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Compliance Commercial Manager

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Remote working with travel as required

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Compliance Commercial Manager to lead and manage the delivery of commercial and contract management arrangements within Anchor. This pivotal role requires a clear understanding of underlying contracts, cost management requirements, and specifications, ensuring the commercial interests and contractual obligations of our organization are protected.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Commercial and Contract Management: Lead the commercial and contract management arrangements, ensuring all contracts are thoroughly understood and managed effectively.
  • Audit Programmes: Establish and oversee audit programmes for commercial and contract management across £100m of contracts, working closely with property delivery teams.
  • Framework Development: Develop and implement effective frameworks for commercial and contract management, particularly focusing on NEC and/or JCT contracts.
  • Financial Management: Manage financial and project performance, ensuring robust financial forecasting. Ensure all financial systems are updated promptly and collaborate with Finance colleagues for effective payment and financial forecast mechanisms.
  • Cost Savings: Drive cost-saving initiatives through collaboration with contractors.
  • Continuous Improvement: Engage with the Property & Assets SLT and colleagues across Anchor to support continuous improvement in contract management, commercial management, and financial planning.

About You


  • Minimum degree qualification in quantity surveying or equivalent (essential).
  • MRICS status (essential).


  • 5-7 years of post-qualification experience in Quantity Surveying (essential).
  • Recent experience in commercial and contract management of NEC and/or JCT contracts.
  • Experience in open book cost management and planning within the housing maintenance field.
  • Proven commercial experience in the social housing maintenance and planned investment sector, preferably from the contractor side (essential) and/or client side (desirable).
  • Ability to interpret complex commercial and operational data to inform saving planning.


Anchor – a great place to work

Anchor is England’s largest not-for-profit providers of care and housing for older people. Our heartfelt ambition is to transform housing and care so everyone can have a home where they love living in later life.

We’re not-for-profit which means every penny we make or save is invested in the people who live with us, the places they live and the people who work here. That means a better standard of care and customer service, better wages, more investment in training and development and improved facilities.

A rewarding environment

From health and happiness to finance and your career, we’ll give you all the support you need.

Health & happiness

  • Gym, fitness and wellbeing discounts
  • Mental health support
  • Flexible working options


  • Pension plan – contribute between 4% and 8% and we’ll match it or better
  • Quick and easy pension transfer service
  • Savings and financial advice, loans, free life assurance
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, phones, technology and more


  • Ongoing personal and professional development programme
  • Leadership Pathways online learning resources
  • Career progression and promotion opportunities

To see our full range of benefits, check out our dedicated being well website Please follow the link or copy and paste into your browser 

Celebrating diversity, celebrating you

Anchor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to celebrate diversity and inclusion in all that we do, as we know that the more diverse our colleagues are, the better care and support we can give to our residents and each other.  

We are proud to have an LGBT+ group for our residents, and also Disability, LGBT+ and race and ethnicity colleague networks. These work to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members.  We also have an Inclusive Ambassador network to allow all colleagues to be part of promoting diversity and to be an ally to others.

We are a Gold Standard Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Menopause Friendly and a signatory to the Care Leaver Covenant, HouseProud Pledge and Age Friendly Employer Pledge schemes.

Compliance Commercial Manager

Temporary / Contract
5 - 10 years of experience
£50,782 - £63,477

Published on 3 Jul 2024

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