The Wates Group was established in 1897 and is one of the leading privately- owned, construction, development and property services companies in the UK. We employ almost 4,000 people, working with a range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors.

We have an opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join our Construction Southern Home Counties team based in Thames Valley.

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Drive clear strategy on operational delivery, customer engagement, commercial excellence, winning work and repeat business, people training, succession and development
  • Use sound planning and project management skills to deliver multiple and complex commitment and objectives and consistently use financial levers to grow profitability for the portfolio and business unit
  • Actively engage with all internal and external stakeholders adapting personal style to suit the needs of individuals and the team
  • Regularly review, provide guidance and challenge on strategic (project) and business unit objectives
  • Ensure that the commercial function within the business unit effectively supports the operational teams in the implementation of H&S policies.
  • We are looking for a qualified and competent commercial lead with solid experience working on large scale Commercial projects.

    To be successful in the role you will be an effective leader with the ability to develop a highly talented and motivated commercial team as well as build excellent relationships with other business functions, customers, consultants and the supply chain.

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