Commercial Manager – Sodexo – Hereford


Job Introduction

As a Commercial Manager at Sodexo, you are also a knowledgeable and strong leader and will take responsibility for the financial management of operational projects at Hereford County Hospital.

Sodexo Healthcare work by the side of healthcare organisations in both the public health (NHS Trusts) and private healthcare sector, using science, technology and global experience to enable human-centred care.

You will manage the commercial output from the contract while Identifying commercial risk for onsite activity and projects. In conjunction with the Business Director you will weigh up risk vs reward, developing and implementing effective risk mitigation strategies and actions

Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.

Main Responsibilities
Identify commercial risk for onsite activity and projects and in conjunction with the Business Director, weigh up risk vs reward, developing and implementing effective risk mitigation strategies and actions
Provide full commercial input, contractual advice and support to all operational managers
Take responsibility for the financial management of projects.
Meeting clients to determine their needs and discuss any areas that need revising for price or feasibility
Calculating material quantities and costs, Labour costs and an achievable project timeframes
Monitoring subcontractors, safety practices, construction progress and material needs, including any changes which may impact costs
Preparing Labour and supplier accounts for payment
Writing reports detailing costs and progress for clients
Recognise business opportunities.
Have overview of compliance and performance contractual metrics, supporting Heads of Service, helping to improve company procedures, standards or policies
The Ideal Candidate
Pro-activity and reactivity, combined with a strong sense of constructive challenge, thereby assisting Commercial output and the Business Director in building solutions.
Track record of delivering successful results and finding pragmatic solutions, in a complex matrix environment with multiple stakeholders
Strong leadership skills to guide and motivate teams
Excellent organisational skills to balance and prioritise their workload and meet deadlines
Excellent customer service skills to grow client relationship
Knowledge of project management and risk management
Solid financial skills, including financial reporting abilities
Knowledge of laws and regulations and industry trends
Strong strategic and negotiation skills to make sound commercial decisions
About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Package Description

£39,000 to £42,000 + Excellent benefits package

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

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