Head of Commercial

Bristol (City Centre)
£55000 - £65000 per annum
28 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Head of Commercial - commercial director, head of commercial Bristol - commutable from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Taunton, Exeter, Swindon and Cardiff £55,000 - £65,000 car Bonus Responsible for leading the Commercial and Estimating functions in line with strategic objectives and targets, you will be responsible for: Provide leadership to both the Commercial and Estimating functions. Develop and implement a strategy for Commercial and estimating ensuring that continuous improvement objectives fall in line with achievement of both the functional and site strategies. To take the lead role in the organisation to identify and manage risk through contract negotiation, change identification and negotiation, ensuring appropriate pricing and protection is in place Ensure Commercial objectives are translated into specific improvement objectives and / or targets for the sites, which are subsequently delivered Manage the interface between the business and its customers and work to resolve key issues and build a strong customer relationship Ensure that appropriate policies and processes for successful Commercial and Estimating practice are in place and are functioning effectively Take responsibility and accountability for the operational performance of the commercial department (tasks such as invoice and order management, overdue debit resolution and change negotiation) Drive the development of the Commercial and Estimating team members to increase the knowledge and skill base Ensure effective commercial change management control, pricing, negotiation and contracts are in place to deliver product modification and change to our customers Working with the Head of Business Development, lead the business in establishing, assessing and proposing opportunities for new business and ensure that all Bids and Proposals are prepared in accordance with the company's Bid Process. In order to apply for this role you must have experience of managing a medium/large commercial team across multiple locations as there will be a need to travel. Prior experience of Bids, Contract management and commercial management within a defence/aerospace are a must. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66738415