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Commercial Contracts Manager (Procurement)

Job Title: Commercial Contracts Manager (Procurement)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/LG/CCM_1520353575
Contact Name: Laura Gallagher
Contact Email: laura.gallagher@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Commercial Contracts Manager (Procurement)

Berkshire (Permanent)

The Company:

A fast growing, exciting and agile Communications Company are currently seeking a Commercial Contracts Manager (Procurement) to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Role:

Responsible for functional sourcing management across set commodities, specifically around outsourcing of technology services supply. Provide commercial support to the business / project teams to ensure budgetary compliance through identifying savings opportunities, negotiating pricing / contracts with suppliers and minimising commercial risks.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with technical / project teams to ensure that the Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and related contracts are managed effectively
  • Track performance of suppliers against the contract on key contractual KPIs and ensure that the suppliers are delivering to requirements
  • Manage change control process for MSP contracts and ensure new deliverables and pricing represent good value
  • Ensure contractual governance/approval mechanisms are applied and support governance meetings in line with the contract to ensure actions delivered upon
  • Work with technical / project teams to create and lead tenders
  • Report issues and opportunities in a timely manner and manage risk appropriately

Experience Required:

  • Strong commercial experience
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communicator at all levels in an organisation across a variety of disciplines (legal, technical, finance and procurement)
  • Good understanding of contract law
  • Supplier management skills and experience
  • Contract management skills and experience

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.