Langley Search & Interim

Senior Commercial Manager - flexible location - up to £90k plus bens

Location
Flexible locations including home working
Salary
£80-90k plus good benefits
Posted
12 Apr 2021
Closes
12 May 2021
Ref
7682/CL
Contract Type
Permanent
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Langley Search & Interim has been retained by a Global Services Company to find them  a Senior Commercial Manager.  Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be responsible for the following:

  1. Leading/supporting negotiations with customers in the Public Sector in Infrastructure, Government and Health Sectors.  (This uses the same skills as procurement)
  2. Influencing and up skilling key stakeholders up to ‘C’ Level on how to approach negotiations and bid processes including running training programmes and producing thought leadership to shape their approaches
  3. Identifying opportunities to improve commercial frameworks on current contracts and  proposals

You should have the following:

  1. Ideally deep commercial/ procurement experience in the Government/Public Sector/Infrastructure or Health Sectors 
  2. Some understanding of the public sector procurement rules/frameworks 
  3. Experience of working in procurement in senior roles in the Professional Services or Services Category areas in the public sector may be advantageous
  4. Strong interpersonal/influencing & communication skills at ‘C’ level both internally and externally.
  5. A commercial, entrepreneurial orientation – a team player who is not interested in the glory.  Able to land and deliver - a flexible style and approach. Able to cope with ambiguity and balance conflicting priorities balancing workload to get the optimum outcomes.
  6. Be a proven strong negotiator. Have worked successfully on complex projects with multi-million pound value and criticality
  7. Experience of shaping operating models to create a sustainable legacy 
  8. Of degree calibre, MBA and/or CIPS is desirable

This role may be home based, or there are multiple options on working from one of their many offices. Considerable flexibility around working pattern and location is offered.

Interested?  Then please email your CV and full package to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7682/CL

Langley Search & Interim supplies Commercial Managers & Senior Category Managers in the UK.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: Commercial Manager, Commercial Director, Category Managers, Procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, HR Procurement, Professional Services Procurement, Legal Services Procurement, Consultancy, Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

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