Commercial Analyst IT

Page Personnel Finance
East London, UK
14 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently recruiting a Commercial Analyst IT on a fixed term contract basis. This is working for a corporate and insurance law firm based in East London close to Tower Hill Station.

Sector: Business and professional services

Client Details

My client is a modern, progressive and commercially-oriented City legal services business company based in East London. They were established in 1898 and since have grown consistently year on year. They are established in many countries where they operate with many partners and lawyer.

They are now looking to hire a Commercial Analyst IT on a fixed term contract basis. This will be an initial temporary assignment for 12 months. The role will be based in their offices in London.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast paced, dynamic working environment.


Commercial Analyst IT, East London

The Commercial Analyst - IT will manage all commercial aspects for the Information Technology department. This role will cover Information Technology from a global remit. Responsible for providing effective Contract Management, Procurement, Administration Support, Budget Administration/Analysis, Asset Management and Supplier Management. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of the above in order to ensure the IT department run effectively and efficiently

Key internal relationships

A key working relationship with the IT Manager is crucial for the role. Strong relationships with the members of Finance and IT are also important in order to attain effective service levels.

Reports to

IT Manager
  • Duties and Responsibilities include but not are limited to the following:
  • Contract Management
  • Procurement
  • Asset Management
  • Budget Administration/Analysis
  • Supplier Management
  • Administration Support - Management of the following administrative areas:
  • Filing of key documentation/general correspondence.
  • Responsibility over maintaining overtime and TOIL within both departments.
  • Arranging travel for team members within the IT Department.
  • Diary Management: Arranging departmental & supplier meetings and assisting with the management of the IT Manager and IT Directors diaries on a day-to-day basis.
  • Weekly Reporting to the IT Manager covering risks/issues, contract reviews, supplier issues, and process review. IT Director will attend on a monthly basis.


The successful candidate MUST be immediately available and can interview / start at short notice.

They must also have 3-5 years working knowledge of the roles and duties above.

Knowledge, skills and experience
  • Strong commercial & administrative experience in a professional services environment.
  • Proven understanding and experience in contract management including managing high value contracts.
  • Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations
  • AAT Accounting Qualification(s)
  • Experience of supplier relationship management, tenders and procurement.
  • Proven experience of working with the following would be extremely beneficial:
  • Microsoft & general software licensing
  • Hardware Asset Management

  • Ability to think creatively and strategically and act as a trusted procurement advisor to the IT Management team.
  • Excellent Communicational skills (both orally and written).
  • Demonstrate strong organisational skills and provide mentoring when required.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (most notably Excel).
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and plan accordingly. Managing upward if necessary.
  • Excellent attention to detail qualities.
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and problem solving skills, but be conscious of when to consult others.
  • Excellent team player but with the capacity to be strongly self-motivated.
  • Remain calm under pressure.
  • Proactive nature that delivers results.

High level of confidentiality and integrity.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be paid between £40000-45000 per annum depending on experience.

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