Commercial Manager


Home & Neighbourhood Office Broadwater Farm, United Kingdom

Closing Date:

14 Apr 2024

Job description

Contract Terms

Contract Type: Full -Time, Permanent

Salary: PO8 £60,468 – £63,879 annum

Closing Date: Sunday 14th April 2024

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

Are you a dedicated professional possessing strong commercial acumen seeking an opportunity to make a difference and improve value for money for the residents of our borough? Haringey Council is looking for a Commercial Manager to lead our commercial team situated with our repairs and maintenance service to lead and manage the procurement and commercial operations across our Housing repairs service.

In this role, you will have commercial oversight of our direct labour organisation and projects undertaken across the service. You will ensure that all contracts are procured in compliance within guidelines and managed with a robust contract management framework. You will lead on the preparation of tender specifications and support to ensure our services represent value for money and deliver a high quality service.

Your duties encompass working across teams to ensure effective cross team collaboration and ensuring that all commercial activity is assessed and reported upon, you will lead on providing clear productivity performance and job costing reports and you will lead on the specification and procurement of specialist contractors and suppliers to help us deliver or repairs and maintenance service for our residents.

You will drive transformational change across the team to shape our services based on customer feedback and insight and you will provide weekly monitoring information to track our commercial performance.

About you

We are seeking someone who has a professional qualification in construction, surveying, finance or relevant experience within a Social Housing repairs and maintenance environment. With strong experience of running a commercially focused operation delivery responsive and planned building repairs and maintenance services. A good understanding of procurement processes along with other operational activities relating to repairs and maintenance contracts. You will have the knowledge and expertise to translate data and performance information into clear and concise reports for a variety of audiences to aid decision making and you will be able to manage and motivate a team of finance staff.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicity and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community. 

Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement of 31 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and well-being support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.


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