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Commercial Director Job Description

The commercial director oversees all commercial activities of an organisation ensuring it maximises all opportunities for profit generation available to it.

Duties of the Commercial Director

  • Implementing strategies to drive revenue and ultimately business growth.
  • Carrying out risk assessment when taking on new customer accounts.
  • Negotiating ongoing contracts with suppliers and customers.
  • Reviewing contracts and making recommendations on commerciality.
  • Interpreting market trends and adapting to industry changes.
  • Management and reporting of supplier contracts and terms.
  • Streamlining lead generation processes enabling sales teams to chase leads swiftly.
  • Analysing opportunities for growth via acquisition and performing due diligence.
  • Implementing new sales strategies and ensuring departments follow industry best practice.
  • Making commercial recommendations to the board of directors.
  • Setting and delivering the company plan alongside other directors.
  • Handling a variety of projects for the business and overseeing project management.

Background of the Commercial Director

  • Strong entrepreneurial skills and a natural ability to spot opportunities for revenue generation.
  • Natural leader of people with excellent managerial and motivational skills.
  • Relevant industry experience and in depth knowledge of the market.

Should you require assistance recruiting for a Commercial Director then please do not hesitate to contact our specialist executive recruitment team on 020 8349 3508.
The next role on the career path of a Commercial Director would be Managing Director.

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