Commercial Manager - IT/BPO

London Permanent £45,000 - £60,000
  • Exciting opportunity to continue to develop in an established commercial team
  • Market leading financial services organisation

About Our Client

A leading UK financial services firm who are operating with excellent flexibility, only needing to be in the office for key meetings (c.20% of the week). They have an established vendor management/commercial management team with great progression and development opportunities.

Job Description

  • Working closely with suppliers to access latest innovations, challenge unnecessary business demands, manage contract obligations and measure in contract delivery - driving continuous improvement activity
  • Developing long term value adding supplier and relationship strategies that are aligned to business and category and supply chain strategies
  • Leading commercial relationships with suppliers and resolving and mitigating solutions where supplier performance is under expected standards
  • Managing contracts within the infrastructure, networks, voice hosting and other relevant IT subcategories
  • Contributing to commercial projects (eg. continuous improvement, innovation led initiatives, supply chain collaboration, etc.), bringing innovation from the supply base
  • Delivering ongoing and increasing benefit to the business through the effective engagement of suppliers and delivery of initiatives that drive new customer propositions, cost reduction and service improvements

The Successful Applicant

  • Commercial and contractual acumen - with an ability to drive best value and supplier performance in line with business requirements
  • Experience with IT suppliers/contracts is preferred but not essential- specifically the likes of Vodafone and Accenture
  • Experience leading supplier negotiations
  • Strong ability to influence and manage stakeholders at all levels
  • Understanding and experience of risk management and managing supplier risk
  • Degree/CIPS/Equivalent qualification

What's on Offer

A strong focus on developing talent and your skill set and work hard to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this they also offer a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave, family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you as well as a range of other optional benefits!

Daniel Barnes
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Daniel Barnes
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