Commercial Manager - IT Services
COMMERCIAL MANAGER – IT SERVICES
£40,000 - £50,000 + benefits
Sopra Steria Recruitment are working with a major public sector organisation who are looking for an Commercial Manager for all their IT categories including, IT Software, IT Hardware & Telecommunications and IT Services.
You will lead the IT Services and support category management activity, developing and implementing category strategies, work with relevant stakeholders to develop a forward commercial pipeline plan and proactively manage the commercial activity through the source to contract process.
·To provide advice to the stakeholders on all aspects of the public procurement regulations and other controls, including those from Cabinet Office and the parent department
·To support the continued development of Commercial’s role as an enabling service to all business areas
·Procure goods, services and works at best value for the taxpayer in accordance with all applicable Regulations, HMT Managing Public Money requirements and business policies
·Ensure that commercial management activity is performed to the standards expected from a central government body
The Person must have:
·Good knowledge of leading procurement practice governance and assurance principles
·A track record of delivering complex procurement projects in a public sector environment
·Experience of strategic supplier contract and relationship management
·Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills
·Experience in interpreting contractual arrangements
·In-depth understanding of Public Procurement Regulations and Commercial principles
·High level of IT literacy, including MS Office
·Well-developed analytical, organisational and problem solving skills
·Risk identification relative to procurement and supplier management
If this role sounds of interest then please apply!