Commercial Manager

Description You will be responsible for the strategic input and negotiating the best raw material prices to win new business as well as retaining and growing existing business achieving profit objectives. You will be reporting to the Executive Supply Chain.Further responsible to assess and manage working capital risk and negotiate and monitoring service level and stock holding agreements with key customers and suppliers, and continuously striving to strategically expand, preserve or improve value-adding service delivery and cost control processes while ensuring regulatory guidelines are adhered to. Due to our clients Equity Scorecard - Equity candidates will be given preference.Qualification and Experience:Bachelors degree in Marketing, Finance, Management Costing Accounting.At least 4 - 5 years experience in a similar role with a medium to a large organization with experience in commercial management, financial analysis, and business processes reporting and documenting.Experience in an industrial manufacturing environment is essentialGood broad understanding of business processes and controlsGood appreciation of IT Systems and implementation skillsCan take a top-to-bottom view but also have a hands-on approach.A very computerized financial and analytical individualAbility to analyse comprehensive business processes, perform in-depth work analyses and develop computer-generated flow charts.Familiarity with database concepts, data structures, and the use of advanced reporting tools.High-level business acumen, familiar with financial IT and software/computer platforms,Ability to assist in contract & tender calculationsAbility to develop SLAsSkill in analyzing and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.Project ManagementKEY PERFORMANCE AREASPlays a strategic role in analysing pricing models against competitor pricing.Evaluate, align and develop competitive estimating standardsFacilitate customer price increases ensuring price lists are updated timeously to ensure raw material costs are contained and profit targets are achieved.Review pricing and work with the sales team to maintain profit margins.Conduct analyses on throughput sales and material usage by-product and press to identify strategic focus areas for improvement.Analyse job costs consumable usage, stock write-offs, and transport costs to turnover monthly and compares to the monthly income statement to determine alignment or address discrepancies.Responsible for margin reports and material percentage reports.Evaluate Work in Progress (WIP) monthly and ensure that turnover is accurate in the month of production (cost of sales).Management of raw material stock and WIP in line with budgetsOversee the warehouse function to ensure that stock is issued timeously to support an uninterrupted flo.special-hidden { display: none; }Id Subtitle
Cape Town, WC, ZA