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Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: FULL TIME
REF: CM - Hert_1649858568
Contact Name: Gregor McDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Commercial Manager


Permanent - £75,000 - £85,000

Social Housing

Daniel Owen are proud to be representing a well-known social housing company based in Hertfordshire who are looking for an ambitious Commercial Manager to join their team.

They are looking for a proactive Coimmercial Manager who is wanting to progress quickly in a social housing environment where they will be supported from the start.

  • Overall, this role is responsible for ensuring the commercial success and viability of the Repairs & Planned service.
  • Reporting into the Head of Operations this role will lead all commercial activities in relation to the Repairs & Planned service.
  • To lead on all commercial negotiations with suppliers and contractors to the service, to continually review our commercial arrangements and ensure we are achieving value for money
  • To have ownership of the budgets allocated to the service and to work collaboratively with the Head of Operations to maximise our commercial position whilst remaining within allocated budgets
  • To lead on all aspects of cost control, variations approvals and finance reporting
  • To interrogate and validate all materials expenditure incurred by the Repairs & Planned service
  • To oversee the team and contact clients to ensure commercial delivery
  • Accountable for the resolution of contractual issues both client and supply chain facing.
  • Report together with the Head of Operations the Business Units, CVR's
  • To ensure that the contract review process focuses on contract performance, WIP, debt, etc. and to ensure that forecast final cost, value and profit reconciliations are produced against the contracts on a monthly basis.
  • To manage the commercial team to ensure all variations are produced and claimed, including other formal records for extra works and to maximise the evaluation of these.
  • To lead a regional team including, Commercial, Estimating, Surveying, Governance, Procurement and Administration. This will also cover performance management, Personal Performance Reviews, disciplinary action and learning and development of the team.

Key Knowledge:

  • Property services/construction industry interest
  • IT and Excel Literate
  • HNC or Degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial management qualification required.

If this sounds like a role that suits your profile, then feel free to get in touch.