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Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

  • Job reference

    JO0000008625_1617129793

  • Location

    Bristol

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain (Europe & UK)

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Whyatt

  • Contact email:

    benw@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008625_1617129793

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Ben Whyatt

Cedar are supporting a Fortune 500 company who are on the look for a Commercial Manager covering Medical Equipment and Clothing. 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 £50,000 on offer.

This role will report into the Senior Commercial Manager and 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.
  • proactively 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:

  • Ideally MCIPS and/or IACCM qualified (or working towards)
  • 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 Procurements (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