Commercial Manager

Ref: ZR_8583_JOB  ·  Posted on 17 July 2024


Our client work in a highly regulated industry who work alongside the Ministry of Defence to help deliver strategic procurement and commercial management. 

If you have a Defence background and hold or working towards CIPS Level 4 then this role is for you! 

This will be a hybrid role with 2-3 days per week on site with travel to other client sites expected.

Key responsibilities
  • Work directly with Defence Clients supporting them in delivering outcomes in disciplines such as Sourcing and Procurement, Contract Management, Supply Chain Management, Tendering and Stakeholder Management. 
  • Be part of a highly functioning team who deliver procurement and commercial services into the Defence sector. 
  • Work with clients to design procurement, commercial and sourcing solutions (single source, competitive and consortium). 
  • Identify commercial approaches including assessing the potential trade-offs and the level of risk mitigation. 
  • Applying programme, portfolio, and project management tools. 
  • Supporting the delivery of procurement and tendering processes. 
  • Monitor supplier performance through Contract Management, including Earned Value Management, cost analysis, and contract related management information systems. 
Skills & experience
  • Commercial and Procurement management in the defence sector. 
  • Excellent stakeholder management (ideally within a consulting or client facing environment). 
  • A background in Government Procurement processes, such as Single Source and Competitive. 
  • Defence and Security Public Contracting Regulations (DSPCR) and Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 
  • New Engineering Contract (NEC), FIDIC and/or Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) contract knowledge and experience would be ideal. 
  • Professional qualification in Commercial Management, Business, Law Project Management or a similar relevant discipline. 
  • Hold or are working towards CIPS level 4. 
Additional benefits
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Cover.
  • 25 days holiday (+ x8 public holidays).

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds. 

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