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Commercial Manager

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Job Description

Commercial Manager

To manage the creation of a solid supply chain ensuring the business are procuring the best possible market rates of trade services, fixtures and fittings whilst ensuring the front end delivery is never compromised. To also provide a cost estimation function to the wider business.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

* To work closely with both sales and project delivery teams in delivering commercial management support which includes cost planning and estimating functions
* Post tender, to manage negotiations with the contractors in order to provide the most commercial and competitive deal which the project managers can operate with thereafter. Where applicable, to prepare and issue contractual letters to clients and sub-contractors
* To manage the supplier partnering agreements alongside the accounts department to ensure all contractors are included in the annual agreements.
* To manage the supplier and contractor network throughout the business ensuring we have optimum coverage to deliver our projects and the contractors are signed into a schedule of rates which mirrors the key accounts.
* To continuously find new supply chain partners which can operate within the general schedule of rates ensuring we cover all sub-contractor areas such as build, metal fabrication, joinery etc

* To analyze Sage/Construction Manager data reports to ensure project delivery teams are delivering to the agreed targets. Monitoring costs on all relevant business expenditure in order to exploit opportunities which provide cost savings for the client maximising profit returns for the business

* To oversee and manage the general procurement of regularly used items, particularly stock to ensure the correct suppliers have been engaged and the most competitive costs have been derived. Liaising closely with the warehouse manager to ensure that stock is only ordered when necessary
* Follow and comply with all policies and procedures of Resolution Interiors which includes the Health and Safety procedures, ensuring personal safety and the safeguarding of the interests and safety of all staff, visitors, and contractors

* To oversee the management of sub-contractors performance, together with the Project Managers and put measures in place to access performance and address when they fall below expectations

* Carry out other duties relevant to your post as reasonably required by management



* A Levels or equivalent
* Education in a commercial, financial, marketing or business related field
* Valid UK driving licence


* Degree or equivalent qualification
* RICS membership


* 5+ year's procurement experience in retail shopfitting/fixture procurement
* Comprehensive knowledge about the retail shop fitting industry
* Solid retail shop fitting industry networks


* Superb eye for detail
* Proven expert negotiating skills
* Solid problem solving, decision making and analytical capabilities
* Excellent organisation skills with a high attention to detail. Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills
* Competent with Sage and Microsoft Office particularly Outlook, Word and Excel
* Working knowledge on AutoCAD

Personal qualities:

* Ability to use time productively, maximise efficiency, and meet challenging work goals
* Proven ability to maintain consistently focused and thorough
* Possess the ability to work well as part of a team and independently
* Must be prepared to travel throughout the UK and Europe when required.

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