Nayr Recruitment are currently looking for Commercial Manager based in London OR Leeds for a 12 months contract within the public sector.
Digital/Non Digital: Non Digital
Contracting Authority: MOJ
Duration: 12 months
Location: London or Leeds / hybrid or remote 2 days a week in office
Pay Rate: Umbrella rate £450
Relevant contract, sourcing and commercial management experience with a solid understanding of procurement processes
Knowledge and experience of industry contracts. Eg. PPC 2000 and NEC suite of contracts.
The ability to successfully influence senior internal and external stakeholders
Excellent communication skills and a team player who leads by example
we really are keen for people with a developed skillset in either Construction or FM
sourcing/procurement experience within this two sectors is a big bonus as well.
A proven track-record working in the construction procurement environment.
A working knowledge of public procurement legislation
Good working knowledge and experience of Procurement systems (e.g. Oracle and/or Bravo) and file management systems (e.g. 4Projects/Viewpoint)
The successful candidate can expect themselves to support the Commercial Lead with the commercial management of Property services and works at all stages of the contracting cycle, but with emphasis on competition, across a large and diverse site portfolio, often undertaken in challenging operational environments.
The role will involve the opportunity to lead individuals or a small team of other commercial professionals. You will develop and maintain positive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and encourage collaborative relationships as appropriate. Your professional expertise and judgement will be relied upon and valued by senior colleagues.
Successful candidates can expect to work across a wide portfolio of sites and construction contracts, primarily at competition stage but also supporting other stages of the contracting cycle as required with each posing its unique set of commercial challenges and opportunities.
Key responsibilities will include supporting the Commercial Lead with some or all the following:
Contract administration of a range of construction and professional service contracts, including developing and managing variations/change control and other contract mechanisms.
Support Commercial Lead and where within experience provide commercial advice and support to relevant Stakeholders in developing procurement strategy.
Analysis and Issue resolutions - make effective decisions and risk mitigation, escalating to Senior Commercial Lead where necessary. Drive continuous improvement of processes.
Lead construction competitions and ensure that procurement projects deliver measurable value for customers.
Support negotiations with suppliers to vary or change contracts, obtaining and managing input for operational colleagues and others as directed
Comply with all Departmental controls relating to commercial practice and otherwise, including strict adherence to their delegated authorities, governance, legislation and policy as appropriate
Support the operational project sponsors to deliver and maintain their procurement pipeline
Use electronic sourcing and management systems appropriately to ensure all commercial decisions are evidenced
Leading conflict and issue resolution with suppliers and stakeholders, seeking support from the Senior Commercial Manager where appropriate
Managing sensitive information in a confidential manner.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with relevant stakeholders, e.g. estates, operations and finance.
Proactively work with service providers to develop innovative commercial solutions and value -added proposals.
If you have the skills and experience for the role please apply with your CV