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Commercial Manager (Procurement)

  • Location: West London
  • Salary: £60000.00 - £61455.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

Role: Commercial Manager (Procurement) - Estates, Housing, Property and Works

Role Type: Permanent

Location: West London/Flexible

Salary: £60k per annum

My client is a public sector organisation who have recently gone through significant change with a real focus on collaboration and commercial activity and as part of this, they are seeking a Commercial Manager to help deliver on their procurement activity across the Estates, Housing, Property, Services and Works category.


To drive a commercial approach across the organisation that supports the organisation's overall strategy aims by:

  • Driving increased value for money by leading the development and embedding of best practice contract and supplier relationship management on all key strategic contracts
  • Developing market insights and building relationships with suppliers based around the future needs and plans of strategic commissioners.
  • Developing and implementing commercial and category strategies.


  • Lead on commercial support to service areas within a portfolio of contracts so as to ensure the delivery of best value for money, as well as service improvements and cashable savings.
  • Lead the engagement and negotiation with suppliers to drive year on year efficiency savings and maintain contract documentation including administering contract amendments.
  • Oversee the development and embedding of best practice contract and supplier relationship management on all contracts within an allocated portfolio,
  • Providing professional expertise and support to steer the delivery of strategic contracts across the so they meet the specified commercial and operational outcomes;
  • Support and lead on the development of specific commercial strategies on specific contracts or areas of spend (or support Heads of Category with category strategy development and implementation).
  • Manage and deliver a rolling programme of current contract reviews and negotiations, ensuring all commercial opportunities are delivered against in full.
  • Ensure all contracts with an allocated portfolio remain within budget and deliver agreed budget savings and efficiencies.


  • Experience of delivering cost reduction, service improvement and cashable savings using appropriate commercial, financial, supplier relationship management, contract management tools and techniques.
  • Significant track record of procurement and commercial experience across the relevant portfolio
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills
  • Track record in developing and providing services which are effective at meeting customers needs
  • An ability to manager strategic commercial relationships


  • Equivalent public sector experience, ideally with Housing and Property

  • Educated to degree / postgraduate level or equivalent, or evidence of continuous professional development and relevant management training/management development