Commercial Manager

18 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Becoming a Commercial Manager with Capita Local Government:

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager to secure an initial 6 months contract based in Sheffield. The role of the Commercial Manager will be to provide competent and enthusiastic support to the Commercial Director and wider Partnership team. The Commercial Manager will support in identifying and managing commercial risk and opportunity in relation to the exit management activities under Capita's Partnership Agreement with Sheffield City Council.

What you will do:

  • Manage the commercial and contract management aspects of the Partnership Agreement

  • Liaise with internal and external legal representatives in relation to claims from the Council or counter claims from Capita

  • Manage day to day negotiations with Council staff on 'business as usual' commercial matters

  • Support from time to time in development of new IT project propositions and support the handover of any in-flight projects at the point of termination.

  • Liaise with internal legal teams to support Commercial Director on the more complex aspects of contract review and contract changes

  • Engage in the standard project review process, supporting the commercial management of change both to the Partnership Agreement and the Exit Plan

Your experience will include:

  • Excellent knowledge of the IT and BPO outsourcing sector
  • Familiarity with Public Sector procurement regulations and practices
  • Commercial acumen, knowledge and in depth understanding of software licensing and IT projects
  • Ability to follow through and deliver required changes to commercial practice in conjunction with the Commercial Director, Partnership team and Service Leads
  • Strong contract analysis skills and an understanding of fundamental contract mechanisms commonly found in service contracts
  • Demonstrable experience in commercial and cost management within the outsourcing sector.

About Capita Local Government

For over 25 years, Capita has been the UK's leading provider of services to local government. We help councils to improve efficiency, provide better services and become more commercially sustainable. This works through a variety of frameworks, service agreements, commercial partnerships, shared services and joint venture companies. We cover all local government operations - from customer management, HR and property development to back office processing, administration and IT. Join us and you'll be part of a team providing a full range of back office, middle office and customer facing services.

What's in it for you?

This contract is offering a competitive day rate. At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do. We also understand what it is like to work as a Contractor and so do everything we can to make it a simple process for you - this includes a dedicated On-Boarding and Extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal allowing you to submit your timesheets wherever you are. You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country and, of course, there are plenty of opportunities available throughout Capita that we're always open to discussing with you.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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