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Commercial Director

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Head of Commercial – London – 6 month contract - £450-670 per day – IR35 Status: Inside Scope

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Commercial to work for a major government department based in London on a 6 month contract. Candidates that have experience within a government department are highly desirable as are candidates that have headed the commercial function on major transport/rail infrastructure projects.

The role:

  • Build and develop a commercial function which supports the organisation’s development into an intelligent customer of services to support transitions.
  • Commercial leadership of early market engagement activity to test market viability, including developing effective market engagement mechanisms to enable such interaction whilst remaining within procurement parameters.
  • Leading on the development of commercial principles for each deal and ensuring their effective incorporation in service agreements.
  • To manage a portfolio of multifaceted commercial projects and commercial transactions.

Skills and experience:

  • Strong financial and commercial acumen
  • Strong knowledge of contract development and management
  • Strong knowledge of procurement processes including relevant regulatory requirements (e.g. OJEU and Public Contracts Regulations)
  • Experience and knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques, principles and best practice and supplier or third party management software
  • Legal expertise is advantageous, ideally in regulated utilities
  • Excellent communication, relationship management and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership, people and team management skills
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Business case development and assessment skills
  • Strong leadership, people and team management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to engage and manage stakeholders
  • Experience in driving innovation and change in an established industry or organisation
  • UK rail industry and/or capital programme knowledge and experience is an advantage

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 808473

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

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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