Commercial Officer

SERT Defence
£440 per day + Umbrella

Job description

I am seeking a Commercial Officer working for a central defence government client on a contract of 160 days inside IR35 in Salisbury with an active SC clearance.

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 as well as administering contract amendments.
•  Providing commercial advice and guidance to the wider business.
•  Ensuring all procurement activities are within budget and all activity undertaken is in line with government regulations and best practice.

Minimum Requirement:

•  Security Clearance: SC – SOLE BRITISH NATIONALS ONLY.
•  Ensure Value for Money of various Digital Projects across 3 portfolios of work.
•  Write appropriate commercial and procurement strategies for each project.
•  Use a range of EU compliant procurement routes and tools as appropriate.
•  Draft Tender documentation as appropriate.
•  Make use of effective procurement approaches and processes.
•  Provide direct support and advice as appropriate, including acting as the 'advisor' on issues such as commercial approaches, evaluation processes and negotiation strategies.
•  Personal responsibility for quality and integrity of data input into corporate systems
•  Commercial responsibility for business cases from Strategic case through to full business case.
•  Support the SCM with the delivery of ad-hoc requests for support that may arise from time to time.
•  Software Licence assurance – desirable.
•  Previous IT / Digital Contracting experience – desirable.

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