Commercial Officer - SC Cleared at HM Revenue & Customs, Manchester, 7 Months initial, to £250 per day

£200 - £250 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Manchester, UK
  • Sep 07, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description


Daily Rate up to £250/day via Umbrella

We are currently searching for Commercial Officers that we are recruiting on behalf of HM Revenue and Customs for a 7-month initial contract.

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of civil service roles.

As a Commercial Officer, you will: 

  • Providing support to establish and maintain supplier relationships and manage and influence sourcing processes
  • Support the Senior Sourcing Specialist in implementing, applying and enforcing compliance to sourcing policies and processes
  • Deploy sourcing events so that HMRC can optimise the value in the competitive marketplace
  • Support delivery against the sourcing pipeline through early engagement with Lines of Business and advise/guide the business in the development of ‘fit for purpose’ specifications
  • Engage effectively with the market to inform current or future procurement strategies


You’ll have the following Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong digital skills across a wide range of platforms
  • Good knowledge of procurement processes and the commercial arena
  • Understanding and implementation of commercial drivers and procurement policy objectives, applying them in sourcing projects and operations
  • Implementing efficient organisational- specific processes, governance mechanisms, security requirements and strategy to deliver efficient sourcing operations
  • Procurement Project management and team mobilisation
  • Identifying and understanding business needs
  • Benchmarking against current provision through market analysis
  • Engaging with suppliers in the marketplace
  • Developing the business case
  • Understanding IPR issues
  • Develop commercial models and alternative procurement routes
  • Developing the sourcing strategy
  • Developing the specification, evaluation criteria, terms and conditions as part of the bidders pack
  • Issuing OJEU notices and publishing bidders packs
  • Deploying e-sourcing tools to support the sourcing process
  • Supplier clarifications
  • Bid evaluation
  • Supplier dialogue and negotiation in complex procurements


It would be great to also have:

  • Valid and active SC Clearance