Commercial Director



In a Nutshell…

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Commercial Director to join our team within Vistry Homes Cotswolds, at our Cheltenham office. As part of the Vistry Cotswolds Senior Management team the Commercial Director will help shape the business unit strategy. The Commercial Director will be responsible for defining, directing and leading the commercial strategy of the Business Unit whilst leading, inspiring and motivating the commercial team in order to generate profit.

The successful candidate will currently be at Commercial Director level or be working at Commercial Manager or Head of Commercial level and be ready to progress, whilst experience must have been gained from the housebuilding sector.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements

Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you…

Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
Agile working arrangements possible for this role
28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 days per annum
Free private healthcare from your start date
Company contributory pension scheme
Life assurance – 3 x your annual salary
Sharesave scheme
Cycle to work scheme – up to £3000
Support with a professional membership
Denplan, GymFlex and many more…In return, what we would like from you…

Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
A good understanding of building regulations and legal obligations
Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Building or similar
An excellent understanding of construction methods and materials
Extensive experience working within a residential house builder
The ability to formulate commercial plans and ensure full engagement
Experience of supporting and driving business growth
An inspirational leader with strong team working ethics

More about the Commercial Director role…

Define, direct and lead a commercial strategy that balances risk to the business with opportunity for income generation to reinvest in the business.
Direct and lead the governance of the Commercial team, ensuring proper accountability for, and reporting of, all commercial activity and the development of appropriate control systems.
Help define and embed a commercial approach to the running of the department across all levels of the hierarchy. Work with the senior management team to collaboratively guide the development of professional standards, commercial contracts and service level agreements
Take steps to identify and manage risks commercial and otherwise
Support the Land team in the land bidding process
Build and maintain effective relationships with key working partners, including the development of strong links at all levels of the business.
Market the organisation's capabilities in the delivery and management of commercial activities and maintain Vistry Partnerships profile with customers/clients, external bodies, suppliers, and other stakeholders.

Finally, let's tell you about us…

Vistry Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience, and backgrounds – we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality.

We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career.

Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us here at Vistry Group – we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us – we will always be happy to help

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