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Commercial Manager

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Commercial Manager – London – 10 month contract with extension - £250-350 per day – IR35 status: Inside scope

We are recruiting for a Commercial Manager to work for a major government department based in London on 10 month contract. There is a strong chance of an extension being offered on this contract. Candidates with commercial management experience within a central government department are highly desirable.


  • Lead and/or support procurement activity
  • Deliver contract strategies in alignment with wider category/portfolio plans.
  • Support senior officials in negotiations with suppliers to vary or change contracts, obtaining and managing input from operational colleagues and others as directed (e.g. Legal).
  • Support senior officials in the resolution of disputes, obtaining and managing input from operational colleagues and others as directed (e.g. Legal).
  • Promote best practice contract management.
  • Comply with all Departmental controls relating to commercial practice and otherwise, including strict adherence to delegated authorities, and ensure that staff do the same.
  • Support the operational contract managers to deliver and maintain their contract plans.
  • Engage with stakeholders to develop procurement strategy and capture requirements.
  • Commercial awareness: development of robust pricing mechanisms, KPIs and price reduction mechanisms.

Skills and experience:

  • Procuring and/or managing high value, complex and important contracts in a complex environment;
  • Working with complex contractual, financial and legal constructs;
  • Managing relationships with stakeholders.
  • Project management is highly desirable
  • Stakeholder engagement experience
  • Presentation and drafting skills
  • The following qualifications or equivalent experience:
    • Membership of the International Association for Commercial and Contract Management (IACCM)
    • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS)
    • Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
    • A relevant degree such as law or finance (at least 2:1)
    • MBA

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 806927

IR35 status: Inside scope

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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