Commercial Officer/Procurement and Purchasing Manager

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
9 months
From:
Spring Technology
Place:
London
Date:
08/15/2013
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
583827

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Commercial Manager/Procurement and Purchasing Manager wanted.

Skills needed: Commercial solutions, negotiations, procurement, Prince2

This role requires SC clearance prior to start

My London based client is looking for a Commercial Manager/Procurement and Purchasing Manager with a procurement background.

Working directly for the ESMCP Market Engagement Lead the Commercial Officer/Procurement and Purchasing Manager is a critical and high profile member of the ESMCP Commercial Team. The role will support the development of the ESMCP Outline Business Case and tender documents.

Key tasks:
*Support the existing SCS and G6 Team.
* Develop the ESMCP Commercial Strategy.
* Develop Tender Documentation
* Produce a base-lined programme plan supported by clear developed Commercial road map with clearly identified dependencies.
* Support analysis of the 'As Is' model.

Skills needed:
* Will have led, managed and delivered Commercial solutions in a number of significant and complex procurement roles in both private and public sectors.
* Experience in developing negotiation strategies in complex contractual situations
* Led complex commercial and contractual negotiations with suppliers (either dispute resolution or service specification)
* Procurement experience gained in a major Communications, IT or related industries.
* Good knowledge of 'project procurement' processes, tools and techniques, including EU Directives, contract law, HM Treasury guidance.
* Knowledge of generic programme and project management methodologies eg MSP, PRINCE 2.
* Must have experience of working at senior levels eg Chief Executive or Chief Officer level/service.

Desirable Skills:
* Experience of working within the Policing or criminal justice environment or experience within Fire service or Health.
* Experience and knowledge of Procurement.
* Experience of Commercial service transition, delivery and management including mixed teams (contractors, consultants and civil servants).
* Good current knowledge and experience of strategic and political issues within the public sector and procurement arena
* Experience of managing documentation configuration and control. Risk and Issue development in a multi project/stakeholder environment.
* PRINCE 2 Practitioner or an equivalent level of experience or with experience of similar project management methodology.

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