Commercial Manager or Commercial Senior Officer

Ref No. BHN536290
Salary £250 - £500/day
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Open
IR35 Status Inside

Introduction

Government law enforcement client is recriiting for a Commercial Manager or Commercial Senior Officer

Important

Commercial Manager or Commercial Senior Officer

The Job

Government law enforcement client is recriiting for a Commercial Manager or Commercial Senior Officer for 6-12 months initially, office locations are Warrington or London with the potential for hybrid/remote where required.

Security clearance / vetting will be required for this position

Working as part of the Commercial Professional Services team as a Commercial Manager, the candidate will lead on a number of deliverables at strategic and functional level across the Professional Services and Communications category areas.

Youwill support the function across the procurement lifecycle, including but not limited to:

  • Deliver key procurement activity for a number of high value procurements
  • Identify and resolve contract/supplier risk
  • Existing supplier management
  • Embed Commercial reporting and compliance

Experience

  • An understanding of public procurement regulations.
  • Ability to develop high quality commercial/ procurement strategies for complex business requirements.
  • Track record in the delivery of cost savings, service improvements and changing and improving processes that maximises commercial outcomes.
  • Experience of managing strategic contracts/suppliers in a category management environment and contract drafting, negotiating and influencing skills.
  • A proven procurement background of successful delivery in a complex and changing environment, preferably in the public sector
  • Excellent hands on knowledge of Procurement legislation and wider compliance controls such as the Cabinet Office
  • An understanding and IR35 legislation and the application of such for public sector.
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills.
  • Experience of effectively working as part of a team.
  • Proven experience of tendering activity (G-Cloud/DOS/CCS consultancy/comms Frameworks).
  • Proficient with tools such as Word, Excel and MS project.
  • Proficient in usage of E-procurement systems including Bravo/Award.

Essential:

MCIPS (Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualified, at a minimum Level 5.

Desirable:

Qualification or recognised accreditation in Project management (i.e. Prince 2 /MSP).

The role would not be an immediate start due to the security vetting procedure so may work in your favour if you are not yet immediately available

 

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