Finance and Commercial Director

West Midlands Combined Authority
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Finance and Commercial Director - Midland Metro Alliance
Hours/Contract: Full time and permanent
Salary: Circa £100k plus benefits
Location: Birmingham

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is comprised of the twelve local authorities and three Local Enterprise Partnerships working together to move powers from Whitehall to the West Midlands and our locally elected politicians, who know this region best. Individual councils will still deliver services and retain their identity but on the big decisions we will have the resources to work together.

The role requires an individual who will manage and lead the Midland Metro Alliance (MMA) Finance and Commercial Team in accordance with the MMA Charter to deliver the Programme to expand the Midland Metro Network comprising the existing schemes and any further schemes that are commissioned by West Midlands Combined Authority.

The successful applicant will be an active member of the Alliance Management Team which will collectively deliver the overall Alliance Business Plan. You will also direct and control the work and resources of the Alliance Finance and Commercial Team in accordance with the MMA Charter and Value for Money Statement demonstrating the values and behaviours through all aspects of your own day to day behaviours, and using the Alliance Principles as the basis for all decision making

Key areas of expertise required are:

• Knowledge of Light Rail / Highways Construction
• Behavioural / Collaboration knowledge
• Knowledge and experience of commercial / target cost / supply chain / estimating / procurement / Finance at level 4 as defined in the Association for Project Management Competency Framework
• Experience of working in large multidisciplinary delivery environment(s)
• Experience of leading commercial teams working on multiple projects simultaneously.

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Closing Date: 20 April 2017

Interview date: 11 May 2017

We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.