Commercial Director - Cork

Cork City
16 Jul 2019

Commercial Director - Cork based - Senior leadership role

Commercial Director - Cork

Reporting to the Managing Director of a leading large Irish commercial brand this senior leadership position will place the incumbent in a critical role responsible for corporate pricing and commercial sales forecasting for the group. As part of this role, he/she will be a key member of the executive team.

The successful individual will oversee the commercial growth for the group and play a key role in developing and implementing strategies around customer attraction/retention, risk management, product mix and margin maximisation.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the MD and executive leadership team in developing strategies to deliver revenue and margin targets for the business
  • Ensure commercial activities are closely aligned to risk management activities
  • Support finance leadership with the planning and budgetary process
  • Work with the function heads on the continuous development of systems and the integration of Group systems and workflows
  • Identify and capitalize on business development opportunities
  • Support due diligence on company, development, acquisition or disposal strategies

The successful candidate will have significant experience in leading a commercial function. We would like to speak with senior leaders with commercial finance, pricing, financial planning and sales interface experience.

Exposure to change management and leading teams are vital, along with experience in sectors such as general commodities, FMCG and the energy sector is an advantage.

The package on offer is above market norm at this level. A strong basic salary, bonus structure, car allowance and corporate package will be discussed in more detail with suitable applicants.

Candidates are invited to apply in confidence by emailing a cover letter and comprehensive curriculum vitae to Michael Morrissey, Morgan McKinley (

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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