Head of Commercial

Are you a strategic leader with a knack for driving commercial success?

A.C. Whyte and Co. Ltd have ambitious plans for the future and we are growing our team. We are actively seeking an experienced Head of Commercial to join the business.

We are looking for a commercial professional to join our expanding team who has a wealth of experience within the construction sector. The ideal candidate will embody our commitment to delivering quality work, with a continuous improvement ethos to drive the enhancement of our commercial processes and efficiencies.

As the social housing sector evolves to focus on energy efficiency, this role is an opportunity be involved in the development of a rapidly growing business. Diversity of skills, experience, and a willingness to embrace new challenges are all qualities that we’re looking for during this period of growth.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of our commercial strategy, ensuring alignment with our business goals
  • Deliver robust financial analysis with actionable insights monthly
  • Actively oversee forecasts and manage deviations
  • Develop and nurture the current commercial team ensuring that they attain their maximum potential
  • Design and enhance commercial processes to maximise performance and efficiencies
  • Cultivate relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate effectively with teams across the business to ensure all opportunities are capitalised.
  • Analyse opportunities and risks ensuring these are effectively communicated
  • Provide advise on contractual claims and disputes.

Essential Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proven experience at Commercial Management level within the construction industry.
  • Experienced in leading a commercial team.
  • In-depth knowledge of contract law with strong contractual experience
  • Bsc Honours Quantity Surveying
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven experience of engaging with clients and contractors.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment and prioritise your workload effectively
  • Driven individual with strong leadership and influencing skills

Who we are looking for:

Our people are what keep us at the forefront of our sector. At A.C. Whyte, we pride ourselves on our award-winning quality workmanship and our reputation for exceeding client expectations. The successful candidate for this role must have a strong commercial background and be driven to make a difference and deliver commercial excellence. You will play an integral role within our Leadership team and drive the delivery of our commercial strategy.

What A.C. Whyte offers to its people

We offer a range of benefits that cover common expectations, as well as others that go further to encourage personal and professional development. As an employer, our goal is to ensure that all of our people feel that they have the right level of support, responsibility, and training to deliver whatever is asked of them.

Company benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company pension scheme (5% employer contribution)
  • Performance Bonus
  • Competitive buy and sell annual leave scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity
  • Enhanced Paternity
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Career development and leadership training

About A.C. Whyte

We are a market-leading, independent, energy efficiency contractor for major refurbishment works in social and private housing. With a five-decade track record, we are renowned in the construction industry for our award-winning standards and innovation. We’re committed to help our clients reduce their energy needs. We specialise in retrofitting buildings, maximising energy efficiency, and creating more comfortable homes for our customers to live in. Increasingly, the work we do has the power to transform neighbourhoods and significantly improve the lives of the residents there, by improving the quality of their homes and dramatically reducing their fuel bills. Our vision is long-term, always seeking to make improvements ‘at home’ to benefit the environment, our people, and the company.

If you would love to be part of our A.C. Whyte and Co. Ltd family, please apply now with an up-to-date copy of your CV. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

A.C. Whyte and Co Ltd is an equal opportunities employer as long as you have the drive and passion to succeed, then we would love to hear from you.