Group Commercial Director


Location: W Midlands - Midlands

Type: Permanent

Salary: £100,000 to £120,000

Job Ref: DC2510

Closing Date: 10/08/2018

Job Description

Ref                         DC2510

Job Title:              Group Commercial Director

Location               Midlands

Salary                    £100,000 to £120,000 plus bonus and company package

 

Client

Our client is proud to be one of the UK’s leading heavy civil engineering and specialist construction contractors looking to build upon their history and reputation of quality workmanship and timely project completion.

Due to continued and sustained growth, and the realization of an ambitious expansion strategy our client is now looking to appoint an individual to the main board as Group Commercial Director

The Role

  • To oversee and manage all commercial and contractual functions, teams and matters pertaining to the operational activities of the entire UK operation, including (but not limited to); client interfacing / leadership, all commercial activities, claims avoidance, pre-tender advice, and legal and statutory undertakings

  • To directly control the portfolio commercial function including all team members, commercial reporting and recruiting

  • Lead the commercial teams in regards to legal, commercial, contractual and insurance matters, ensuring that the appropriately selected robust systems are devised, developed and implemented

  • Report on the financial performance of all projects, divisions, regions and business units to the main board and CEO

  • Proactively manage all commercial staff, ensuring deadlines are achieved and accurate financial management of all projects via relevant commercial individuals

The Person

  • To have a proven track record in commercial leadership and management from within a recognised civil engineering, infrastructure or construction contractor.

  • Can demonstrate a minimum of 10 years’ experience of a wide variety of projects operating at a senior commercial level, and be familiar with most forms of contracts

  • To have a good understanding of commercial input / advice / control to the pre-qualification process, including work winning / bid management and client presentations

  • To have experience of claims avoidance able to identify situations and circumvent conflict

  • To have well rounded industry knowledge, with exposure to general commercial leadership and management

 

If you feel you have the relevant skills and requirements then please apply with a copy of your CV and current remuneration details stating reference DC2510

Alternatively call Duncan Carter 07967 398082 for a discussion in confidence.

Please note that all suitable applicants will be notified within 21 days

      

 

 

 

Benefits

£100,000 to £120,000 plus bonus and company package