Commercial Manager

  • Facades
  • West Yorkshire
  • Highly Attractive Package + Executive Benefits
  • JOB-1986 SPO

With an approved and highly anticipated new product offering, our client is ready to pioneer a new era in ultra-efficient building methods and is looking to appoint a visionary and highly experienced Commercial Manager to capitalise on the immense potential of this launch.

The Position:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Assuming control of all the commercial functions of a new embryonic business
  • Managing the costing, pricing and operational profitability of projects
  • Negotiating and agreeing supplier contracts
  • Working closely with the technical team to deliver projects on time, in full and within budget
  • Working to build constructive relationships with clients and suppliers to create long term productive relationships
  • Recognising and filtering opportunities to optimise new business development
  • Coordinating bids to win new projects and working with existing clients to foster repeat business
  • Establishing systems and processes to create an operational framework that is fit for purpose for a new, expanding and ambitious business
  • Creating a people architecture for forward expansion in line with the business requirements
  • Operating within the confines of company policies and procedures

The Candidate:

The appointed Commercial Manager will have a proven track record of prior commercial management experience or will possibly be a dynamic senior Project Manager ready to advance into a more senior position.  In either case, you will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience within the facades / external building envelope sector. Ideally you will be familiar with the offsite sector and be able to demonstrate a sound appreciation of MMC.
  • Strong analytical and financial skills and the ability to work flexibly as part of a start-up business immersed in MMC.
  • The ability to accurately understand and interpret construction drawings and industry terminology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to be able to develop strong and effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Able to communicate a clear and effective narrative to win over those individuals or companies wedded to traditional solutions/practices.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft and the relevant IT systems.

The Company:

This is an organisation that is firmly at the forefront of MMC. As a newly established stand-alone business within a highly successful and reputable structural building solutions group, our client is pioneering a revolutionary new building fa├žade system that will significantly modernise future methods of construction, specifically within the residential and accommodation sectors.  As such, this is a rare opening to join a new dynamic company at a pivotal stage of its journey, underpinned by a market leading parent group and thereby representing significant career progression growth potential and a highly competitive earnings and reward package.