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Commercial Manager

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12 Sep 2022
This public sector client is looking for an experienced Commercial Manager for a 6 months contract, hybrid role You will be required to attend an office location 3 days per week ( Darlington, Nottingham, Coventry, Sheffield, Manchester). This is non-negotiable. You will be supporting functional development, encouraging teamwork and building effective relationships to deliver great commercial outcomes with real responsibility. You will work flexibly to support either delivery of strategic procurement projects at peak times during the procurement life-cycle, or working within one of our Commercial Delivery teams, supporting commercial projects throughout their lifecycle, alongside supporting continuous improvement throughout the commercial function. Duties: Deliver key elements of the procurement process, which could include pre-market engagement, sourcing, complex negotiations, evaluation/moderations, and contract award, conforming to Departmental procurement procedures and complying fully with Public Sector Procurement Regulations, Departmental commercial policy, and assurance processes. Working alongside commercial colleagues to ensure accurate, comprehensive and transparent analysis and advice, with recommendations to senior decision makers based on whole life costs that maintain full business ownership of the commercial outcomes. Contribute to the creation and delivery of market-leading commercial strategies which develop and manage supply markets to meet current and future Departmental needs Act as a source of expert knowledge, insight and advice to policy and operational teams across your projects. Work with them to understand requirements and develop commercial strategies aligned to policy objectives, suppliers and supply markets. Develop and deliver procurement savings plans for specific projects in collaboration with the customer and commercial colleaguesTo be successful, you will need to demonstrate capability against the following criteria, both within your application and at interview: Assertive - Evidence of taking a lead on securing value for money in a complex commercial environment Manages Complexity - Experience of analysing complex information to make informed commercial decisions Commercial Focus - A Proven track record of successfully delivering procurement, with a focus on solving problems and delivering value for money. Builds Relationships - Evidence of influencing key stakeholders and suppliers towards commercial solutions in a complex commercial environment. Coaching Manager - Evidence of supporting teams to deliver competing, and sometimes complex business priorities Procurement Process - Significant procurement and commercial experience ideally delivering contracts with some knowledge of grants, and an understanding of Public Sector Procurement regulations and policy.Apply now
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  • Job Reference: 710452646-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Nonstop Consulting
    Nonstop Consulting
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Contract