Commercial Officer - SC Cleared Birmingham
Published: 1st September 2020
Job Type
£350 - 395 per day


Commercial Officer

Location: Glasgow (remote working until lock down eased – then 1 day a week on site)

Rate: £395 /day (Umbrella)

IR35: In Scope

Duration: 6 Months

REF: PSR1JP00026394

Clearance Required: SC (Must be active – used in the last 12 months)

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Working within a commercial team to deliver programme objectives; Supporting colleagues to achieve targets in relevant timescales; Developing successful working relationships with external suppliers. Contributing to procurement and contract strategies; Compiling and issuing tenders; Administering contract amendments; Providing commercial advice and guidance to the wider business; Ensuring all procurement activities are within budget; Ensuring all activity undertaken is in line with government regulations and best practice.

  • Supporting DIO teams to create innovative procurement and commercial strategies that will deliver value for money on Infrastructure programmes and projects.
  • Building trusted relationships with new and incumbent suppliers such that a “trust with consequences” approach to contract management can be operated.
  • Monitoring and managing performance of suppliers against contract performance indicators.
  • Supporting implementation of contract transition and mobilisation activities
  • Shaping and leading commercial negotiations with both new and incumbent suppliers through to a pre-defined acceptable conclusion.
  • Giving strategic advice and support to contracts in procurement, contract exits and during contract reviews.
  • Resolving high-value commercial and legal disputes with suppliers.
  • Development of current and future commercial resource, including self, into an agile and appropriately skilled workforce.
  • Identifying and delivering improvements to existing contractual arrangements and informing on lessons learnt for new procurements
  • Planning work around a published Forward Work Plan, alongside allocated funding and resource

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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