Commercial Department Manager

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per annum
Location: Office based in Sittingbourne with some remote working
Full time, Permanent

Do you enjoy reviewing, implementing, and developing systems and processes? Then this is the job for you.

Swale Heating are one of the biggest and most recognised heating specialists in Kent. We are relied on to keep over 125,000 households across London, the South East and East Anglia safe and warm. This is a unique opportunity to work with a growing award-winning company that is committed to the continuous learning and training of its staff!

WAIT! What’s in it for you?

Our company benefits include:

  • 33 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Competitive Salary
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Private Life Insurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Discounted gym memberships, cinema, shopping vouchers and more
  • Buy & Sell Annual leave scheme
  • Employee assistance programme and wellness initiatives
  • Access to Employee discounts portal

What do we need from you?

  • Management experience of at least 5 years within a similar business in related sectors is essential
  • Proven ability to develop and manage a commercial Engineering or similar business or a commercial heating division within a larger company
  • Commercial Gas ACS qualifications is essential
  • Other desirable qualifications include BMS (Trend etc.), renewables such as commercial CHP, biomass, ASHP, Solar PV and Solar Thermal

Purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Contract Operations Manager, you will review, improve, and develop the systems and processes of the commercial heating department, thereby maximising revenue, and profitability, whilst delivering an excellent service to clients.

You will need a well-rounded understanding of the importance of delivering clients’ needs, capturing, and billing all work carried out by the department, minimising costs, and releasing efficiencies by effective logistics and field workforce management. 

You will support, mentor, and develop your team, maximising performance by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results, creating personal development plans and engendering a positive and collaborative work culture.

Hours of work:

Monday – Friday 08:00 – 16:30

What are you waiting for? Apply now!

If you would like further information, contact the recruitment team via email at

Please note, CV’s are viewed on receipt. Therefore, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers.

Swale Heating Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from every section of the community.

By applying for this position, you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy located on our website.