Commercial Lead - IT/Hardware/Software (x2) at Crown Commercial Services, 3 Months, Remote/London, £Contract Rate

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  • Remote (London, UK)
  • Nov 19, 2020
up to 6 Months

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Commercial Leads x 2 -  IT/Hardware/Service Management – Remote / London 

We are currently searching for experienced Commercial Leads that we are recruiting for on behalf of Crown Commercial Services for a 3-month 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 Commercial Lead, you will: 

  • Proactively build and maintain strong relationships of influence with customers (including Senior Government Policy owners) and suppliers (including Supplier Relationship Management with key suppliers), and develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of categories and markets acting as a source of expert insight and advice for the public sector;
  • Use your awareness and understanding of commercial marketplaces and strategic category management to create best-in-class category strategies addressing the future trajectory of the categories and markets you operate within; and
  • Support the creation and refresh of market leading strategies and develop product propositions, through to the delivery of products and services that enables the market to deliver customer needs in a sustainable way, delivering outstanding customer service and value and driving growth in the uptake of product propositions.
  • Play a leadership role, supporting the Senior Category Lead in the ongoing management for implemented products; facilitating strategic added value initiatives throughout the product lifecycle and ensuring the delivery of continuous improvement. 
  • Demonstrate personal presence, energy and drive in inspiring yourself and others to excel.

Additionally, you will:

  • Have the opportunity to forge and develop category areas;
  • Coach and develop individuals, enhance team effectiveness, organisational learning and commercial acumen;
  • Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of the Government Commercial Organisation, Crown Commercial Service and the Pillar.

You’ll have:

  • Experience in IT/Hardware or Service Management procurement experience
  • Excellent communication and consultative skills to building strong relationships with stakeholders, customers and suppliers.
  • Developed innovative category, product and sourcing strategies demonstrating unrelenting focus on customer service and deep market insight.
  • Ability to switch between big picture strategy and operational detail, innovating to create ways of overcoming problems and deliver positive outcomes and solutions exceeding customer expectations whilst balancing risk (including savings and  other benefits);
  • Delivered Strategic Supplier Management enhancing category and supplier performance.
  • Experience in IT/Hardware or Service Management procurement experience