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Commercial Specialist

Posted 2 February by Rullion Ltd Ended

Commercial Procurement Management Specialists

We are looking to recruity for two Commercial Procurement Management Specialists are required to work in permanent staff positions for a large financial services company based in Manchester City Centre.

The salary for this role is between £50,000 and £55,000 depending upon previous experience, plus a competitive benefits package.

Overall purpose of the role

To work within a team of commercial management specialists to deliver an effective cost and vendor management function across the group. This will involve the end to end management of the procurement lifecycle from start to finish and the optimisation of all contracts within their assigned portfolio. You will also undertake complex commercial negotiations as directed by the Head of Property, Facilities and Commercial Management and be responsible for all aspects on ongoing contract management and delivery. In addition you will provide advice and ongoing support to the various business owners from within the group.

Key Accountabilities

Develop the Commercial Management Strategy for your operational area including category plans and full validation of the vendor to be utilised to support. Optimise vendor performance and track this against agreed SLAs which will include the calculation of service credits against agreed key measures.

Identify areas of potential cost reduction and maintain cost performance particularly around run-rate expenses and budgeted capital expenditures Work to deliver improved service quality across areas of responsibility Work with vendors to ensure that they are strategically aligned with overarching objectives of the group

Contribute towards the monthly board report Support all ad hoc requirements as requested by the Head of Department or Senior Management team.

Experience and Education Required:

  • Internal Senior Stakeholder management experience.
  • Vast vendor management experience.
  • A wealth of commercial experience.
  • Extensive negotiation and contract management experience
  • Preferred to be educated to CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) professional stage

Professional services experience essential including:

  • Consultancy (PWC, KPMG Deloitte and EY)

  • Consultancy (smaller niche players)

  • Legal firms

  • Insurance

  • Banking fees

  • Dr chambers (Medical cases as part of claims process

  • Carpenters (Claims Handling Process)

  • Possible experience of BPO would be good

Rullion is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 34388938

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