Commercial Director (Highways)

Hays Building
£90000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
10 Apr 2018
08 May 2018
Nick Underhill
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Director - £120,000 + package (Highway Maintenance & Civil Construction)

Our client is well supported Main Contractor covering Highway (Term maintenance) and Civil works. They are currently recruiting for a commercial manager to lead a commercial team of 7 as well as having the ability to influence change, supporting implementation of news systems and processes, enabling significant growth and expansion.
You will:

  • Provide strategic commercial leadership to the business.
  • Have overall responsibility for the commercial systems, processes and applications whilst being responsible for procurement and leading the commercial team.
  • Lend contractual expertise to commercial and operational colleagues at contract level and own monthly / annual cost and value reconciliations, budgets and forecasts.
  • Drive procedural and behavioural improvement to increase returns and best practice across the business.
  • Support the pricing and mobilisation of all new contracts and provide guidance on commercial governance of business risk.
  • Be responsible for completing contract reviews and risk monitoring.

You will work closely with the MD and Senior Management including; Contracts Director, Finance Director, leading the Commercial team and supporting operational delivery teams.

You will have:

  • A QS Degree or equivalent.
  • Ideally chartered status (RICS, CIOB).
  • Significant experience with term maintenance Highways contracts.
  • 7 or more years PQE to Commercial Manager level or above.
  • Experience to include strategic decision making, leading a commercial team and influencing growth and expansion.

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