Assistant Commercial Director, IT Contract Management (m/f)
Proactively lead, manage and develop a team of contract managers, giving clear direction and support to maximise capability, quality and productivity. Ensuring the appropriate level and number of staff are assigned to each eligible contract. Implement the strategic direction of HMRC contract management. Oversee production and delivery of contract management team plans, pipelines and actions for your category pillar –IT to deliver effective contractual outcomes, including quality, value, delivery, innovation and continuous improvement agendas. Provide assurance that the policies, procedures, action plans and initiatives for Commercial Contract Management and Supplier Relationship Management are adhered to consistently across IT category pillar and business areas, working within the Supply Chain Assurance framework. Build and maintain key relationships across the business, promoting collaboration between business areas, and commercial teams. Ensure an effective risk management framework is in place to map, manage and mitigate supply chain risk for your category pillar. Support the delivery of a SRM programme for strategic suppliers within IT category driving additional value (service, cost and risk) beyond that originally contracted. Extensive experience of managing strategic IT suppliers in-life Strong and demonstrable experience of commercial contract management at a senior level (significant experience in a similar role) Able to build and maintain effective customer and supplier relationships. Has a strong delivery focus, able to operate successfully and deliver within a challenging and complex environment. Excellent commercial and negotiation skills Effective communicator, able to operate at all levels.