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Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Battersea, London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/P/RH/PM_1534517004
Contact Name: Rachel Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Commercial Manager

Based in Battersea


Currently seeking a talented Procurement Manager to join our multi-national conglomerate Client in Battersea.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of procurement strategies
  • Manage procurement process including supplier analysis, issue of RFP, assessment, contract placement, contract drafting, contract negotiation and contract management
  • Support stakeholders in their procurement requirements from identification of business need through to contract signature
  • Produce the commercial elements of business cases and other required documentation in the assessment of an opportunity
  • Lead commercial negotiations with relevant vendors to ensure best value at the required service levels
  • Manage global enterprise contracts with Group vendors
  • Establish, rationalise and manage commercial relations with key/ preferred vendors
  • Establish and maintain the contract renewal schedule and ensure timely review of contract renewals with stakeholders and vendors
  • Collate and managing team tracking tools with multiple internal divisions;
  • Manage external commercial benchmarking of significant areas of Group expenditure
  • Update processes for reporting on general procurement and provide regular reports
  • Liaise with OpCos for sharing and approval of contract terms and commitments

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Very good experience of general telecoms procurement and preferably Digital products and agreements
  • Multi-year experience running end-to-end Telco procurement processes
  • Contract placement and management
  • Vendor and stakeholder management
  • Ability to work in international and dynamic environments
  • Result oriented approach
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong commercial awareness, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload against business/project requirements
  • Ability to adapt to different business/project needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships
  • Proactive, positive attitude to work, able to use initiative and act with independence and integrity

If you would like to apply for the role, please send your CV to

Suitable candidates will be contacted prior to shortlisting.

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