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Commercial Director

  • Location: Aberdeenshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Architectural & Quantity Surveying, Commercial, Private & Public Sector Housing
  • Date posted: 03/08/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43144
This vacancy has now expired.
Raeburn are handling an exciting opportunity to join a house builder in Aberdeenshire.

This role would be responsible for Commercial control of all developments ensuring that operating performance is monitored and managed proactively. Ensure weekly operative target pay system operates effectively

CRITERIA:

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Be able to demonstrate exemplary project management and negotiation skills.
- The ability to develop and implement commercial strategies according to company goals and objectives.
- Good communication skills.
- Leadership skills.
- Be a good team worker.
- The ability to make commercial recommendations to the board of directors.
- The ability to negotiate and secure advantageous commercial terms from subcontractors.
- Possess detailed knowledge of house building costs and be able to provide robust challenge to construction teams.
- Proven experience as commercial director or other relevant role.
- Experience of leading a team of surveyors.
- 5-10+ years of experience working in upper management.
- Relevant experience in house building sector.

KNOWLEDGE:
- Experienced surveyor/estimator with construction experience.
- Knowledge of health & safety legislation and any mandatory certificates.
- Detailed knowledge of housebuilding costs and construction process.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- Willing to occasionally work unsocial hours to suit business needs.
- The ability to support and motivate colleagues.
- Strong commercial acumen and drive.
- Be able to contribute to wider business strategy.