Commercial Officer in Portsdown West or Porton Down

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Start date:
up to 6 months
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
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flag_no United Kingdom
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Commercial Officer is required for a contract position in Portsdown West or Porton Down, UK. Sopra Steria Recruitment is working in partnership with a major client for a contract role for initially 6 months with a possibility of extension.

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Defence experience preferred

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Providing procurement and commercial service ensuring contracts and suppliers meet 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.

Domain Knowledge
- Contracting and procurement in the Defence and Security Environment.
- Contracting for research.
- OJEU Experience would be beneficial

Experience & Skills
- Knowledge of EU Regulations
- Contract management

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