Commercial Specialist

Job Ref: JO-2207-34200_1658920053
Sector: Office
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 27 July 2022
  • Glasgow G2 2SA Glasgow Glasgow Scotland G2 2SA
  • Blue Arrow
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An exciting opportunity has become available in the Digital and Transformation directorate. The role is with the Digital commercial team responsible for procuring digital products and services and the management of contracts in support of the Digital and transformation programmes.
The Digital and Transformation directorate is right at the heart of the plans to transform the business, we will be initiating many exciting digital transformation projects right across our business. The Digital procurement specialist role is pivotal to delivering successful projects, you will work closely with programme managers and the Digital and Transformation partners to negotiate contracts with global IT service providers and to manage those contracts to successful outcomes. The role requires strong commercial and negotiation skills along with a detailed understanding of Digital technologies and the challenges of implementing complex IT projects. You will work with all areas of the business and operate at senior levels of the organisation. This is a very exciting and challenging role that will be right at the heart of transforming our business.
Essential skills and experience,
Strong business and negotiation skills. At least 2 years experience in a similar commercial role, ideally in IT/digital, comfortable negotiating complex agreements >£500k
Experience of working with Global IT service providers.
Skilled at supplier relationship management and contract management
Risk management, skilled at identifying key contractual risks and establishing and delivering appropriate mitigation measures
Excellent communicator, with ability to influence a range of stakeholders at all levels.

Desirable skills and experience
Knowledge of IT project delivery approaches, including prince 2 and Agile.
MCIPS/IACCM qualified or working towards accreditation.
Understanding of the Public Procurement Regulations and/or Utilities Contracts Regulations
Salary: Circa. 38-45K

27/08/2022 11:07:33
GBP 34609 34609

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