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Manager - Commercial - Nationwide

Closing Date: 08/06/20
Salary: £44,371
Position Type: Permanent


  • Opportunity to work from home with a base at any NCA hub nationwide.
  • A senior commercial opportunity to lead in a variety of category strategies

About Our Client

Serious and organised crime is one of the gravest threats to the UK's national security. The National Crime Agency sits at the heart of the law enforcement response, protecting the public by disrupting and bringing to justice those serious and organised criminals who pose the highest risk to the UK.

Commercial is a major corporate function in Government and getting the right commercial capability is at the heart of Civil Service Reform.

The NCA Commercial Department is on an exciting journey undertaking a period of rapid development, including the adoption of Government Commercial Function standards as well as a focus on finding ways to continuously improve.

The National Crime Agency has a national presence and a forward thinking attitude to working from home.

Job Description

  • Working closely with internal stakeholders to effectively manage sourcing/competitive tender exercises and inform future requirements.
  • Managing the lifecycle of large contracts across all relevant categories, and the commercial management of key suppliers.
  • Engaging and collaborating with other government departments, statutory bodies, private organisations, academia and industry and attend government committees / meetings to achieve commercial outcomes.
  • Managing service delivery, business and supplier performance. Liaising with business owners and service delivery managers to proactively work with suppliers to improve performance, innovation to optimise strategic outcomes.
  • Promote the value of the Commercial function across the wider NCA business by providing high quality commercial advice to departmental colleagues, customers and senior managers to improve commercial outcomes.

The Successful Applicant

Behavioural criteria

  • Leadership
  • Making effective decisions

You will also need to demonstrate the below technical criteria:

  • 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.

Training & Qualifications

MCIPS (Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) qualified or equivalent, but a minimum Level 4 MCIPS and willing to work towards Level 6

What's on Offer


Roles based in London will also receive an additional London Weighting of £3,339.

As a Civil Service employee, you'll be entitled to a large range of benefits to include:

26 days' annual leave on entry, increasing to 31 days after 5 years' service

A competitive contributory pension scheme

Flexible working patterns

Excellent Learning & Development opportunities

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MPSC14096166Z




Job Type
Salary and benefits
£44,371 plus £3339 weighting if based in London
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)|Experienced (4 years +)|Manager (Location / Team Leade
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