Networks Commercial Manager

121 Recruitment
London (South)
£590 per day Ltd Company Engagement Only
27 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this 18 month temporary contract based in London. The successful candidate will have a valid SC Clearance or be willing to have one sponsored/processed by the client. If you do not possess the clearance level requested then you must be willing to apply for s Disclosure of Scotland on CV submission. This is a Limited Company Engagement Only. Primary Purpose Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) is a cross departmental, multi-agency Programme based within the Home Office to: · Deliver critical mobile voice and broadband data communications services to the 3 Emergency Services (3ES) and other public safety bodies from 2017 · Ensure a smooth operating and commercial transition between current and future communications services The Programme has representation from the 3ES at both operational and departmental levels, HMT, CO and Welsh and Scottish Governments. Key Responsibilities The role is a critical and high profile position within the ESMCP and will support the ESMCP PSN/DNSP Project, delivering contract management activities and providing commercial expertise. Your professional expertise and judgment will be relied upon by senior colleagues in getting the PSN supplier to perform and you will gain senior level exposure within the supplier, Home Office and user organisations. Your role will support the Transition Commercial Lead in ensuring the successful delivery of the project in the ESMCP. You will promote and support good relationships with all stakeholders and encourage collaborative relationships as appropriate. The role is accountable for the following activities: · Ensuring the PSN supplier is delivering in line with their agreements with the Home Office and user organisations. · Developing and maintaining a strong and productive relationship with internal stakeholders, suppliers and users. The responsibilities of this role are: · Developing and maintaining a contract management plan · Developing and maintaining contract management procedures for the project including change management, risk management, innovation management, financial control and performance management. · Developing and negotiating, with internal stakeholders as well as user organisations, Grant Agreements to distribute funding for PSN connectivity to ESN to be established. · Providing central negotiating support to user organisations in calling off PSN services. · Updating the PSN/DNSP Project commercial strategy to reflect the next phase of activity relating to Grant Agreements. · Ad hoc commercial and contractual advice across the ESMCP as required Experience and Technical Knowledge Requirements · Relevant experience working in a commercial or contract management role. · Commercially aware and appreciates concepts of value for money. · Familiarity with EU public contract law and relevant UK legislation. · Evidence of managing supplier relationships to deliver performance against the contract. · Experience is desirable of having managed communications network suppliers, preferably a PSN supplier. · Experience is desirable in ESMCP, Home Office or Airwave. Core Competencies – Level 3 · Strategic Cluster – Setting Direction – (1) Seeing the Big Picture - Level 4 · Strategic Cluster – Setting Direction – (2) Changing and Improving – Level 4 · Strategic Cluster – Setting Direction – (3) Making Effective Decisions – Level 4 · People Cluster - Engaging People – (4) Leading and Communicating – Level 4 · Performance Cluster - Delivering Results – (7) Achieving Commercial Outcomes – Level 4 · Performance Cluster - Delivering Results – (10) Delivering at Pace – Level 4 Government Commercial Function Professional Standards – Commercial Manager · Business Acumen and Commercial Judgment · Procurement Additional information: · Travel is expected to be limited. Occasional travel around the UK, with occasional overnight stays, may be necessary. · Limited home working arrangements acceptable (with the agreement of line management). Essential Experience: • Demonstrable experience in a similar commercial and procurement management role within a large Public and or Private Sector Organisation with multiple projects and governance bodies. • Proven history of working effectively with a multi-disciplinary team • Experience of managing external stakeholders and internal customers with good interpersonal skills • Communications skills to produce reports and presentations to executive management • Able to review and analyse large quantities of information to distil key information • Experience of working with or for Airwave and TETRA based radio networks in a commercial role • Experience of working with professional services firms in the delivery of ‘delivery partner’ consultancy contracts in a commercial role • Experience of ESMCP’s objectives and strategy • Experience of holding senior commercial management positions • Experience with or knowledge of the wide area network provider market and management of wide area network provider contracts in project delivery • Working knowledge and ability to work within the HMT 5-case Business case structure Desirable Experience: • Experience managing delivery partner contracts in a complex programme • MCIPS or IACCM qualified/ongoing training, or equivalent business degree or equivalent business experience • Experience of working on PRINCE 2 projects • Experience with or knowledge of ESMCP or Airwave • Experience of PSN This job was originally posted as

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