Cedar are supporting a Private Sector organisation who are on the look for a Commercial Manager. This is a 12-Month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) position which will be based both from Home and in the Office on-site in Bristol with a salary of up to £55,000 on offer.
This role will report into the Senior Commercial Manager and will be responsible for:
ensuring commercial activity is performed to the highest standards and maintained to be able to provide advice to internal/external stakeholders, conforms to EU Procurement Regulations and internal Policies/Procedures and is monitored to ensure continuous improvement with the overall aim of obtaining best value for money.
proactively participate in development and implementation of Category Strategies to ensure these fully satisfy requirements which may also include drafting and issuing ITTs/ITNs, contracts etc. and manage the associated procurement process up to and beyond contract award
effectively manage contracts by building strong working relationships with both contractor, customer and colleagues where necessary
negotiating contract terms, conditions and prices for Procurement activity with a view to delivering value for money/savings
Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers:
Experience in a recent role covering either Procurement, Category Management, Contract Management or Commercial Management in the UK Public Sector or services into the Public Sector
Hands on experience running OJEU/PCR compliant Procurements
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team and engage with Stakeholders