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Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Duration: 6 months
REF: AM_COMMAN_1645641624
Contact Name: Annabelle Morris
Contact Email: Annabelle.Morris@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Role: Commercial Manager

Permanent

Hybrid working - Reading

We are currently partnering with a telecoms client, who are going who an exciting growth phase, looking for a Commercial Manager to join there fast paced team. This role is responsible for the management and supplier relationship for a specified portfolio of suppliers.

We are looking for someone with the ability to oversee the delivery of multiple fast paced projects and have worked in a technical environment.

This person will be responsible for all elements of the Commercial framework associated to the Supplier Base for which you manage. This includes increasing the maturity and evolution of the Supplier Strategy, Supplier Selection, Contracting, Onboarding, In-Life and Exit Management core elements of the framework

Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring all commercial activity is governed by Commercial Policy and processes
  • Develop a strong, effective relationship within the Commercial team and all areas of the business, raising the profile of the Commercial team and advocating the importance of sound commercial management to all areas of our business
  • Provision of all commercial deliverables, as necessary e.g. negotiation plan, contract risk analysis, benefits analysis and contract creation and closure
  • Draft, negotiate and award supplier contracts with support from legal, in accordance with our client's Commercial process, governance and Corporate Delegation of Authority.
  • Implement and manage change control process for key contracts
  • Manage resolution of contractual disputes up to Director level
  • Ensure contractual governance / approval mechanisms are applied and support governance meetings in line with the contract to ensure actions delivered upon
  • Work with relevant business areas to track performance of suppliers against the contract on key contractual KPIs, working with and ensuring that the suppliers are delivering on all fronts
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to engage with supplier contacts, ensuring agreed performance and pricing are maintained and new costs are agreed under contract as required

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