National Commercial Manager

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Brian Perry Civil
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCE/10031966
  • Closing Date:23 Apr 2020


We are looking for a National Commercial Manager to join us in a key leadership role to assist the Business Unit and Branch teams to achieve agreed levels of margin and profit and to maximise growth opportunities whilst managing commercial risk across the business unit.

In this role you will have a key focus on commercial and risk support, system and governance overview, monitoring and reviewing the Business Unit and Areas’ commercial, risk and financial performance against our annual budgets to ensure accurate forecasting and early warning of upsides and downsides is maintained. You will also provide guidance and advice to the business unit in support of the financial and commercial direction, including at the tender gates.  

You will work closely with the GM, Financial Controller, Senior Leadership and Legal Teams in this position and bring an effective practice approach to commercial and risk management.

About You:
This is a fantastic opportunity for a strong people leader with proven senior commercial leadership experience in a large, complex environment – with a focus on Commercial Management, Reporting & Controls, Risk Management and a strong focus on Safety Performance. 

To be successful in the role you will have a Tertiary Qualification in Quantity Surveying or a related field and a demonstrable understanding of the Construction Industry. You will have experience in a large construction or multi-project environment, coupled with knowledge of commercial and contractual terms and conditions. 

Your ability to foster and build key relationships in the industry and understand the marketplace will be pivotal in this role. Maintaining profitability and cost effectiveness is an on-going accountability for this position, particularly in extremely competitive times.  Ensuring that the Areas achieve the “right price” for projects is critical whilst simultaneously managing on-going commercial risk effectively. You will strategically lift commercial capability across Brian Perry Civil, through training and identification of key talent.

You will be joining a driven and engaged team - if you are commercially savvy and thrive on challenge and opportunity then this is the role for you.  Make a difference to our business and advance your career.  At Brian Perry Civil you will enjoy the benefits and recognition of working for a well-respected business unit within the Fletcher Building Group. Along with a competitive remuneration package, this opportunity will also be an ideal platform for high performers to be ‘seen’ within the group.

Brian Perry Civil is a leading and award-winning New Zealand contractor. As part of the overall Fletcher Building Group, we undertake a wide range of civil construction projects throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific with specialities including foundation and piling works.

For your opportunity to make it with Brian Perry Civil, please click apply now.

Click apply now to showcase your skills and carve out a rewarding career path with Brian Perry Civil. For a confidential discussion or to request a position description please contact Jeanette Herbst on 

Whilst you can still apply for this role, please note it’s not actively being recruited due to the control measures in place to stop the spread of Covid-19. However as soon as recruitment resumes, we’ll be in touch