Commercial Director - Financial

80000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP80000/annum Circa plus car allowance
29 Aug 2017
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Director - Financial - Spider Recruitment Services are pleased to be supporting a rapidly growing finance company on the Cambridge outskirts with the search for a Commercial Director.

As the Commercial Director the key focus of this role is to implement a business development strategy, identify new business opportunities, maintain strategic relationships, negotiate and close business deals whilst delivering high quality, sustainable renewable energy project credit proposals. You will also ensure that existing renewable energy customers are professionally managed to maximise returns and additional opportunities, including refinance of those projects.

Other key duties and responsibilities include:

-Implement the strategy to differentiate this company from its competitors in the renewable energy project finance sector in order to deliver highest margin and lowest risk projects.
-Build and maintain a strong network of relationships across the industry
-Maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions
-Build, Validate and Develop business leads into sales opportunities that conform to the business's key lending criteria
-Manage, motivate, monitor and review a team of Business Development and Customer Relationship Managers in order to deliver the objectives of the business on both new and existing customer sales channels
-Maintain accurate opportunity forecasts and reporting
-Deliver accurate and comprehensive credit applications/proposals to the highest standard
-Attend events and conferences in relation to renewable energy sector
-Contribute positively to the Senior Management team to drive the revenue of the business

Skills and attributes required:

-Able to manage workloads and priorities and work under pressure to tight deadlines
-Ability to gain knowledge of basic Anaerobic Digestion/Biogas financial models and plant operations within 6 months of appointment
-Ideally 10+ years' experience in financial services/loan operations.
-Experience in Corporate lending
-Ability to negotiate and build relationships with "C' level decision makers
-Strong leadership skills
-A team player who is able to develop effective relationships within the team and work in partnership with others.
-Willing to embrace change and challenge processes to improve efficiency
-Level headed and measured approach
-Highly articulate and numerate
-Strong communication skills - Verbal and written
-Excellent presentation skills
-Sound planning and organisation skills
-Excellent negotiation skills
-Back ground in corporate funding/financial services
-Knowledge, Experience of funding complex medium/large capital projects or transactions
-Ability to manage senior professional direct reports

You will also have the ability to naturally build rapport, to be self-motivated and have high levels of energy and drive.

On offer is a salary circa GBP80,000 per annum as well as plus car allowance.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to join this incredibly successful company, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy is being advertised by Spider. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

Additional keywords: finance, commercial, director, business development

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