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Commercial and Project Director

Engineering - Office & Commercial
Ref: 1325 Date Posted: Monday 01 Mar 2021
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A fantastic new opportunity has arisen within a globally recognised manufacturer of bespoke assemblies for a Commercial & Projects Director.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, as Commercial & Projects Director, you will become responsible for the overall co-ordination, the functional management and leadership of all the sales, new business projects and marketing activities of the business.

Role and Responsibilities:

The role of Commercial & Projects Director will involve the following:

  • Take ownership of the management of the commercial, projects and marketing functions in the business.
  • To ensure the cross functional teams deliver the objectives for new product introduction projects, ensuring use of best practice project management techniques.
  • Build relationships with potential new customers and ensure that existing relationships with current customers are maintained to a high standard.
  • Drive sales with new customers to increase revenue and growth to achieve the Company’s growth plan.
  • Prepare plans, budgets and progress reports.
  • Support customer meetings and visits at all levels regularly to ensure uniformity of communication with the customers.
  • Develop goals, objectives and priorities and assign to the team.
  • Assume overall responsibility for developing the annual marketing plan for the Company.
  • Plan the strategic market planning, marketing research programmes and control the marketing budget.
  • Keep up to date with recent market and industry trends, competitors and customer strategies.


Experience and Qualifications

  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Previous experience in a business development, projects and marketing environment.
  • Experience of operating within a manufacturing OEM or Tier 1 environment
  • Relevant Project management experience, ideally with some qualification (PRINCE 2)
  • Strategic planning skills.
  • Leadership Skills.
  • Language skills preferred.
  • Financial Management Skills.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office programmes.
  • Clear and confident communicator.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • Degree level                                                     

This is a permanent, full time position and in return you will receive a competitive salary and generous benefits.

This position is based in the South Midlands


If you are seeking a new career move and believe you meet the specified requirements to be a successful Commercial & Projects Director please apply immediately.