Our client is not only a market leader in their field, but an innovative business that embraces key market trends and is embracing the next stage in their growth strategy in the UK marketplace. A multi-billion $ business, they provide world-class service and are experiencing tremendous growth in this specific business unit, up over 30% in revenue growth. It is why they need an exceptional senior exec to join the organisation.
Reporting to the head of the business unit, the successful individual will take commercial responsibility for over £30m annualised spend across an operation spanning several key areas in a national operation. Through key reports, you will lead a team of 40+ colleagues looking after the operational, whilst you focus on leveraging the financial performance nationally.
Of graduate calibre, you will most certainly have a demonstrable background in commercial operations, ideally from within a Logistics, Supply Chain or Fleet Management background. Having majored in Transport Management, you will have commercial skills in financial management, analysis, operational performance improvement, supplier management, bid management and whole-life costing. You will know how to leverage the financial and operational performance of in-house and third-party suppliers, in managing OEM relationships and in risk management.
Ultimately, you will be an exceptionally strong Commercial Manager, of a senior level who knows which levers to pull to gain motivate and gain the ultimate operational performance form colleagues. You will be extremely motivated, looking to develop your career and be at the leading edge of transformation in a significant business.