Commercial Director £84,000 Stafford plus excellent package

Recruiter
Groomfield Recruitment Ltd
Location
Yarlet
Salary
£84,000 per annum
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Regional Commercial Director £84,000 plus 75% Bonus Scheme, Company Car Stafford

Our Client, a leader in their market are seeking a Regional Commercial Director to join their fast paced team.

Duties include:

Manage the department’s commercial team to ensure the smooth operation of the commercial function and the delivery of annual plans and forecasts. Responsible for the cost control of projects throughout the construction process.

Key Performance Indicators

Typical activities

  • Ensure the accurate management, estimator and control of build costs for use in budgets, forecasts and valuations.

  • Manage the estimating function to ensure, budgets, timescales, forecasts and variations are dealt with accurately and efficiently.

  • Provide detailed analysis of any major variances.

  • Ensure the efficient running of all administration, identify non-compliance and rectify and resolve problems.

  • To ensure that all work within the commercial department is carried out in accordance with the Commercial Best Practice Manual as well as the Company’s Health, Safety & Environmental Policy.

  • Promote the expansion and maintenance of good working relations with all subcontractors and suppliers.

  • Ensure Best Practice Operation and Procedure guide is implemented and adhered to.

  • A positive contribution towards the planned expansion of the Company, with particular emphasis upon increased profits and return on capital employed, and the setting of the appropriate budgets and development of forecasts.

  • Ensure costs are kept within forecasts / estimates and that the department operates within the guidelines determined in the best practice manual.

  • Ensure all works are certified for payment in accordance with Company procedures.

  • Report on cost variances, overheads and year end progress to the Managing Director and detail on going strategy.

  • Contribute effectively to the running of the region through your membership of the regional board of directors.

  • Attend region Management Team/Board meetings to advise on commercial issues. Ensure the team is aware of its progress towards achieving the Region’s targets and if practicable, influence accordingly.

  • Challenge critical stages in the process where 'bottle necks’ tend to appear to ensure that issues are being resolved, with particular attention paid to delays being incurred between purchasing land and starting on site (the planning milestone control).

  • Participate as a member of the Regional Management team to implement improved cost effective systems.

  • Produce regional board reports in preparation for Regional Board Meetings.

Communication

  • Conduct departmental monthly meetings, ensuring you encourage two way communication; report key issues to the Managing Director.

  • Ensure all relevant stakeholders are informed of key departmental developments.

Health and safety

  • Ensure you are an advocate of the Company’s health and safety policies and procedures and lead by example at all times.

  • Ensure accidents are reported effectively and investigated when required.

  • Ensure the department is kept tidy and any hazards are eliminated.

  • Conduct health and safety checks to ensure your department comply with the Company’s expectations and legislation.

  • Wear appropriate protective clothing on site at all times.

  • Attend all health and safety training as required by the Company.