Commercial Analyst

Posted 16 November by Pontoon
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The Role

Working with the IT Commercial team which look at all IT contracts - software , infrastructure etc. Our Client have an existing agreement in place where they will supply a former business partner with all IT commercial services this is due to end by summer 2019 . We are looking for someone that can look ta the cost reduction as there former business partner move over to there own IT services and contracts. This will involve looking at costing over the coming months and making sure that it reduced accordingly and reflected in cost from suppliers. This candidate will need to be able to understand the scope and what is involved in the service and also look at invoicing and cost of services to make sure suppliers change this accordingly and is correctly reflected in invoicing.


To support the Separation we require an Analyst with Commercial Awareness to support the Cost Mitigation activities. Ideally this individually will have a good understanding of how outsourcing partners charges for their contracted services.

Our Clients Separation team is tasked with the mitigation of £28m of non-staff spend. A particular area of risk is the quality assets/services inventories that make up our supplier billing - a specific example is itemising hosting services to deliver £4.4m of cost reduction.

  • The activity to separate The former Business partners IT system and contracts from Our Clients will require above normal volume of commercial activities to be managed and the additional complexity of:-
  • Technical understand and Identifying areas of stranding risk and cost mitigation, including working with the separation teams to analyse and identify the components, assets and services items that need decommissioning and will deliver the required savings.
  • Liaison with separation teams responsible for decommissioning or coordinating ceases or novations with the former business partner .
  • Coordinating with Invoice Management to cross reference costs to ensure removal from the supplier invoices

Day to day

Day to day activities will vary but are large part of the role will be to will liase with suppliers around billings for systems. Contacting invoice management team and working through data line by line and how it relates to the former business partner and how it it be used and when it will drop off invoice if it was a service that was aligners to thee former business partner. Also Contacting suppliers around notice period so notice happens at right time to separation.


  • Analytical
  • Commercial awareness
  • contract understanding
  • IT Services
  • Billing Invoicing

Required skills

  • Commercial Analyst

Reference: 36635558

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