Commercial Director

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    Toni Camisotti

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    over 1 year ago

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    Toni Camisotti

Our client requires

A dynamic and experienced Commercial Director to work closely with our directors and senior management on all aspects of the commercial delivery of our projects. This is a very important appointment for the business and a significant step towards strengthening the company at director level. We envisage this person will have a minimum of 15-20 years experience in the industry, working across all sectors of our industry and experienced in leading teams of 20+ surveyors with all the responsibilities that come with managing a team of this size.

The role

  • Joining client/ consultant meetings to discuss and review new opportunities
  • Being the leader of the QS teams, being the driver and catalyst for effective commercial management of projects
  • A key point of contact with the Client team on tenders, when appropriate
  • Providing input to establishing winning work strategies; focusing on risk and commercial position
  • Monitoring the procurement programme for each 2-stage tender including the timely input of other members of the team
  • Overseeing commercial resource allocation, staff development and appraisals.
  • Engaging with the supply chain building strong and long standing relationships.
  • Focus on improving commercial control tools and reporting procedures.
  • Develop and improve commercial best practice.
  • Chair commercial aspects of monthly project reviews and chair quarterly cost reports.
  • Managing external relationships with clients and consultants.
  • Oversee commercial graduate training.
  • Assist HR with the development of commercial training and development plan.
  • Approachable, clear communicator, strong leader.
  • Maintain a close contact with all projects and commercial teams.

The candidate requirements

  • Different forms of contract
  • Different procurement routes
  • Building knowledge and strong technical skills with a real interest in detail from substructure to envelope
  • Fit out knowledge including M&E
  • Understand programming and sequence
  • The design process from consultant design through to signed off working drawings from the supply chain
  • Knowledge of the implications of typical aspects such as party wall agreements, planning
  • Experience of range of commercial issues; insolvency, claims, insurance etc

Understand different forms of commercial reporting.