Commercial Director

Vacancy ID: 1031109
Created Date: 16.01.2020
Job Title: Commercial Director
Salary An attractive package will be discussed confidentially with NRL on application
Temp or Perm: Permanent Role
Region: North East
Sector: Construction
Consultant: Gillian Gomersall
Consultant Phone: 0191 418 8067

Job Description:
Commercial Director– Newcastle Upon Tyne Our client is a property development company focused on Build to Rent projects in the Private Rental Sector as well as the leisure industry in the UK. They have a growing pipeline of Private Rental and Hospitality Schemes as well as a healthy list of both funders and exit strategies. The focus of this strategic position is to deliver the schemes profitably and to ensure the business maintains a commercially strong position.

About the role:  

  • The Commercial Director will support the preparation of development appraisals
  • Determine, establish and manage the schemes building costs
  • Identify, negotiate and appoint external main contractors and consultants
  • Ensure the main contractors’ build costs align with scheme budgets and are delivered to these figures
  • Oversee day-to-day commercial activities
  • Drive supply chain efficiencies to optimise profit level across all schemes
  • Provide funders with financial information as schemes progress
  • Work closely with the Development team and have joint control over the successful delivery of the schemes
  What you will need:  
  • It is essential that you have worked for a property developer on major capital projects
  • Have a good understanding of the funding of schemes
  • Strong technical knowledge of the construction industry, preferably PRS or high-rise buildings
  • Extensive experience of commercial processes associated with live projects, pre and post contract
  • Identifying and effective management of risk in the construction process
  • Proven experience of successfully negotiating and procuring main contractors
  • Experience of D&B contracts
  • Good knowledge of standard forms of contract and principles of contract law
  • Be prepared to travel to the North West and Midlands

What’s in it for you:  
  • A competitive package will be discussed confidentially with NRL on application
  • This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a new challenge to work client side

For further details please call Gillian Gomersall NRL Ltd on 0191 4188067, [email protected]

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