Head of Commercial

Bennett & Game Recruitment Ltd
£55k - £65k pa
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Commercial- required for my client who are an established utility and civil engineering contractor to head up the team just outside of Brighton. The Head of Commercial will be working for one of the South of England's leading utility contractors. The Head of Commercial will be managing the commercial performance of the Company and ensure that the targeted margin is achieved.

The Head of Commercial will also have to Identify and realise opportunities to reduce costs, maximise revenue, assist client in managing budgets and establish best practice procurement procedures. The Ideal Head of Commercial will have a strong construction background within the utilities or civil engineering sectors, with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role. This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Manager/Head of Commercial to join a growing team, the company reward hard work by an excellent package and they truly believe in looking after employees.

Head of Commercial Position Overview

- Working closely with operations & planning teams
- Ensuring cash is collect promptly and maximised
- Monitor, analyse & investigate commercial performance
- Minimising areas of dispute
- Assisting operations staff in improving areas of poor performance
- Manage cost value reporting process
- Oversee all procurement activities
- Budgeting
- Providing accurate actual cost information to client
- Managing of the Team
- Ensure compliance with legal and corporate standards
- Identify, quantify and manage out risk

Head of Commercial Position Requirements

- Experience in utility or civil engineering contracting
- Experience of high volume, low value maintenance contracts
- 5 years (min) experience as Commercial Manager, Managing QS or Senior QS
- Experience of construction commercial management systems and procedures
- Procurement experience
- Understanding of KPIs / performance-based commercial models

Head of Commercial Position Remuneration

- Salary £55K- £65K
- Car or car allowance
- 25 days' holiday
- Pension
- Life cover
- Private Healthcare

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