Commercial Manager

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£30,000 per annum
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Commercial Manager Cardiff Permanent £30,000 per annum ST5708 Our client based in Cardiff currently requires a Commercial Manager to join their team. Main Tasks and Objectives: · To be the first point of contact for pricing when tendering for new and existing business · To create pricing models based on the customer requirements and the Company’s ability to provide profitable business. · To draft contracts and addenda from first stage through to conclusion of the bid process. · To liaise internally with senior account managers and business development managers at all stages during the tender and contract processes. · To liaise with operational departments and finance to cost contract activities. · To analyse contract and services profitability in conjunction with the finance department to ensure that the Company is meeting its budget expectations, driving margin improvement and revenue growth. · To prepare internal and external reports using a variety of different data sources and systems and ensuring the accuracy of the output. · To provide a source of expertise in carrying out market research. · To undertake any other duties for which the commercial manager is requested from time to time by the management team. · Efficient pricing analysis service in relation to the sale of new business and the renewal of existing business · Liaise internally regarding the commercial aspects of the contracts · Smooth and timely transitions of new customers and new business from existing customers Person Specification: · Strong communication skills both verbal and written and to these skills to successfully build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and customers · High level of analytical, numerical and evaluation skills – to be able to grasp the concepts described by customers of the challenges they have and then turn those concepts into deliverable services · To be able to demonstrate a knowledge of contract drafting, the legal implications of contracts and able to review in a positive manner, documents that are presented during the course of contract negotiations · High level of computer literacy including advanced level of Microsoft Excel · High level of commercial acumen and a willingness to improve processes at all times. · Excellent planning, organisation and project management skills · Strong interpersonal skills and able to build rapport with people · Effective research skills to ensure that accurate and timely information is found to build into the pricing models for the Company · Able to prioritise, work under pressure and work to tight deadlines · Relevant commercial experience in services industry · Significant background in IT Services arena This job was originally posted as