The Commercial Manager will be responsible for all commercial, supplier, contract and financial matters.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensuring the successful day to day management and reporting of commercial activities and resources.
Leading commercial strategy
Developing the Contract Management function – people and resources
Leading negotiations with Customers, Partners and Suppliers
Managing supplier performance and maintaining close relationships with key suppliers
Managing contracts in accordance with guidelines, regulations and approvals
Managing the commercial and finance team
Providing experience, commercial advice and support to accounts and the rest of the team
Liaising closely with Finance, Legal and other functions
Contributing to the overall Commercial and Procurement leadership team
Requirements of the Commercial Manager:
Extensive commercial and contract management experience
Experience in negotiating commercial deals for large managed security service across various sectors.
Good technical degree in a relevant subject
Experience of managed service/outsourcing and multi-vendor contracting models
Good communication, inter-personal and negotiation skills
Maturity and gravitas to work with senior levels of clients and internal stakeholders
Substantial legal understanding and ability to provide guidance on all areas of the Company’s Commercial Policy
Ability to forge strong working relationships with team members and other colleagues
Working knowledge of legal issues, drafting of agreements, contracts, associated sub-contracts, common and statutory legislation
Ability to understand and challenge project P&L accounts
Experience of alternative and innovative contract models