Senior Commercial Operations Manager
Due to exciting rapid business growth and increased commercial activity, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are seeking a Senior Commercial Manager to provide a proactive and professional supplier and contract management service across the CMA.
Playing a key role in a small, but busy commercial team, delivering procurement and contract management functions across the CMA, you will work on the placement and management of contracts across a variety of spend categories, including People Services, Technology, Corporate, Buildings and Market Research. It is an exciting opportunity to shape commercial business in the CMA and deliver marketplace insight and expertise.
The role will involve the development of sourcing and procurement strategies in line with Government Commercial Function professional standards and the management of key suppliers, providing an end to end commercial perspective. You will also manage CMA’s key operational relationships, securing continuous improvement and cost reduction whilst minimising operational risk.
You will need to be professionally qualified (MCIPS) with strong knowledge and experience of commercial contracting and supplier management with experience and understanding of public procurement.
If you believe you have the skills and experience to support the delivery of an expansive and challenging programme of commercial transformation within an organisation that aims to be one of the top 5 competition and consumer agencies in the world we would be delighted to hear from you.
The CMA is a hugely rewarding and stimulating place to work – an opportunity to work for the public good and to stretch and develop yourself in doing so. We offer generous benefits, including an excellent pension scheme, at least 25 days leave (increasing to 30 over five years), and generous maternity/paternity leave provision. You can also take advantage of interest-free season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, our employee well-being programme and favourable consideration of flexible working.
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Closing date for applications: Monday 18 March 2019 (11.59pm).
Your online application must include a CV and a personal statement with examples of how you meet the essential criteria of the role.
Interviews will take place during week commencing 1 April 2019.
The CMA is an accredited Disability Confident Employer and are Stonewall Diversity Champions. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds and recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.