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Commercial Manager

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain UK, Public Sector
  • Contact: Ben Whyatt
  • Contact Email: benw@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 07 November 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000008625_1633693706

Cedar are supporting a Private Sector organisation who are on the look for a Commercial Manager. This is a 12-Month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) position which will be based both from Home and in the Office on-site in Bristol with a salary of up to £55,000 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:

  • 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 experience running OJEU/PCR compliant Procurements
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team and engage with Stakeholders