Commercial Manager

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Sales & Commercial
Salary: Up to £49,000
Job ref: 009102
Published: about 1 month ago

The role of Commercial Manager is a hands on, commercial and a results driven manager who will have a passion for coaching and developing teams, delivering excellent customer service and will role model our Company values.

Managing the commercial teams in the Birmingham region, you’ll be responsible for developing and promoting the Company’s hire business, to include our full range of products and services, ensuring the Division’s Customer Charter is followed.  The role is target driven with a key focus on order winning activity.

Working alongside projects and service teams in the region and the Building Service functions, the role holder will promote an environment of effective teamwork and communication.

Full UK driving license is essential


Role Details

*       Salary: up to £49,000 + commission and company car

*       Role based: Smethwick,

*       Contract type: Permanent

*       Annual leave: 25 days of annual leave plus bank holiday


Role Responsibilities

*       Accountable for the delivery of targets for the year including contract value, order numbers, opportunities as well as other commercial KPI’s.

*       Promote a culture of Health and Safety by taking a management responsibility for ensuring safe working and consideration for health and wellbeing, personifying Zero Harm.

*       Provide coaching, mentoring and motivation to drive towards the achievement of the commercial areas objectives and KPIs, to ensure performance is maximised.

*       Responsible for ensuring compliance to business and quality processes catchment areas managed.

*       Support Area Hire Managers to generate orders by supporting them throughout the customer journey, including assisting with writing tenders, co-attending Customer visits as appropriate.

*       Ensure the commercial team is maximising added value for every opportunity through promoting the full range of Building Services.

*       Provide appropriate statistical reports on commercial teams performance on a weekly/monthly basis as required.


Our Ideal Candidate

You will be an experienced sales manager with a proven track record in leading teams to achieve agreed KPI’s. You will also have demonstrated knowledge of the tender process and ability to support large submissions through active involvement from proposal and agreeing the order winning strategy.

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing Monday 25th March 2024


Benefits & Opportunities

*       Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

*       Working flexibly principles

*       Contributory pension

*       Commission

*       Electric Company Car and EV charging point if required

*       A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services

*       Employee Assistance Program

*       A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

*       Cycle to Work Scheme

*       Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)


About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.

As an equal opportunities employer, Portakabin is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made.


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