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Commercial Manager

Location: BRISTOL, AVON Salary: 49000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3064514
Reed Procurement & Supply Chain are currently recruiting for a permanent Commercial Manager. You will be joining a global solutions leader who work across multiple markets. This role will particularly focus on their defence client sector.

• To ensure that all commercial activity within your area of responsibility is performed to the highest standards, conforms to EU Procurement Regulations and internal Policies and Procedures and is monitored to ensure continuous improvement with the overall aim of obtaining best value for money.
• To proactively participate in development and implementation of Category Strategies to ensure these fully satisfy requirements.
• To contribute to development of coherent business strategies and ensure effective implementation in order to meet  business objectives
• To draft and issue ITTs/ITNs, contracts etc and manage the associated procurement process up to and beyond contract award.
• To negotiate contract terms, conditions and prices within delegated/licensed powers for Procurement activity
• To provide commercial support and advice to staff, stakeholders and customers.
• To effectively manage the contracts within your responsibility by building strong working relationships with both contractor, customer and colleagues where necessary.
• To assist in setting targets and objectives for the team and to support and monitor achievement against these.
• To actively contribute to the development of tools, processes and procedures, thereby supporting Team Transformation.
• Continuing Professional and Personal Development to ensure currency with EU and Commercial Procurement practices and Regulations and maximise contribution to the business.
• Manage self (and staff if appropriate) in accordance with HR policies
• Mentor junior staff  to facilitate their personal and professional development

Person specification:
- Procurement/contracting experience
- CIPS Level 5 (or working towards)
- Ability to obtain UK Security Check clearance or higher
- Ideally public sector contracting knowledge

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