Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Commercial Manager - Police

Service Care Solutions are looking for an experienced Commercial Manager to work on a long term contract in North-West London.
The role will be subject to security vetting checks as is based with a local Police Force.

Key Responsibilities What does the average day look like? Your core duties will include (but are not limited to):

- Understanding the organisations commercial strategy and feeding into planning based on commercial approaches that deliver requirements that are in line with business needs, category strategies and market trends

- Feeding into the development of category strategies and delivery of sourcing requirement within Commercial Services, as part of the team supporting business as usual and project activities

- Understanding demand by forecasting and planning requirements with internal stakeholders and suppliers

- Developing and maintaining category plans for key spend areas.

- Understands relevant sourcing options and analysis, and delivers positive outcomes through the procurement process

- Leading on end-to-end strategic sourcing activities for MPS and serving as a subject matter expert

- Working with key stakeholders to develop a clear and agreed view of business requirements, and supporting business units in articulating their commercial requirements

- Advising and providing professional guidance throughout the sourcing process, considering and evaluating a range of sourcing models

- Leading development of commercial input into business cases, demonstrating a project's benefits, value for money and risk.

- Influencing and shaping future procurement policy and standards across organisation.

- Identifying opportunities to develop collaborative partnerships with suppliers

- Provides a procurement service to the organisation which delivers demonstrable value for money and compliant goods and services contracts as part of a team of procurement professionals on larger procurement activities, including driving productivity opportunities with existing supply base to deliver further savings

- Responsible for negotiation with 3rd parties where necessary, and has knowledge and experience relating to commercial negotiation techniques

- Understanding and being accountable for sourcing compliance and frameworks

- Supporting in the contract management of Strategic contracts within relevant category

-Building and maintaining key relationships across the MPS and with important external stakeholders

- Developing effective working relationships with supplier organisations to establish appropriate governance and relationship arrangements, ensuring the effective management of clarifications and change requests

- Provision of commercial advice to stakeholders on all aspects of commercial

- Engaging, where required, with the relevant senior business lead, ensuring that business requirements are supported by category strategies

Please be advised, it is ESSENTIAL that applicants are able to demonstrate that they have previously worked in a similar capacity.
Applications without suitable demonstration will be rejected.

If this looks like something you could be interested in, please don't hesitate to call Martin Cookson on 01772 208962.