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Senior Manager - Commercial - Nationwide

Closing Date: 08/06/20
Salary: £54,380
Position Type: Permanent

  • Opportunity to work from home with a base at any NCA hub nationwide
  • A senior manager commercial opportunity to own and develop commercial strategy


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

  • The creation and delivery of market-leading category strategies, and developing category expertise within your portfolio to meet current and future Departmental needs.
  • For identification and delivery of savings initiatives and innovation opportunities and encouraging supportive supplier behaviours.
  • Managing the lifecycle of large, complex contracts across all relevant categories, and the commercial management of key suppliers.
  • You will also contribute to project scrutiny and approval boards.
  • Work to establish a departmental culture where commercial skills are valued and rewarded
  • Drive the development and implementation of standards and /or policy.
  • Work with senior customers to develop their commercial capability.

The Successful Applicant

Essential requirements:

Behavioural criteria

  • Making effective decisions
  • Changing and Improving
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Seeing the bigger picture
  • Leadership

Technical criteria

  • Knowledge and understanding of public procurement regulations
  • Understanding Needs, Sourcing Options, Risks, issues and mitigations.

Training & Qualifications

  • MCIPS (Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) or equivalent, but as a minimum Level 4 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: MPSC14096164Z

Job Type
Salary and benefits
£54,380 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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