Commercial Director – Midlands

Highly competitive, industry leading salary + company performance related bonus + company car + fuel card or car allowance + Director level benefits package

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Director to join our Midlands regional Commercial team based in Nottingham.

If you have proven experience of leading a Commercial division for a new homes developer previously, then this could be the ideal role for you.

Reporting to our Managing Director, you will be responsible for defining, leading, implementing and monitoring the region’s Commercial strategy in relation to profit generation. This will be done via the management, control and reporting of all cost related matters to ensure the region’s business plan and future growth requirements are met.

Take a closer look at the perks and benefits of working for Avant Homes.


Key duties and requirements

Joining the Avant Homes team as our Commercial Director, you will also be responsible for:


  • Providing leadership to the regional Commercial department, ensuring the effective management, compliance and control of the function.
  • Defining and embedding the regional Commercial strategy to ensure the smooth delivery of the regional business plan.
  • Ensuring that build costs, cash flows and budgeting information is effectively managed and reported as per company guidelines.
  • Overseeing the working partnerships with sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure that all contractual terms are met.
  • Ensuring that all orders are placed, managed and settled.
  • Ensuring the Commercial department is fully engaged in the process of determining and agreeing development start programmes and timescales.
  • Working closely with the regional Land department to produce comprehensive Commercial reports and estimates for inclusion in Land Appraisals.
  • Ensuring the department maintains and achieves its payment and reporting requirements.
  • Authorising and committing expenditure on behalf of the region.
  • Providing key status reports and updates on all KPI’s relating to the Commercial function

Who are we looking for?

As our Commercial Director, you will hold a relevant Commercial qualification or extensive experience within the new homes Commercial field along with an extensive understanding of the financial implications of the methods and sequences of build. 

You will also possess;

  • A minimum of 2 years’ senior management experience within Commercial management for a new homes’ developer.
  • Departmental planning and strategy experience.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • The ability to showcase inspirational leadership skills and the mentoring of team members.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

Avant Homes

There are currently no roles available within the Finance Team at Avant Homes, however, if you would like to apply speculatively you can send your CV to

The team at Avant Homes receive a high volume of applications for each role. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.