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4 Sep 2023

Full-Time Senior Commercial Procurement Specialist (ID:4059)

Spinwell – Posted by Spinwell Abingdon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Role: Senior Commercial Procurement Specialist REF 359764
Contract Length: Until 30/04/2024
Location: Culham
IR35: Inside
Pay Rate to Intermediary: Up to £700 per day

Spinwell is recruiting for a Senior Commercial Procurement Specialist for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.


  • Supports the Head of Department in managing the Pipeline of Procurement activities; Contracts Register and Commercial Continuous Improvement Framework to support the annual budget process working closely with key stakeholders to ensure the right contracts are operational at the right time in accordance with the client’s programme.
  • Ensure the evolution of complex commercial strategies, business processes and capability within the Procurement & Estates function to meet timelines.
  • Ensure that the following elements are incorporated and managed within the Commercial process:
    • Equality, diversity and inclusion; Social Value; Modern Slavery; Sustainability; Health & Safety; Security; Financial Standing.
  • Identify commercial risks and ensure that they are managed within the organisation’s risk management framework. Take ownership of risks associated with Commercial and work proactively to identify risk and ensure that they are managed within the organisation’s risk management framework.
  • Ensure that Commercial processes meet Value-for-Money obligations & satisfy prevailing standards in terms of openness, probity, propriety and control.
  • Where required develops, recruits and implements a team structure to deliver effective management of the categories.  Oversee the work undertaken by other Commercial professionals.
  • Enforcement of commercial terms with contractors.
  • Identify where improvements to Commercial processes can be made. Disseminate best-practise’ that reflects the guidelines, policy and procedures.


  • Professional Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS Professional Qualification) & IACCM or equivalent professional qualifications.
  • Significant senior level experience of leading challenging commercial undertakings in the Public Sector. The role requires significant commercial and operational experience in developing effective procurement strategies and managing commercial matters in accordance with Government Policy.
  • Significant experience of successfully negotiating and managing complex contracts with an advanced understanding of prevailing procurement law and Government regulation.
  • The ability to deliver effective commercial strategies, in a timely fashion, to diverse customers whilst operating within a complex regulatory and policy framework. Being able to present & simplify complex commercial issues to all stakeholders is a pre-requisite.
  • The ability to design and deliver relevant, modern commercial strategies, policy and procedures complaint with Government requirements.
  • Practical experience of training and mentoring professional staff. team leader – to motivate, build capability and develop recognised high performing teams;
  • The post holder must comply with Equalities Legislation and promote equality, diversity and inclusivity through their daily interactions. The post holder must avoid any behaviours which discriminate against others on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, political opinion or trade union membership.
  • Practical experience of training and mentoring professional staff.

Spinwell is recruiting for a Senior Commercial Procurement Specialist for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.

We welcome all applications regardless of background, in line with our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.
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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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