Saj Akbar is proud to present an exciting opportunity for a entrepreneurial spirited Commercial Director to join a is a well-established serviced based business. As a key appointment for the business, the primary objective of the role is to profile and drive forward the commercial operations in line with strategic business. With the support of 4 direct reports, you will operate at a strategic level to drive profitability across the organisation.
- Developing and implementing an agreed commercial strategy.
- Leading, managing and supporting the commercial team to ensure excellent service to all internal and external customers.
- Arranging and managing commercial operations to ensure timely delivery of all services.
- Providing commercial and contractual analysis to support improved profitability.
- Strong background in commercial management/development at senior/strategic level.
- Strong leadership experience managing a team; hands-on management & coaching
- Highly numerate and detail orientated.
- Capable of providing insightful and balanced views on business risks and issues.
- Ability to understand the market, business needs and, design and develop innovative solutions where necessary.
- Experienced at reviewing commercial contracts and terms.
- Proven ability to add value via analysis and reporting.
- Proven ability to increase profitability and drive commercial thinking/processes in a growing business.
- A strong strategic and tactical thinker, with the ability to balance the short and long term strategic goals.
- Graduate calibre
- Experience of a service based industry – ideally waste management, recycling.
- Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
- Proven ability to solve problems and foster relationships.
- Passion for successfully delivering commercial services to internal/external clients.
- Proven success developing high performing teams.
- Flexible and adaptable in your approach to resolving issues.
- Good time-management skills.
- Positive attitude and desire to exceed expectations at every opportunity.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Service minded.
- Self-motivated with the understanding and ability to motivate others.