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Mivan Limited

Commercial Director

Mivan Limited

  • Antrim Town Area
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 12/12/2017
  • Recruitment
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Mivan is a dynamic and progressive specialist joinery and interior fit-out contractor who has built a reputation for excellence and innovation and has an international track record of achievement.


Commercial Director

Ref: CD/1217


As a key member of our Senior Management Team the successful candidate will manage the commercial function and will be responsible for maximising commercial success and profitability. Main duties will include:


  • Provide advice and support to the Estimating and Business Development functions on pricing, costing and contractual arrangements for pre-tender activities and new business development.
  • Review proposed contract terms and advise the Senior Management Team of the risks involved and strategies to minimize risk. Negotiate the best position for Mivan ensuring appropriate contractual and commercial protection is in place.
  • Provide support and direction in the commercial administration of projects and employment of commercial strategies to maximise the profitability of projects.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting on cost value and cash collection.  Ensure that the project team review the commercial information regularly.  Ensure that the best commercial practice is being applied to all site activities.
  • Provide regular evaluation and commentary of progress to the CEO and Board.
  • Ensure that the client relationship is proactively managed in relation to commercial matters.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of commercial procedures to ensure consistent commercial control and reporting on all site operations
  • Manage the Commercial team.  Develop and motivate employees, maintain harmonious employee relations and reinforce the Company’s culture, practices and processes.  Ensure personnel are adequately trained and understand targets and are working to consistent standards, meeting delivery dates and performance expectations.
  • As part of the SMT assist to drive and manage change and to develop, reinforce and maintain a culture which promotes teamwork, accountability, openness, challenge and continual improvement


Although based In Antrim this role will require travel within the UK and potentially overseas.


To carry out this challenging role candidates should have a third level qualification in a Quantity Surveying or Construction related subject along with a proven track record in a senior commercial role within a contracting environment, preferably fit-out. Membership of RICS and/or a post-graduate qualification in management or construction law or similar subject or other evidence of continuous professional development is desirable. Candidates should have a strong knowledge of JCT forms of contract and extensive experience preparing commercial correspondence and dispute resolution.


The ideal candidate will have strong strategic commercial and financial acumen and a broad knowledge of construction contracts.  Essential requirements also include excellent leadership and people management skills with the ability to influence others and manage and motivate a team


Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday, 18 December 2017.


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Mivan is an Equal Opportunities Employer                 Visit our Website                                 

Ref: CD/1217
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