Responsible for overseeing the procurement, project management and finance of studio interior design projects across Europe and the Middle East. More than 5 years' management experience in the luxury retail industry, most recently overseeing the completion of multi-million pound projects, in both commercial and residential sectors.
- Accountable for ensuring Commercial Administrator team achieve and deliver the highest standards of compliance to all company procedures - Providing detailed reporting and analysis that assists the senior management team in identifying commercial opportunities and potential issues - Negotiating new contracts and agreement of terms with bespoke vendors; building relationships with both existing and new suppliers - Assisting Commercial Manager in top level reconciliation reports for client projects; auditing projects as required by Financial Director and Business Analysts - Assisting Commercial Manager on client fee proposals and letters of appointments - Providing accurate sales forecast figures to business - Client fee tracking and forecasting - Topline budget tracking by interrogation of department P&L reports - Department KPI monitoring - Maintenance and development of Studio Database system - a bespoke project management system - Assisting Commercial Manager in making key financial decisions which could impact department profit margins - Responsible for interviewing, selecting and on-boarding new Commercial Administrators - Inspiring, developing and nurturing team to sustain a fulfilled, motivated and forward thinking environment
- Accountable for the management of Commercial Administrator team and their on-going personal development - Accountable for delivering the defined activities and projects from the strategy through the team as directed by the Commercial Manager - Accountable for the maintenance of the margin of client approved projects - Responsible for providing adhoc reports and analysis as required by the Commercial Manager
- Procurement of pricing, confirmation on integral order details and verifying client-facing information - Managing multiple residential and commercial projects, and maintaining the highest standard of project management at all times - Processing funds from clients and recording each transaction payment with the utmost vigilance when reconciling against each project - Accurately raising all sales orders and purchase orders, chasing official confirmation from vendors on all orders to manage lead times and deliveries - Handling any trouble deliveries immediately at the point of installation - Interrogating margins and billings independently every day - Tracking project programme changes and updating financial planners accordingly - Negotiating trade discounts with suppliers - Ensuring supplier invoices are processed within the designated timeframe
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