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Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stoke Goldington
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG085
Job Published: November 04, 2019 12:13

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join our Wates Living Space team based in Stoke Newington.

Key Accountabilities will also include:

Develop highly talented and motivated commercial teams as well as build excellent relationships with other business functions, customers, consultants and the supply chain.
Ensure that the commercial function within the business unit effectively supports the operational teams in the implementation of H&S policies.
Create, develop and implement training programmes to encourage high performance, and work with the regional leadership team to ensure training matches succession planning and business landscape changes.
Drive a clear strategy on operational delivery, customer engagement, commercial excellence, winning work and repeat business, PLT portfolio development, people training, succession and development.
Lead initiatives that fulfil and go beyond the corporate responsibility targets and actively seek to enhance Wates reputation with customers and stakeholders.
We are looking for a strong commercial lead with a good understanding of traditional and modern methods of construction, along with an advanced knowledge of RMIS, contract conditions, MCR, subcontracts and bidding policies.

To be successful in this role you will be an effective communicator with excellent leadership skills to influence and challenge at all levels, whilst inspiring and developing the team to engage and deliver profitable results.

A bit about us:


Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


Within the Group, Wates Living Space is one of the UK’s leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the social housing sector, maintaining over 500,000 homes nationwide every year. Our leading position within the maintenance sector has enabled the business to realise ambitious strategic growth, offering our clients a truly integrated national service for all of their maintenance requirements.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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