Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Meath

Job Type: Perm

Our client, a leading manufacturer of construction materials, are seeking a Commercial Manager to join their team. This is an exciting and challenging position for a candidate seeking to join an innovative industry leader.

Co. Meath






  • The position is a senior position within the Roadsurfacing & Contracting business, overseeing day-to-day operations and focusing on the long-term interests of the business
  • Identify opportunities to grow the Roadsurfacing & Contracting Business, whether through partnerships or new initiatives, and work to take advantage of those opportunities
  • Analyse sales, finance, marketing and other reports that give insight into how the business can make adjustments to improve performance
  • Assist Managing Director and work with Contracts Managers to ensure a cohesive team
  • Resolve issues with Contracts and Commercial Operations
  • Communicate with parties in a contract so that all understand the terms and particularly the contract’s financial aspects
  • Assess risks and make recommendations based on a thorough analysis of all factors involved in business situation
  • Coach team members on best practices for managing contract issues and handling daily issues and tasks
  • Demonstrate a lead by example approach to all aspects of Health & Safety, be fully compliant with Company Health & Safety: policies, procedures, systems and rules, report all hazards and incidents and ensure that you work safely at all times


Skills and Requirements:

  • Recognised 3rd level qualification in a Construction related discipline such as Civil Engineering or Construction Management is essential (Level 8 preferred)
  • Recognised membership of relevant professional body/bodies
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a similar role and similar products
  • Proven experience and success in financial management of projects, putting together bids for new work and negotiating and agreeing contracts
  • Track record of success in overseeing projects from inception to completion and identifying and mitigating risks involved
  • Previous significant customer interfacing experience is essential. Along with a proven ability to create and maintain positive relationships and a commercial focus
  • Excellent Working knowledge of various forms of Construction Contracts. The Public Works Contracts suite of documents particularly
  • Ability to work with and coach a team of experienced Contracts Managers, Site Engineers and Sub-contractors, and motivate and work with internal and external service providers
  • Proven track record of financial management and budgetary control and improvement
  • Exceptional IT and report writing skills. Full proficiency in MS Office including MS Project is required.
  • Familiarity with Business Information Systems is expected
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
  • Demonstrable leadership and management skills. A positive and supportive team player
  • Ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and calmness in difficult situations
  • Ability to work in a high-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel and work from various locations at short notice



If interested in the position, please apply using the link provided or call Lorcan McGeough on 016991473 for a confidential chat.


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