Commercial Lead – World Events

Department of International Trade
Closing Date
26 September 2021
£61,710 - £74,000 + GCO Pension, GCO Terms. Up to 15% performance-related-pay available on accreditation
London, Darlington

The Department of International Trade plays a critical role in the UK Government’s response to HM Government’s participation in global events.  We are looking for a talented and motivated civil servant to work on the procurement and management of contracts that support the delivery of a wide ranging and expanding portfolio of high profile, international world events.

We are seeking staff to make a practical, positive impact during these unprecedented times. This is your opportunity to make a real difference and be involved in critical work that is vital for both the UK and international response.

You will work in the commercial team responsible for delivery of a UK presence across a portfolio of major world events which currently including Expo 2020 Dubai, the Business and Tourism Programme for the Commonwealth Games 2022, and Expo 2025 Osaka.

This role will work in an integrated manner with multiple internal and external stakeholder groups including DIT’s international network who own ‘political’ and ‘business’ relationships overseas, Other Government Department teams responsible for ‘buying’ and/or technical specification development and other Government Commercial Function teams.