Commerical Officer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Netforte Consulting Limited
Place:
Somerset
Date:
05/23/2016
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1134543

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Our Government Client is looking for a Commercial Officer to be based at Abbey Wood, Bristol on an initial 6 month contract paying up to £510 per day.

The successful candidate would be required to carry out the following:
* Successfully implementing commercial policy objectives in all sourcing projects and to challenge where appropriate
* Conducting pre-procurement market analysis to inform sourcing and commercial strategies
* Developing clear sourcing and commercial strategies that reflect the needs of the business, ensuring that sound commercial practices are being applied including pre-sourcing market analysis, and ensuring Senior Contract Manager Involvement
* Planning commercial activity, providing commercial inputs to the project schedule and ensuring service delivery within budget and on time
* Contributing commercial inputs to development of business cases for approval
* Compiling bidders' pack for approval by Senior Commercial Manager
* Overseeing tender evaluation to ensure robust commercial practice is applied
* Negotiation and supplier debriefs
* Supporting complex and business critical or strategically important negotiations
* As the commercial officer you will be resolving issues raised by suppliers
* Contributing to development of strategies for transition to contract management
* Application of commercial expertise and judgement through analysis of evidence and appropriate risk-taking
* Good judgement and sound decision making skills to identify the most suitable commercial approach to/decision in the circumstance, and achieves the best commercial outcome through trade-offs and risk mitigation to achieve value for money.
* Experience of successfully conducting a range of negotiations
* Understanding of project management tools and techniques understanding and application of tools to monitor supplier performance including EVM, cost analysis, contract related management information systems.

Role Profile for the commercial officer.

* Implementation of effective contract and supplier management strategies, to extract maximum value from contracts, motivate performance and drive innovation, and identification of recommendations to improve supplier performance
* Development and implementation of contract management plans, compliance and obligations matrices
* Proactive monitoring and contract management, to deliver enduring through-life value-formoney solutions
* Providing contract management inputs to the project schedule (project action tracker)
* Monitoring supplier performance against KPIs, to deliver successful outcomes (time, cost, performance)
* Establishing effective contract management information systems
* Providing timely feedback on supplier performance issues, successes, and contractual risk to project leads
* Enforcing contracts through generating considerations, identifying performance trends and taking appropriate action, evaluating non-conformance, dispute resolution, applying enforcement tools and remedies to secure consideration and compensation as appropriate
* Supporting allocated project team engagement with suppliers, when commercial aspects might be affected

This vacancy is being advertised by Netforte Ltd. Netforte is a recruitment consultancy, the services advertised are those of an Employment Agency.

If your CV matches our clients requirements, we will forward your details to them to confirm your suitability. By applying for this role, you consent to the submission of your details for this purpose only.

Whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.