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Commercial Manager

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £45000 - £49650 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Contact: Ed Browning
  • Contact Email: edb@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 24 August 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011305_1658745233

Cedar are supporting a Fortune 500 company who are on the look for a Commercial Manager. This is a permanent position which will be based predominantly based from Home and will require occasional travel on-site in Bristol (expected to be 1 day per month) with a salary of up to £49,650 on offer.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring commercial activity is performed to the highest standards and maintained to be able to provide advice to internal/external stakeholders, conforms to EU Procurement Regulations and internal Policies/Procedures and is monitored to ensure continuous improvement with the overall aim of obtaining best value for money.
  • Pro actively participate in development and implementation of Category Strategies to ensure these fully satisfy requirements which may also include drafting and issuing ITTs/ITNs, contracts etc. and manage the associated procurement process up to and beyond contract award
  • Effectively manage contracts by building strong working relationships with both contractor, customer and colleagues where necessary
  • Negotiating contract terms, conditions and prices for Procurement activity with a view to delivering value for money/savings

Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers:

  • Experience in a recent role covering either Procurement, Category Management, Contract Management or Commercial Management in the UK Public Sector or services into the Public Sector
  • Hands on (recent) experience running OJEU/PCR compliant Procurement's (defence sector experience would be advantageous but is not required)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team and engage with Stakeholders

What's in it for you:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)

Please feel free to get in touch if you're interested in applying!