Deputy Commercial Development Manager - Environmental

Gardline Limited

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.gardline.com Recruitment@gardline.com 01493845600

Sectors: marine conservation

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


The Environmental department provides a wide range of marine environmental survey expertise to our clients, from marine mammal mitigation and acoustic monitoring through to benthic characterisations and habitat assessments. These operations occur over a wide range of market sectors but are predominantly used to support our clients’ Oil & Gas and Renewables project activities in a variety of geographical markets.

We are currently looking to recruit a Deputy Commercial Manager to join our established and emerging Environmental department. The successful candidate will work closely with the existing Project Management team and Commercial Manager to deliver an optimum product to Clients.

As a Deputy Manager you will support in the general overseeing of the team, whilst being part of the day to day operation in our Project Management team. It is required to integrate with the team to understand the needs of our clients and deliver excellent service.

The primary responsibilities of the department’s Deputy Commercial Development Manager are:

  • to provide day-to-day coordination and direction for the Environmental project management team;
  • undertake all aspects of project management activities, including liaising with internal and external clients and stakeholders in the execution and overall co-ordination and management of Environmental projects;
  • provide market insight to the R&D department guiding new product development;
  • support in the development of departmental commercial strategy and the marketing of the department’s services.

You will be based in the company headquarters in Great Yarmouth, although the role will require travel to attend project meetings, marketing trips as well as attending and presenting at conferences.

You will be reporting to the Commercial Development Manager – Environmental but working alongside other key members of the department, including departmental and senior company management to provide joined up approach to project management and successful project delivery.

Key qualifications/skills:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in marine biology, environmental science or other relevant discipline.
  • A good understanding of marine mammal mitigation, marine acoustic and environmental legislation, field work methodologies and equipment.
  • Experience of managing and leading a team, setting the standard in terms of work quality and service delivery.
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience, preferably with experience in the commercial aspects of project costing and negotiation.
  • Possess excellent organisational skills and commercial acumen.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills and be able to work to strict commercial deadlines.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with team spirit and a determination to get the job done. Confidence and the ability to communicate appropriately working with those involved on our projects internally and externally are key attributes to bring to this role.

The nature of this role will mean that you will be expected to respond to requests outside of standard business hours, additionally global travel maybe required. The role is both challenging and rewarding in equal measure for someone with the right mix of skills and knowledge.


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