Interim Commercial Manager

Day Rate: £425 max. (Umbrella)
13 Oct 2018
22 Oct 2018
Job Level
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

We have a Public Sector client based in Hampshire who are looking for 5 Interim Commercial Managers on a contract that will run until November 2019. This role is INSIDE IR35 on a maximum day rate of £425.

Key Tasks & Deliverables:

  • Providing procurement and commercial service [within delegated authority limits] ensuring contracts and suppliers meet DSTL’s requirements for operational and contractual delivery.
  • Managing procurements through the development and implementation of effective contracts with appropriate suppliers, considering internal needs and supply market characteristics.
  • Using a range of EU compliant procurement routes and tools as appropriate.
  • Developing market and commodity intelligence, making use of internal and external data.
  • Making use of effective procurement approaches and processes.
  • Providing direct support and advice as appropriate, including acting as the 'advisor' on issues such as commercial approaches, evaluation processes and negotiation strategies.
  • Developing strong relationships with stakeholders in order to fully understand their needs
  • Using a range of supplier performance monitoring techniques to ensure business objectives are being achieved.
  • Developing an understanding of the external supplier base supporting the Divisions.

Experience Required:

  • MUST HAVE worked in with either the MOD or DSTL in the last 3 years or alternatively in Central Government
  • MCIPS or equivalent
  • Domain Knowledge
  • Contracting and procurement in the Defence and Security Environment.
  • Contracting for research.
  • Working knowledge of DSPCR and/or PCR.
  • OJEU Experience would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of EU Regulations
  • Contract management

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