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Commercial Lead (Sourcing and Contracts)

Commercial Lead (Sourcing and Contracts)

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  • Salary:

    £64000 - £66000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jake Stone

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  • Job ref:

    0007 343C /1_1683619478

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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We are working in partnership with The Metropolitan Police Service commercial function and we are recruiting a Commercial Lead.

Location: Kilburn, London, SW6. (Office Based)

Salary: £64,00 to £66,000

This is an exciting time to be working in commercial management for the MPS. The MPS Commercial Function are in the middle of a large-scale transformation, working to deliver the following strategic aims:

  • Build a world class capability and team;
  • Engage effectively with our markets and suppliers;
  • Improving and simplifying how we work;
  • Delivering outcomes through commercial policy.


  • Experienced and knowledgeable in how the market works and what drives business decisions, innovations and commercial strategy in consumers and suppliers alike.
  • Evidence of having delivered organisational benefits to customers through effective design and/or implementation of procurement / contract management strategies; able to describe value add and savings in a strategic context in a complex commercial environment.
  • Excellent understanding of sourcing and procurement methodologies, ideally within a regulated or 4 public sector environment.
  • Experience of developing, delivering and implementing contract management plans evidencing commercial management and delivery at senior level in complex and high value environments.
  • Evidence of developing effective supplier relationships and the ability to resolve issues in performance or variations in supply without the need for legal or contractual recourse, working in partnership to deliver continuous improvement and innovation for all parties including complex performance management and incentivisation mechanisms.
  • Experience working and effectively influencing senior stakeholders with or without authority projecting personal impact and credibility at all levels (including senior) of the organisation and the external market, demonstrating an ability to influence, persuade and effectively communicate.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage a demanding workload whilst balancing both operationally urgent and important tasks to deliver to deadlines aligned with strong project management capabilities gained through practical professional experience,
  • Evidence of inspirational and inclusive leadership, developing a professional culture and building commercial capability. Empowers team members through coaching, mentoring and sharing of expertise/knowledge.