Commercial Director

Galliford Try
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
14 Feb 2018
19 Feb 2018
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Commercial Director to join our award winning business of Linden Homes West Yorkshire.

As part of the Linden Homes West Yorkshire Senior Management team the role holder will help shape the business unit strategy. They will define, direct and lead the commercial strategy of the Business Unit whilst leading, inspiring and motivating the commercial team in order to generate profit.

The position is based at Linden Homes West Yorkshire whose regional headquarters is currently based in Wetherby. We have live outlets and land holdings in many stunning locations throughout North and South Yorkshire. We are now in an exciting growth phase of our strategic plan and are in the process of adding new talent to our team to help deliver business growth over the coming years.

This particular role would suit a candidate looking for a new challenge or progression, from the housebuilding sector.

Key Responsibilities:
Specifically, the Commercial Director will be responsible for the following:
  • To define, direct and lead a commercial strategy that balances risk to the business with opportunity for income generation to reinvest in the business.
  • To direct and lead the governance of the Commercial team, ensuring proper accountability for, and reporting of, all commercial activity and the development of appropriate control systems.
  • To direct the performance of existing commercial business ventures ensuring that contracts are fulfilled and profit targets are delivered.
  • To help define and embed a commercial approach to the running of the department across all levels of the hierarchy. Work with the senior management team to collaboratively guide the development of professional standards, commercial contracts and service level agreements
  • To take steps to identify and manage risks commercial and otherwise
  • To actively support bid submissions throughout the business unit.
  • To build and maintain effective relationships with key working partners, including the development of strong links at all levels of the business.
  • Market the organisation's capabilities in the delivery and management of commercial activities and maintain Linden Homes profile with customers/clients, external bodies, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Manage risk and ensure compliance with legal, regulatory and internal procedural requirements.
  • Manage and support the performance and development of the Commercial team.
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Educated to degree standard and/or appropriate professional qualification.
  • Experience in a senior position within housebuilding.
  • Be an inspirational leader and a strong team player
  • Experience of supporting business growth
  • An inspirational leader and strong team player
  • Well developed analytical, oral and presentation/communication skills
  • Ability to formulate commercial plans and ensure full engagement

I n Return:

We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting housing developments, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges. Our benefits package includes

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement with the opportunity to purchase additional days
  • Private Healthcare
  • Discounted Gym memberships
  • SAYE scheme
  • 'Rewards' Scheme - Voluntary benefits scheme
With an ambitious growth strategy, Linden Homes is going places so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Linden Homes is the right place for you.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community