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Senior Commercial Specialist

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

Client: Central London based Local authority

Job Title: Senior Commercial Specialist

Category: Environment & City Management and Corporate Property

Salary: Up to £60,000

Working Arrangement: Agile working - 1-2 times in the office per week.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will work closely with a Senior Commercial Manager (Business Partner) to oversee and co-ordinate the delivery of work across your area of specialism
  • Ensue technical consistency and identify strategic procurement and innovation opportunities within your area of specialism
  • Lead high value/high risk tenders through all stages of the process from initiation to contract mobilisation
  • Act as a practice lead for your area of specialism
  • Understand how sustainability and Social value can be secured through tenders undertaken within your area of specialism
  • Seek to create and where possible, develop markets to ensure a competitive environment for the council to procure and secure its services.
  • Promote good commercial Practice within the team, and more widely across the council

Key experience required to apply:

  • Have deep subject expertise and credibility in a discreet market or business area (i.e. Adults or Children services, IT or construction services)
  • Have a deep understanding of the end-to-end commissioning or procurement process, and the key inputs that are required to deliver successful outcomes, including those covered by PCR regulations
  • The ability to think strategically whilst maintaining a strong focus on service delivery
  • Has strong financial literacy and numeracy and has used analysis to influence outcomes or thinking

Qualifications required:

  • A graduate degree or equivalent/appropriate experience and have or be working towards CIPS level 6 or equivalent professional qualification or have relevant experience.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

If you are interested in applying, please apply via the link, or send your updated CV to