Commercial Manager

Interaction Finance
London (South)
£300 - 380 per day
14 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Manager to work within Central Government on a contract basis. This position is based in London, initially until July 2018 offering up to £380 per day ltd. Main Duties: Dstl has a requirement for a Commercial Managers to work with the Science and Technology delivery teams. The main aim of the position is to provide procurement and sales support to the CBR division and develop effective contractual relationships with external supplier base and take responsibility for task/management of workflow within the team. This role will be based at Fort Halstead, Kent. Although applicants able to work from Porton Down, Wiltshire will also be equally considered. The role will require travel on a weekly basis to both sites in any case. Provide procurement and commercial service ensuring contracts and suppliers meet Dstl's requirements for operational and contractual delivery. Lead and manage procurements through the development and implementation of effective contracts with appropriate suppliers, considering internal needs and supply market characteristics. Use a range of EU compliant procurement routes and tools as appropriate. Make use of effective procurement approaches and processes. Provide direct support and advice as appropriate, including acting as the 'advisor' on issues such as commercial approaches, evaluation processes and negotiation strategies. Develop strong relationships with stakeholders in order to fully understand their needs. Coaching and Mentoring across the team where appropriate. Personal responsibility for quality and integrity of data input into corporate systems Tendering and placing contracts in accordance with EU Procurement Directives/Procurement Law. Developing statements of requirement Placing MOD contracts or Public Sector contracts. Appreciation of Intelectual Property within a commercial environment Coaching or mentoring commercial skills within a team environment Contract management Managing workloads of self and others For any queries please contact Rebecca Eaton on either or This job was originally posted as

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