In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord now provides over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people, we deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year and have a geographical reach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Salisbury, Wiltshire. We have a staff team of approx. 4,000 people.
The GreenSquareAccord story is about building better lives. GreenSquareAccord is committed to building more homes and providing more care and support to more people, whilst still delivering the locally-focused services to the people who need them most.
Everything we do comes back to people – whether that’s providing a good quality, safe home, helping someone to live an independent life, addressing social injustice and equality and everything else in between.
Our vision for GreenSquareAccord is to be an organisation where people can enjoy happiness, health and prosperity.
About the role
We are now currently recruiting for a Commercial Manager on a full time and permanent basis.
The purpose of this role is to manage the procurement and financial control of all sites; maximise procurement cost savings against budget without compromising timeliness, quality or health and safety.
You will also be responsible for the procurement of materials, sub-contractors, surveying, financial management and reporting during the construction process for contracts; including the provision of general costing, design and technical advice.
As Commercial Manager you will also recruit, develop and manage the Commercial team.
With regards to your education, you should have a degree or equivalent experience. It is essential that you have direct knowledge and experience of procurement and budgetary control of residential developments.
You will have proven practical experience commercially managing projects with individual values ranging from £0.5 – £20M +; with the ability to develop and manage budgets.
It is important that you have sound technical knowledge of construction industry contracting practices and the ability to negotiate. Good knowledge and experience of modern design and construction methods is essential.
In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.
GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the ‘essential eligibility criteria’ for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.
If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.
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