Commercial Director

Posted 26/06/2024 by Galldris Services Ltd

EN3, Enfield Lock, Greater London

Commercial Director

Galldris Group

Location: Head Office - Enfield, Middlesex

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Director to join our Head Office team in Enfield, Middlesex. To be considered, you will come from a Civil Engineering background.

The Commercial Director will be responsible for providing and developing a high-performing commercial team capable of maximising the profitability of the business, analysing and providing accurate and balanced cost reports, and managing risk and benefit. Build strong inter-departmental working relationships and actively contribute to the planning of controlled business growth in both turnover and profit.

Key Accountabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Recruit, lead, develop and retain a high-performing team of Commercial staff
  • Lead the commercial strategy in contract negotiation during the pre-construction phase
  • Review contracts prior to contract execution including gaining any legal reviews or advice
  • Lead the commercial strategy in project execution and final account close out
  • Maximise the profitability of the business by identifying value opportunities and accurate cost control
  • Ensure accurate CVR’s are provided monthly where risk and opportunity are understood and actioned in an expedient manner
  • Develop working relationships between the Estimating and Surveying Teams such that the “Base Price” and “Contract Terms” are understood prior to commencing new work opportunities
  • Assist in end of financial year audits in reconciling commercial information
  • Lead in commercial matters such as Insurances/bonds etc
  • Lead the commercial team in project applications, payments, and retention collection
  • Ensure all contractual issues are identified at the earliest opportunity and addressed in an appropriate manner that balances the protection of the business whilst maintaining existing relationships
  • Develop the commercial team to improve the Nett WIP figures by maximising cash collection and developing appropriate cost control mechanisms
  • Engender an approach of collaborative working across all business disciplines
  • Proactively support business development activities
  • Support the business in the preparation, launch, and administration of new initiatives
  • Contribute to future business planning lent towards controlled growth in turnover and profit
  • Undertake other duties commensurate with the level of this position
  • Comply with Company policies & procedures


  • Experience in successful leadership by leading and managing large teams
  • Superior time management abilities and capable of meeting deadlines
  • Up to date on industry trends, as well as laws and regulations
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and industry contacts
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Experience in implementation and execution of Strategy


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Professional qualification status (MCIOB/MRICS)


  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a strategic thinker and have strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills to balance and prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Proven relationship-building capability

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

Should you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we would love to hear from you.

Employee referral scheme - refer a friend or family member to work for Galldris. We look forward to hearing from you.

Galldris is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate against any protected characteristic.

Note for Recruitment Agencies: We are not using Recruitment Agencies for this role. In the event of speculative CV submissions, no fees will be applicable.

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