Commercial Services Manager

Within the Boundaries of Tees Valley
£48,260 per annum
18 Sep 2020
04 Oct 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

The Role:

The Commercial Services Manager will evaluate all levels of commercial risk and maximise the benefit to Thirteen, covering procurement, risk mitigation, pricing and contract management.

The Commercial Services Manager will report commercial performance associated with Asset Investment to the Senior Management Team and manage sub-contractor accounts from start to final account, consisting of enquiries, tendering, negotiation, placement of orders and order of final account.

They will ensure payments are made on time to our partners and in accordance with work completed on the programme.

The Person:

We are seeking a dynamic individual who is up to the challenge of leading a professional team on commercial management associated with Asset investment programmes.

Experiences in both JCT and NEC suite of contracts would be desirable, as the team support the development, introduction and management of a significant partnership contract.

You will need to provide and be accountable for financial forecasts for teams’, contractors’ and partners’ expenditure over the duration of projects, and to support financial planning, forecasting and budget controls.

You will be responsibile in leading the team in negotiations and where required resolve complex disputed issues to consensus, and agree final accounts including scrutiny of payments, variations and invoices.

The successful candidate will act as a source of professional advice for managers on levels of payment to partners, in-house spend profiles and monitoring spend against budget. They will lead on contract procurement, management and performance across Asset Investment and support group procurement through various frameworks that support the business requirements.

The future is exciting, and we only want the best to be part of it.

At Thirteen we're about homes and so much more.....

At Thirteen, we’re more than just a landlord. We believe everyone is an individual. That’s why we don’t just provide properties; we offer a home to suit each person’s needs.

And we’re not just about somewhere to live; our range of extra services means we can give people a helping hand specifically tailored to them if they need it.

Our strength, capacity and ambition to deliver what our customers need means we can change things for the better.

We’re the largest housing association in the North East and among the biggest 25 nationally.  Today we own and manage some 34,000 properties in the North East region, 30,000 of them in the Tees Valley. Thirteen is still an organisation that’s local at its heart.

Our skilled colleagues and board directors work tirelessly to support 70,000 tenants and customers, bringing a breadth of experience and a can-do attitude to ensure a high-quality customer experience.

So come and be part of making a difference. Great days for everyone are made at Thirteen.

Are you up for the challenge of bringing our vision to life and having great days at work?

There’s more information about this role in the documents attached to this advert, including the benefits of working for Thirteen. 

If you’d like to talk more about the role please contact Paul Jenkins, Director of Asset, for an informal discussion. Paul can be contacted on 07422 072 140.