Sector: Building

Location: West Yorkshire

Job Reference: LY84181

A well-established shopfitting contractor is looking to recruit a Commercial Manager with vision and ambition to take the business in new directions.

This is a solid, reputable contracting business, currently at a turnover of £2 million. They have a 35 year history carrying out projects for local authorities, pub chain groups, hospitality organisations, health bodies and private commercial clients. Their current projects range from alterations to existing facilities, office refurbishments, pub refurbishments, hotel alterations, and extensions to buildings, up to c £1.5 million. The business is part of a group, and is looking to expand in new directions in Yorkshire, and the parent company are open to new work streams whether that be framework business, repairs and maintenance or new-build general contracting, and are recruiting a manager who can see their potential and take them on that journey.

The Role
This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive, ambitious and dynamic Commercial Manager looking for autonomy and freedom to grow a business, with the backing, protection and professional support of a group. There is opportunity for development to Director level quickly. Initially you will learn how the business is currently operating, scrutinize estimating, cost control, put controls in place and build up robust ways of working. There is a Business Development Manager, but having contacts or some entrepreneurial flair would be advantageous. There will also be the opportunity to build a team. 

Experienced Required
Financial understanding and commercial acumen with the ability to put controls, systems and processes in place
A background within a construction SME main contractor
Previous estimating experience would be an advantage but this can be subcontracted     
Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop internal and external relationships

A flexible package to suit what an individual can bring to the business, confidential to be discussed

This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf our client.

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