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Commercial Manager - Governance - Glasgow City Centre

Commercial
Ref: 665 Date Posted: Monday 10 Jun 2019
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£46,860 to £51,171 per annum
Glasgow City Centre - Fixed Term Contract 12 Months - Grade 5
We’ll accept applications up to 24 June 2019 and interviews will be scheduled shortly thereafter
Why SLC?
Do you want to be part of a fast-moving, dynamic organisation in a bustling city centre location? Could you thrive in a customer-focused business environment? Would you like the opportunity to develop your own personal and professional skills for your future while helping our customers invest in theirs? 
If so, we might just have the job for you. The purpose of our Commercial Services function is to buy the right thing at the right time in the right way from the right supplier for best value, giving you the opportunity to exercise and develop your experience in this type of delivery.
What’s the job?
You will manage the ongoing enhancement and implementation of the Commercial Governance and Controls Framework; covering Policy, processes, procedures, templates and systems. 
You will develop, implement and manage effective commercial policies and procedures for SLC’s commercial activities, reduce the risk of any challenge to commercial processes being undertaken by SLC, and you'll create a framework for good commercial practice and for securing optimal value for money for the UK Taxpayer.
You will also develop, implement and maintain a suite of documentation that underpins the Commercial Manual and supports the Commercial Services team and those involved in procurement across SLC in complying with the agreed commercial governance requirements.
Among other duties outlined in the available job description, your key responsibilities will include: 
  • Developing and Implementing a Commercial Governance and Controls Framework
  • Leading on the development and implementation of the Cabinet Office (CO) Spend Control Pipeline Register and have overall responsibility for ensuring ongoing alignment with CO Spend Control requirements
  • Leading the development and implementation of a Commercial Systems Strategy
  • Developing highly effective working relationships across the business and externally
  • Driving a culture of compliance and improvement
  • Ensuring a strong approach is undertaken to performance tracking and reporting
  • Supporting the Commercial Director and Commercial Services team
How do I apply?
To be a good fit for this role, you will have excellent knowledge of leading commercial practices on governance and policy design principles, processes and practices, plus experience in a procurement and/or compliance based role, ideally within a Public Sector environment. You will also have a proven record of developing commercial policy, processes and documentation, plus excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills. Again, you can see a full list of the preferred knowledge, skills and experience for this role in the job description. 
Sound good? If so please apply below and a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch!
**Please note - As part of the selection process, SLC uses third parties to perform a number of pre-employment checks including reference, criminal record and credit reference. They may supply us with information that will assist us with our recruitment decision**


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