Commercial Director - Housebuilding - Cheshire

Excellent Package/Bonus on offer - Construction - Commercial
Ref: 658 Date Posted: Monday 24 Jun 2024


Bracken Recruitment have an exciting opportunity of an experienced Commercial Director with a strong Housebuilding background to join an exciting business with a fantastic reputation. The Business that we represent are a market leader and have an extremely strong pipeline of work moving forward. You will be responsible for the overall management and delivery of all commercial aspects of the division’s performance and reporting (Business Unit turnover to exceed £150m). Provide support to the Managing Director in all commercial matters and provide direction, support, development and empowerment of individuals to achieve both divisional and individual objectives.

General Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of Commercial Managers
  • Assisting Bid and estimating teams
  • Oversee the relationships between surveyors and operations, ensuring co-operation and engagement that allows for successful projects which support the achievement of the business objectives and that you are able to deliver the agreed budgeted margins.
  • Support the Managing Director in reporting to the Board of Directors on all divisional financial issues, with clarity and transparency in all areas.
  • Participate in group-wide forums and initiatives and contribute fully to the development and implementation of company policies and procedures.
  • Agree target margins for all projects.
  • Engage with the project teams to ensure the delivery of successful projects and to deliver the target margins.
  • Liaise with Senior Operations Management to ensure that the project forecasts positions are accurate against the target margin and profit plans.
  • Ensure that all contractual processes, correspondence and documentation are stored correctly.
  • Liaise with Senior Management Team on contractual matters within their regions/divisions.
  • Having full profit and loss accountability for the Division.
  • Keep abreast of the preliminaries/site management costs and ensure that the Project team are advised accordingly so they are able to action and remedy over expenditure.
  • Ensure profit plans are understood for each scheme/project and monitor and deliver on agreed areas and work on identifying further areas for recovery.



  • BSc in Quantity Surveying or similar commercial related course
  • Professional membership of appropriate body
  • Good data interrogation skills
  • Housebuilding background
  • Leadership experience with the ability to influence at all levels.
  • Bid Knowledge
  • Excellent legal/contractual knowledge
  • Industry experience
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience of a senior commercial role
  • Valid driving licence
  • CSCS card at the appropriate level


Please contact Steve Lee on Email: or Mobile: 075 9531 0008 for a confidential discussion.