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Senior Commercial Manager

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorCharities & Not For Profit, Healthcare & Education, Local & Central Government, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£70,000 to £90,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, Derbyshire, East Midlands, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, West Midlands, Worcestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted04 August 2017

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Senior Commercial Manager

You will be a strong commercial person with strong contract and supplier management experience. ? You will have experience of leading commercial and contract management of high value strategic contracts. You will have strong negotiation skills and be confident in managing suppliers at a senior level. You will be a self-starter, who works flexibly, at pace with excellent people and influencing skills. You will have the ability to lead a change agenda and have a track record in delivering good commercial and contract management outcomes. You will also have strong programme and project management skills.

  • To take the commercial lead in the transition from the current contracts to the new single prime supplier arrangements in 2017.
  • Working alongside the Head of departments (Transition Management) manage the exit and migration from the existing services, whilst maintaining supplier and contractual performance.
  • Developing an effective contract management strategy for the new contract and leading contract negotiations and performance reviews with the new provider.
  • To take the commercial lead in setting up the new contract and working as part of the organisations Governance to ensure successful implementation of the new contract.
  • To work with the leadership team to develop plans to increase the commercial capability of non-commercial people across the business area.
  • To develop a deep understanding of the business in order to negotiate, implement and contract manage the new contract.
  • To work as part of Commercial Division and their senior business partner to improve overall commercial capability and to deliver the end to end commercial cycle.
  • Ensure that key contractual performance information is available for all contracts and that reports on contractual assurance and performance are in place.
  • As a Member of the Commercial Division Senior Management Team, provide support to the Deputy Director in: managing the work of the Division; leading change and continuous improvement across the division, the relevant policy directorates and the executive agencies.? Provide internal and external briefings and communications when required, deputise at meetings and ensure the DD is kept up to date on current risks and issues.

To apply for this role you must be highly competent in:-
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Must hold contract expertise and experience of complex contract negotiations.
  • Leadership experience
  • Able to analyses and calculated risks.

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