Senior Commercial Manager

Ministry of Justice
£58,694 - 70,747 per year
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Be a part of a high-profile Department charged with running some of the most commercially innovative work in the country.

The Ministry of Justice has one of the largest and most complex spend profiles in the public sector and it is currently raising the bar by delivering some of the most commercially innovative work in the country. It’s an exciting place to be with extensive development and training opportunities on offer.

We are recruiting for Senior Commercial Managers to lead the Commercial and Contract Management teams. These key roles will sit within Sourcing, Contract Management or end-to end process teams and will be working in a Directorate managing a spend of over £3bn.

These are unique and exciting opportunities that will give you the opportunity to work within an organisation committed to ground-breaking commercial contract delivery. The MoJ is dedicated to the continual development of the Commercial and Contract Management Directorate and these roles are pivotal to the MoJ.

The Senior Commercial Managers are critical roles; you will be shaping and building markets, developing business cases and putting in place strategy to drive the MoJ’s business forwards. Providing commercial advice to senior stakeholders across the MoJ, your professional expertise and judgement will be relied upon by senior colleagues.

The size and application of the contracts in the Commercial and Contract Management Directorate portfolio truly reflect the varied work that the MoJ does with current initiatives including the reform and transformation of both prisons and courts.

You will be helping to develop unique contracts whilst realising savings, ensuring commercial performance, identifying and implementing further opportunities, minimising risks and challenging the business to improve the efficiency of the contracts. The contracts, projects and procurements within the Commercial and Contract Management Directorate are diverse from IT and Construction to Offender Management tools.

These distinct roles require dynamic individuals who will seek to achieve commercial opportunities and maintain value by developing and delivering commercial strategies whilst promoting best practice contract management.

We are looking for experienced professionals who have a proven track record within a senior position in a commercial or procurement role. You will be a confident communicator who can quickly establish productive working relationships with your colleagues, stakeholders and suppliers.

By joining the MoJ’s Commercial and Contract Management Directorate, you will join a team working hand-in-hand to deliver commercial strategies, innovation, engagement and market building/shaping. You will be working with some of the most experienced and talented people in the Public Sector.

For further information please download the full job description or contact Linda Todd