Commercial Manager

£55,000 - £65,000 + BENEFITS • Permanent • Project and Program Management - Commercial

A global cost consultancy headquartered in Bristol delivering into two major defence and infrastructure commissions are in need of a number of established Commercial Managers to join their Project team. You will have the opportunity to move between sectors, building your experience across a broad range of major projects and programmes.

Your role will include Contract Administration, Sourcing, Sales, Contract Management Disposals and Corporate activities as well as other responsibilities including:

  •  - Successfully implementing commercial policy objectives in all sourcing projects and to challenge where appropriate;
  •  - Conducting pre-procurement market analysis to inform sourcing and commercial strategies;
  •  - Developing clear sourcing and commercial strategies that reflect the needs of the business, ensuring that sound commercial practices are being applied including pre-sourcing market analysis, and ensuring Senior Commercial Manager involvement;
  •  - Planning commercial activity, providing commercial inputs to the project schedule (project action tracker) and ensuring service delivery within budget and on time;
  •  - Compiling a full and approved bidders’ pack in line with financial and contractual delegations; assists with compiling bidders’ pack for procurements above level of delegation (currently up to £10M);
  •  - Overseeing tender evaluation, to ensure robust commercial practice is applied;
  •  - Placing contracts, up to level of delegation agreed (currently up to £10M) and debriefs suppliers;
  •  - Implementation of effective contract and supplier management strategies, to extract maximum value from contracts, motivate performance and drive innovation;
  •  - Development and implementation of contract management plans, compliance and obligations matrices; 
  •  - Proactive monitoring and contract management, to deliver enduring thru-life value-for-money solutions;

If you have commercial experience working within defence, utilities, infrastructure rail or highways, we would love to hear from you.

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