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Senior Commercial Manager

Insight Executive Group
London (Central), London (Greater)
Circa £60K
Closing date
10 Apr 2023

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Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain
Job Level
Manager, Planner
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Job Details

Insight Executive Group is proudly partnering with a high-profile, pubic sector organisation to source 20 new exciting commercial roles that span a variety of entry levels within their Commercial Directorate team. 

Each role offers the applicant an exciting career opportunity to work at their UNESCO world heritage site amongst a collaborative team of skilled commercial professionals. You will be offered the chance to further your career with ongoing professional development amongst an expanding team and will be given the chance to make your mark in history by working on some truly unique projects. 

To find out about all the commercial opportunities within this campaign, review the candidate packs and job descriptions, or simply get in touch with our recruitment team to discuss any of the roles in more detail, please click on the APPLY button within this job advertisement, which will take you through to the bespoke website for this campaign. 


Following a comprehensive review, our client, a high-profile public sector organisation is undergoing an exciting commercial transformation. They are taking a journey from a functional procurement unit to a dynamic, business-partnering function that consistently adds value throughout the commercial lifecycle. 

With a new structure defined, the Organisation's Commercial Directorate is now looking to recruit a Commercial Policy and Capability Senior Manager. This role offers fantastic opportunities to apply commercial best practices in everything you do, whilst working with £1bn in annual spend and supporting transformational projects across a UNECSO world heritage site. 

Working at this organisation will be a perfect fit for highly motivated individuals who enjoy complex work and a collaborative environment. It is not essential to have a background in the public sector – crucial will be your commercial acumen, judgment, and communication skills. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Responsible for a specific category or sub-category, supporting the development of category strategies and delivery of sourcing requirements. 

Responsible for compliant end-to-end procurements, delivering demonstrable value for money and compliant goods and services contracts. 

Develop key stakeholder relationships and enable critical early engagement. 

To engage, where required, with the relevant senior business lead, ensuring that business requirements are supported by category strategies. 

Implement, manage, improve, and promote the use of systems, tools and data management to create useful management information to support the business in spending in your category. 

Experience and Skills Required: 

Experience of developing and leading commercial strategies and delivering procurement in the relevant category (Works/ICT/Services& Supplies) 

A successful career in procurement with typically 5 + years of category management experience with demonstrable achievements centered on best value and efficiency via leading-edge category solutions.  

A comprehensive understanding of Procurement Legislation (Public Contract Regulations and Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations and the Procurement Reform Bill).  

Experience of working at senior levels with internal and external stakeholders. 


Generous pension scheme. 

30 days annual leave (increasing to 35 after your first year). 

Exposure to high-profile and unique projects at the Palace of Westminster. 

A range of training programs, coaching, and mentoring opportunities as well as mental health and well-being support. 

This campaign is being handled by our experienced commercial and procurement recruitment team by clicking on the apply button within this advertisment. 

To get in touch with them, and to see the full job descriptions and information about the rewards and benefits of working at this organisation, please click on the APPLY button below which will take you through to the bespoke website for this multi-role recruitment campaign.  



Insight Executive Group offer a different level of service to the standard that mass corporate recruitment is known for, providing you with a new style of recruitment consultancy.

Our extensive and highly satisfied client base is testimony to our unique blend of management consultancy practices and ethical, service based recruitment. We strive to continue this practise through proven network-based recommendations and thorough referencing.

Our procurement and commercial management specialist team has brought together established experts in networking and resourcing across large corporations and the wider public sector, including government, NHS, local authorities and higher education.

We are an approved supplier on several large national public sector frameworks including:                  

Crown Commercial Service: NMNC & Contingent Labour One, Health Trust Europe.

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0203 714 5820
45 King William Street
United Kingdom

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