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Interim Commercial Manager - Corporate & Professional Services

Interim Commercial Manager - Corporate & Professional Services

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  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain, Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Ben Whyatt

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

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  • Consultant:

    Ben Whyatt

Cedar have been engaged to support a Public Sector client for the recruitment of an Interim Commercial Manager for Corporate & Professional Services. This is a HOME BASED 3-6 month assignment (with the potential to extend) that is INSIDE IR35 with a day rate up to £400 on offer depending on experience.

The successful candidate will report into the Head of Commercial and will be required to support requirements which cover:

  • Corporate Services: such as Vehicle Hire, Travel, Venues, Stationary, Mobile Phones, Couriers, Print and some areas of spend covering FM/Property i.e. Waste Disposal, Office Equipment, MFD's etc. You will be required to run end to end OJEU/PCR complaint procurements and run competitions through Frameworks with the likes of CCS, Fusion21, ESPO, NEPO, NHS SBS, YPO etc.

  • Professional Services: such as Contingent Labour, HR, Legal and Consultancy Services. You will be responsible for recording requirements, checking/creating contracts, processing PO's, running through the CEST tool to determine IR35 status and create a rate card matrix to allow create process improvements. You will be required to use Government frameworks such as CCS's Management Consultancy 2 (RM6008), PSR (RM3749) and Non Clinical Temporary & Fixed Term Staff (RM6160)

Successful candidates MUST HAVE experience which covers:

  • experience in a similar role in the Public Sector covering Procurement, Category or Commercial Management
  • background in category areas covering Corporate and Professional Services is required
  • understanding of areas covering agency worker regulations (AWR), IR35 (including use of HMRC's CEST tool)
  • experience running end to end OJEU/PCR compliant procurements and using call-off agreements from Public Sector Buying Organisations such as CCS, ESPO, NEPO, YPO etc. is re uired
  • strong stakeholder management and communication skills