Commercial Manager

Job Details
  • 4253
  • Adlington
  • Congleton
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Attractive package

Commercial Manager (Housebuilding / Construction background essential)

Adlington Retirement Living is looking to appoint a new head of the Commercial Team. Being part of the established Gladman Group with over 30 years of housebuilding / construction experience, we are an award-winning specialist builder of retirement apartments, offering an inspired new way to retire. Our vision is to empower the older generation to live a long, happy and healthy life.

A quality-focused, family run business, we continue to make significant investment into employees and commercial projects, with ongoing success directly attributed to a strong emphasis on teamwork and open communication. Each member of the growing workforce is valued by the experienced and approachable Management Team.

2020 has thrown many challenges our way, but we are proud to be continuing forward with our ambitious growth plans and are now seeking an experienced Commercial Manager to join the team based within our head office in Congleton, Cheshire.

The Commercial Manager role

As the Commercial Manager, you will lead the Commercial Team within a fast-paced environment, where you’ll develop and implement strategies for driving down costs and enabling the positive growth of our business. Your duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Ensuring the Commercial Team are fully resourced, organising workloads and supporting with their development and training
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies, driving down costs through Group deals with suppliers, subcontractors and other external organisations
  • Reviewing build cost plans, controlling budgets and identifying cost overruns throughout the construction programme
  • Undertaking and reviewing the viability / feasibility studies of potential site acquisitions
  • Reviewing and advising on the reporting of cash flow v budgets
  • Managing an effective system for the identification, procurement and payment of suppliers, subcontractors and designs
  • Communicating with our inhouse teams during our construction build programme of apartment schemes
  • Visiting sites as required

Requirements for this Commercial Manager role

  • Experience within housebuilding / construction as either a Commercial Manager, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Head of Procurement or Procurement Manager
  • Experience of managing budgets / cost control, planning and prioritising workloads to meet deadlines and targets
  • Superb leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Self-confident, decisive and take a collaborative approach in a fast-paced environment
  • Full UK driving licence

What will I receive in return?

As the Commercial Manager, you’ll benefit from:

  • A competitive salary with the level dependent on experience
  • Flexible working
  • 34 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • 6% employer pension contributions
  • Private healthcare

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working full time hours between Monday to Friday, with flexibility around start and finish times available.

All applications for this Commercial Manager (Housebuilding / Construction) vacancy are to be submitted online.

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