IT / IS Commercial Lead

GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + Pension Holiday
10 Aug 2017
09 Sep 2017
Carl Walker
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The IS IT Commercial Lead will lead the Commercial Management Team and be accountable for the end to end commercial life cycle for all IS / IT suppliers. You MUST have client side contract experience. Based in Manchester

Client Details

A leading public sector organisation that is going through exciting changes in their strategic contract management function to impact on cost effective and VFM contract delivery.


  • Responsible for the Commercial Management, ensuring all areas effectively plan, organise, build, run and monitor activities to meet strategic and operational business demands, whilst ensuring alignment to the organisations strategy.
  • To understand and have oversight of all contract management portfolios. Developing, maintaining and delivering a commercial plan covering payments and procurement activities.
  • Develops, maintains and delivers a sourcing strategy in support of the IS strategy
  • Measures, reports and evaluates Commercial Management performance against set objectives and recommends remedial actions.
  • Demonstrates optimal IT performance, through identifying future trends and leading innovative solutions/services, continual service improvement and value delivery.
  • Forecasts demand for Commercial Management and anticipates major business changes to ensure sufficient commercial capability.


Person Type:

  • Excellent Commercial acumen
  • Experience leading procurement teams is in implementation of sourcing strategies across a variety of spend areas
  • Proven Strategic Contract Management for high risk contracts, with the ability to demonstrate contract practice & procedures.
  • Experience of Procurement & Contract Management including commercial negotiation of significant value and/or risk.
  • Experience leading a multidisciplinary team, working with & influencing key stakeholders of all levels.
  • A proven track record of the whole life cycle contract & relationship management.
  • Senior stakeholder management experience
  • Strong interpersonal & relationship building skills.
  • Analytical skills covering written, graphic, numerical & statistical information including risk assessment.

Job Offer

£50000 - £55000



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