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Senior Commercial Manager

£60000 - £70000 per annum
Apply2020-01-10 15:35:362020-08-24Eden Brown Built Environment

Senior Commercial Manager

Date posted: January 10, 2020
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Job description

Our client, a leading Facilities Management company is looking for a Senior Commercial Manager to join their team , based in Cardiff.

Summary of Role:

Reports to Divisional Commercial Director. Main responsibility;-

  • Lead the commercial function on the project or within the sector for which they are responsible.
  • Ensure the timely provision of accurate commercial reports and data to the business.
  • Pursue own professional development and provide guidance and support to develop other commercial staff
  • Ensure compliance and adherence of the project or sector team with the processes and procedures.

Ability to report where necessary at board level.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Develop a good understanding of the wider aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental law affecting a Facilities business
  • Ensure the implementation of the requirements of Health Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures and ensure that the project teams conduct all duties in a manner consistent with these
  • Highly competent in the application of IT skills to financial problems and the production of project documentation.
  • Maintain a wide knowledge of business systems to manage and present business information
  • Make best use of knowledge management systems
  • Use the CAFM platform to demonstrate our value to our clients.
  • Have a clear understanding of the benefits and outputs available from our IT tools.
  • Share best practice and knowledge of using the IT platforms with the wider Commercial team.
  • Act upon the Management Information available from our IT records to drive commercial improvement through the project.
  • Develop awareness of wider business plan objectives and focus the teams on the achievement of these targets.
  • Develop awareness of the resources and capabilities available to assist Customers regarding the delivery of new opportunities
  • Work with Divisional teams to develop and appraise investment cases to identify potential company returns and added value to the business
  • Work with Divisional teams and the business development teams to contribute to a strategy to secure new opportunities
  • Understand the impact of commercial and technical changes at strategic level within the customers business industry / sector
  • Maintain own knowledge base of working practices and industry as a whole and champion development of other commercial staff
  • Support knowledge share and learning to develop an innovative team philosophy
  • Drive the commercial team to Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
  • Maximise cash flow through ensuring the timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment
  • Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning of all parties
  • Manage the production of timely accounts for use in managing the business
  • Manage the production of accurate and timely financial forecasts for use in setting targets
  • Establish and maintain accurate and robust reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets
  • Maintain commercial, technical, legal and insurance knowledge to high levels of current knowledge
  • Undertake all duties in a manner that is professional and in accordance with the latest Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • Demonstrates and maintains a high level of commercial and technical knowledge and works closely with the delivery team to review techniques and solutions to meet business and customer needs
  • Ensure / provide support to Divisional Teams to ensure that the commercial position is protected using in depth understanding and experience of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes
  • Early identification of business risks in projects and ensuring that risk management, risk registers and contingency are in place to manage a minimise risk
  • Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts.
  • Ensuring materials and suppliers are procured in an efficient manner with capable organisations in accordance with the procurement policy and procedures and ensure appropriate records are kept.
  • Adopt a major part of concluding client negotiations
  • Comprehensive understanding of the requirements of the quality policy and procedures and how these are applied to individuals own role.
  • Ability to develop new ideas and developing it into a different approach
  • Champion the commercial processes as well as lean management strategies and procedures on projects in order to maximise returns in terms of profit and business value
  • Manage the close out projects efficiently using a high degree of understanding and working knowledge of project close out processes
  • Takes responsibility for management of commercial resources
  • Establish meaningful goals and objectives
  • Identify and develop the maximum potential of your teams
  • Have a full understanding of TUPE and pension regulations and their impact on the business.
  • Have a clear understanding of the issues associated with managing and running labour intensive projects


Degree or equivalent on Quantity Surveying or similar.

Professional Membership:

RICS desired.

Relevant Experience:

Extensive experience in a similar role.

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 7958_1578670535

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