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Senior Commercial Manager - Build Services & Hardware

Job Title: Senior Commercial Manager - Build Services & Hardware
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: P/SCM/SARA_1626887689
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Commercial Manager - Build Services and Hardware - Mobile Telecoms - Permanent - Berkshire


Responsible for all elements of the Commercial framework associated to the Supplier Base for which you and your team manage. This includes increasing the maturity and evolution of the Supplier Strategy, Supplier Selection, Contracting, On-boarding, In-Life and Exit Management core elements of the framework

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.

Lead tender activities using established commercial processes ensuring the strategic requirements of the business and its shareholders are met.

Draft, negotiate and award supplier contracts, with support from Legal, in accordance with the company's Commercial process, governance and Corporate Delegation of Authority.

Provision of all commercial deliverables, as necessary e.g. negotiation plan, contract risk analysis, benefits analysis and contract creation and closure.

Work with the technical / project teams and Managed Service Providers to ensure that suppliers / contracts are managed effectively yielding sustained savings.

Influence key shareholder stakeholders. Attend Commercial Committee, where required, to 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

Essential Skills:

Strong commercial understanding of the UK mobile or telecoms market supply chain.

Team management experience

Experience managing procurement and in-life management of Build Services and Network Hardware along with experience of commercial management of SWCs .

Experience of managing complex contracts, from RFP / Tendering, through to in-life management.

Knowledge and understanding of telecoms agreements, technology and infrastructure management aspects within this sector are desireable.

Good understanding of contract law

Nice to have:

MCIPS, RICS, IoSCM, LLB or other relevant professional qualifications

Experience working in or with a joint venture organisation or a similar multi-stakeholder environment






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