Commercial Technical Officer

Government
  • Hybrid-working, UK, London
  • Contract, 12 months
  • Full time
  • from £550 to £600 per day (Within IR35)
This contract with our defence client is for a Commercial Technical Officer for 12 months in London (one day per week in the office). The pay rate for the role is £550 to £600 umbrella or £409.36 to £446.57 PAYE. CSM is a multi-year transformation initiative, cementing client's ambition...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 30.07.2024

Managing consultant

Gamal Clarke

Quote ref: 990034/77329

Quote ref: 990034/77329

Job description

This contract with our defence client is for a Commercial Technical Officer for 12 months in London (one day per week in the office). The pay rate for the role is £550 to £600 umbrella or £409.36 to £446.57 PAYE.  

 

CSM is a multi-year transformation initiative, cementing client's ambition and providing it’s response to the Government Shared Services Strategy. It is a digitally enabled Transformation Portfolio, bringing together multiple programmes of work under one umbrella and introducing its target solution, a single software as a solution instance. The aims of the Portfolio include:  

 

• Simplifying and standardising policies, processes and data  

• Reducing the client's reliance on numerous complex legacy systems and tolls, lessening service disruption risks and on-premise system maintenance costs.  

• Transitioning services to a consolidated Cloud based Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise Performance Management and Human Capital Management systems.  

• Establishing a more efficient and sustainable model for operating the client's future shared services.  

• Taking advantages of the latest opportunities to adopt automation and artificial intelligence.  

• Putting the customer first, leverage value from investments in technology, and streamline the end-to-end experience.  

 

This role sits within the Strategic Commercial Team of CSM which has been established specifically to develop and deliver its commercial strategy working collaboratively with customers and existing commercial teams to optimise value for money and innovating where possible through effective market insight. CSM offers an exciting opportunity to make a difference in supporting the successful delivery of the aims of the Portfolio. Key aspects of the role include:  

 

• Providing wide-ranging commercial support to the Portfolio stakeholders from advice / guidance on routes to market, commercial strategy development, tendering processes and, where appropriate, contract management.  

• Supporting the development and maintenance of the CSM commercial pipeline and associated commercial strategies working closely with subject matter experts and other commercial colleagues both within the organisation.  

• Supporting and influencing the development and delivery of complex end-to-end procurements ensuring innovation where possible whilst adhering to commercial policy, processes, operating procedures and category strategies (where they exist),  

• Through market analysis, develop an effective understanding of the market and the category strategies in support building effective commercial strategies for all commercial activity and to innovate where possible.  

• Providing a co-ordination role in the development of relevant Statement of Requirements ensuring they are cohesive and fit for purpose to drive optimum value for money from the market.  

• Building effective and sustained relationships across the Portfolio, the client, Other Government Departments, Crown Commercial Services and broader industry Essential.

Requirements

• Experience of managing end to end sourcing in a large-scale complex or high-risk programme.  

• Experience of working across a diverse and complex operating model in supporting the development and implementation of effective commercial strategies.  

• Experience of supporting the co-ordination of the development of Statement of Requirements.  

• Experience of supporting the development and delivery of complex Invitations to Tender, negotiations and contract that may require non-standard/ bespoke conditions.  

• Category management experience in software, licensing & IT professional services.  

• Experience of building positive relationships across diverse stakeholder groups; able to understand and manage multiple perspectives, build consensus and influence stakeholders.  

 

Desirable  

• Experience of working in the public sector  

• Working understanding of Oracle Fusion or equivalent Enterprise Resource Planning systems.

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