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IT Commercial Manager (SC Cleared)
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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 6th September
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £450 - £550
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 098-909-0_1567756715_expired
Contact Name: Harriet Hughes

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IT Commercial Manager (SC Cleared), Procurement, OJEU, Government, MCIPS, CIPS, EU, Public Sector, G Cloud, Crime, Police, Policing, Home Office, NCA, Agency,

Our Central Government client based in London are recruiting for an IT Commercial Manager.

To manage and lead a team of procurement and contract management specialists and manage a range of commercial activity in accordance with departmental and organisational targets.

This involves;

  • Day to day management and leadership of a portfolio of Commodities/Projects
  • Design and apply the appropriate project structure and methodologies and set project controls.
  • Manage the quality, secure handling and dissemination of data/information. Develop policy, reports, and procedures and manage data systems across business areas.
  • Implementing effective sourcing strategies to support delivery of business strategies.
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders and Category Managers to effectively manage the sourcing pipeline and inform future requirements.
  • Delivering procurement activities including sourcing & contract management, in line with EU and UK procurement law Procurement policy.
  • Engage effectively with the market to inform current or future procurement strategies.
  • Manage issues relating to the performance and conduct of officers in line with Agency Values/policy.
  • Manage, Mentor/coach and develop staff.

Role deliverables:

  • Support the teams in managing a large complex commercial portfolio.
  • Deliver a number of high priority procurements/projects.
  • Manage a team supporting the business through policy development, programme delivery, planning, performance, service delivery and governance.
  • Set and monitor performance to ensure that all projects align with strategic objectives and comply with relevant control strategies.
  • Manage procurements and associated resources, programmes, planning activity to ensure procurement is completed within HM Government and Agency policy.
  • Manage all commercial aspects of procurement and contract management activity in line with the delegated authority. Lead negotiation and contractual performance issues (as required)
  • Manage change activity and communicate proposed changes with staff and stakeholders.
  • To manage one or more procurements on a day to day basis, responsible for the successful planning, execution, monitoring and control.
  • Engage with government departments and attend working groups, government committees/ meetings.
  • Manage business and supplier performance, to ensure continuous improvement in service standards.
  • Develop and build internal and external partner relations working collaboratively to foster good relations.
  • Responsibility for the management of specific strategic procurements and influence activity with stakeholders to deliver end-to-end sourcing processes for a range of goods and services.
  • Ensure sourcing strategies and working practices support delivery of Government objectives and take account of cross government initiatives, market developments and corporate social responsibility.
  • Provide efficient support to Directors/Senior Management through the provision of committee, secretarial, project, planning and programme support with the effective prioritisation of competing demands.
  • Deliver best practice in supplier engagement and drive implementation of innovative commercial solutions.
  • Undertake contract activities such as reviewing changes and change activity, identifying issues, liaising with the suppliers.

Key Skills / Experience

  • MCIPS Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or equivalent experience.
  • A proven procurement background of successful delivery in a complex and changing environment, preferably in the public sector.
  • Excellent knowledge of Procurement legislation.
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills
  • Experience of effectively working as part of a team
  • Proven experience of tendering activity & customer/service delivery.
  • Proficient with tools such as Word and Excel and MS project.
  • Be able to lead and deliver procurements from cradle to grave.
  • Proven experience of tendering activity & customer / service delivery including:
  • OJEU
  • G-Cloud experience