Head of Commercial Development

GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum + Penison, Holiday, Development
28 Jul 2017
27 Aug 2017
Carl Walker
Specialist Area
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

The Head of Commercial Development will enable the investment and income strategies for the organisation providing a framework for commercially led thinking, development and decisions. Capital, Revenue and Commercial projects.

Client Details

  • Head of Service for the Commercial Business Development function
  • Provision and development of Investment, and Income management Advice
  • Operational Decision Support
  • Financial and Commercial Planning and Control
  • Financial and Commercial risk management
  • Change Management
  • Strategic thinking and visioning
  • Outsourced Revenue and Benefits monitoring, policy development, relationship development, contract compliance and retained statutory functions
  • Sundry debt recovery
  • Support of, or potential management of additional, teams as required and as relevant to the Head of Commercial Business Development role.


  • Head of Commercial Development in Sheffield
  • Responsible for providing leadership, direction, innovation and governance.
  • Lead the full range of the investment, income and commercial, management activities.
  • Shape commercial opportunities, deliver financial savings, value for money and efficiency targets, whilst enabling a sustainable business model
  • lead and motivate teams
  • Ensuring that professional training programmes are in place, succession planning arrangements are in place and that teams are fully involved, looking for continuous improvement and with high staff satisfaction
  • Management of income, capital expenditure and investments, involving work with key internal stakeholders and partners across the wider public sector at all levels
  • Establish and deliver project lifecycles including the processes and standards
  • Develop financial and performance measurements.
  • Achieve best commercial value through the implementation of best practice in commercial undertakings


  • Business development, development of commercial, investment and financial strategies.
  • Demonstrating abilities in application of commercial acumen, shaping commercial strategy, contract practice and procedure and knowledge of legal principles.
  • An awareness and understanding of financial tools and the whole life cycle of procurement including commissioning, contract and relationship management
  • Head of Commercial Development is based in Sheffield
  • Job Offer

    £56000 - £60000, Pension, Holiday, Agile working

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