Contract and Commercial Manager - Public Cloud
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JOB TITLE: Contract and Commercial Manager - Public Cloud
SALARY: The salary banding for this role is £61,641 - £68,490
LOCATION: Leeds, Bristol, Edinburgh, Halifax or Manchester
HOURS: 35 hours, full time
WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at one of our office sites.
About this opportunity
Would you like to manage multi-million-pound contracts with global Technology Service Providers as part of our Contracts & Commercial function? We provide central, independent supplier assurance and informed analysis to ensure service quality and to positively influence the commercial landscape of our organisation.
You'll have operational responsibility for one or more contract agreements. You'll manage the end-to-end lifecycle process of the agreement(s), from development through to execution and termination. You'll coordinate contract change control and internal & external communication regarding the agreement and the supplier relationship. You'll form the interface between defined client functions and the supplier, ensuring input (e.g. business and compliance requirements) and participation in decision making such as review and approval of deliverables or mitigating actions.
Other responsibilities include providing Subject Matter Expertise to support to the Group on the obligations and expectations within Cloud contracts. Supporting colleagues with agenda items at Governance committees including risks and issues, SLA's, commercial spend, billing and Service Credits and capture and progress actions relating to Private and Public Cloud Services.
You'll have ownership of the deliverables and obligations tracking for the contracts. You'll be leading the commercial relationship with our suppliers, ensuring the management and resolution of contractual issues to minimise the impact of service disruptions and delivery delays. Whilst raising and managing contractual change notifications, negotiating changes to the contract to remain in compliance with the remainder of the agreement.
Why Lloyds Banking Group
From building a truly sustainable business to creating a place where people love to work, we need colleagues who are up for the challenge of our bold ambitions. Who are excited to push boundaries and make change happen. Together, we can grow with purpose.
What you'll need
A strong background in contract management with an understanding of contract structures and terms (Cloud experience is preferred but not essential)
Ability to communicate and influence with customers at all levels within the organisation
An ability to quickly grasp and dissect complex issues, in order to accurately advise teams on how to proceed.
Resilience when faced with conflicting priorities and commercial disputes
Experience in multi-vendor service provision
Proven experience making material commercial decisions
Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.
We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.
We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.
And it's why we especially welcome applications from underrepresented groups.
We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know
We also offer a wide ranging benefits package, which includes:
A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
An annual performance related bonus
Share schemes including free shares
Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top
A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies
Want to do amazing work, that's interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.