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Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 12
Duration: 12 months
REF: MBNL-COM-JF_1708350298
Contact Name: Jordan Farr
Contact Email: Jordan.Farr@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Commercial Manager
12 month Contract
Reading

MBNL is owned equally by EE and Three, two of the UK's most recognisable and innovative mobile operators. They are our shareholders, but to us they are also our customers. Continuing to manage, maintain and enhance the best network in the UK, and delivering programmes and projects to time, cost and quality in a customer centric way is the core of what we do.

The Commercial Manager forms part of the Commercial & Portfolio directorate and is key to supporting MBNL strategic vision to transform into an Infrastructure Management Company. This role will sit in the Commercial centre of excellence. Commercial own the commercial strategy supporting our corporate outcomes and provide support to the wider business including leading on all procurement, commercial, supplier and contract management activities, and coordination of overall supplier relationships.

In this role, you will be responsible for conducting a key strategic RFP to select appropriate suppliers and negotiating the contract for a significant outsourced service relating to the management of the infrastructure.

Responsibilities of the Commercial Manager include:

  • Draft, negotiate and award supplier contracts with support from MBNL Legal.
  • Implement and manage change control process for key MBNL contracts.
  • Ensure contractual governance / approval mechanisms are applied.
  • Provide briefings and present recommendations to both shareholders.
  • Be self-driven and able to work with minimal management supervision in a dynamic and challenging environment with tight timelines.

The successful Commercial Manager will have:

  • Previous experience of leading RFPs for key outsourced services.
  • Negotiating complex framework contracts
  • Good understanding of contract law
  • Significant Supplier & Contract management experience
  • Telecoms and/or infrastructure management industry experience

MBNL - building strength through inclusion.
At MBNL we embrace equality, diversity and inclusion. People are at the heart of everything we do and collectively we strive to create an environment where everyone can flourish. By fostering an inclusive environment, we are championing each other's uniqueness. Inclusion & Diversity within MBNL will unlock innovation and continue to evolve how we work, to help us deliver world class infrastructure for our Shareholders and their customers.
We will work creatively to offer flexible working arrangements, (like non-standard hours, part-time, remote working). We want to support you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.
MBNL are proud recipients of the Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award, and Disability Confident accredited.

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