPORTANT TASKS

Other tasks as requested



REQUIREMENTS



1 SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

* Requiring education/ qualification to a level of NVQ 5/ Post Graduate/ Professional Qualification and/or previous management experience.
* Good knowledge of computer systems including spreadsheets and Word
* Excellent contract law knowledge
* Good Building Regulations knowledge



1 DECISION MAKING

* Required to deal with complex problems, formulate and implement new policies, deadlines, methods and procedures which would have an impact on the overall business.



1 FINANCIAL ASPECTS



An exciting salary and overall remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate.

Should you require any more information please don't hesitate to contact in confidence.

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