Commercial Officer

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  • Sector:

    Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    c£450-£500/day LTD CO

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Commercial Officer - London - Rate c£450-£500/day Ltd Co - Duration 6 months
Key words/skills: Commercial Officer, Buyer, Procurement, SC Cleared, Security Cleared, Public Sector.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side the FCO in order to recruit a Commercial Officer to work on a 6 month contract in London.
As a Commercial Officer your duties and responsibilities will include:
To deliver an integrated commercial advisory role that supports all parts of the commercial lifecycle; referred to in the FCO as: early engagement, pre-procurement, procurement and delivery (contract management commercial advice). The role will work within a [strategic category team/programme team], employing a clear category management approach to managing spend and securing contracts, that supports a Category/Programme Team for the [Security and Facilities Management (FM) Services Category across the FCO Global Estates/other teams].  The job holder will work within their team to engage with internal colleagues to proactively seek opportunities to drive additional value/increase efficiency. Delivery in this role will rely on establishing the needs of the business and translating this to effective category based commercial strategies that enable the achievement of value for money, whilst maintaining commitment and achieving outcomes relating to relevant policy and strategic requirements for the FCO and HMG.

This is a hands on role, with one of strategic procurement, programme/project management and supplier relationship management (SRM) being important skills, with support from within the team to build on these skills. Important also will be the requisite interpersonal skills to work with our stakeholders in line with the FCO Commercial Strategy and the FCO Values.

The jobholder will play a supportive role in shaping and managing the categories shaping the [Security and FM] commercial and procurement strategy for the FCO as well as building over time an extremely high level of category expertise and procurement capability within the team.

In your role as Commercial Advisor ensure Gender Equality Act compliance and support [CSSF / PF] ambitions on women’s economic opportunities, inclusive growth and poverty reduction through your department / team.

You will be an experienced Commercial Contractor.
SC Cleared.
Public Sector experience is essential.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.