Regional Commercial Director
Wates Residential is responding to the needs of its customers by developing mixed tenure housing schemes in partnership with both public and private sector organisations. Our business covers development, contracting and joint venture activities, reaffirming our long-term commitment to deliver more and better homes of all tenures; helping to tackle the UK's urgent need for new housing., Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business. As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers. Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do. The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold). We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.* Leadership of commercial function through all preconstruction, procurement, commercial delivery and post contract activities. * Facilitate regular two way discussions with commercial, operational teams and or development teams and update all on current strategic issues. * Ensure decisions taken are clearly communicated and that relevant individuals have clear guidance to enable successful outcomes. * Use all available resources to produce data to support regional business plans. * Regularly meet clients, consultants and or external influences to enable understanding of medium / long term trends, dynamics, opportunities and threats. * Ensure that all projects have clear tender and delivery strategies published in a project business plan. * Ensure all bids have a commercial strategy, including demonstration of relevant added value, and where appropriate co-ordinated with the Development Strategy * Identify significant opportunities for change to add value across the business and effectively manage the change process.To be successful in the role you will have significant experience in Commercial Leadership and worked on housing contracting and development schemes including joint ventures and land purchase. Alongside this you will have strong leadership skills, including experience of managing and developing teams, and the confidence to successfully lead, influence and communicate at all levels to deliver targets.