Principal Commercial Manager

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Ministry of Defence)
Closing Date
31 October 2021
£70,176 - £96,909 + GCO Pension, GCO Terms. Up to 15% performance-related-pay available on accreditation
Fareham, Salisbury

This role sits in the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) commercial team.

The Principal Commercial Manager in Dstl leads commercial delivery for one of our Divisions.  Leading delivery requires building an effective strategic relationships with your Division senior leadership team and ensuring your commercial team are operating effectively with project staff.  You will be leading strategic sourcing activity, supplier engagement, and ensuring complex contracts are effectively managed through life.  You will also ensure the commercial quality and value for money of your teams work and drive effectiveness.

The Principal Commercial Manager (PCM) is responsible for all aspects of commercial performance within their area of responsibility including: sourcing; sales; contract management; assurance, & line management.  The PCM’s objective is to deliver extraordinary performance for both the Division they are supporting and to develop long-term capability in their supplier base.  The PCM will coordinate the provision of Dstl commercial resources to deliver continuously improving services commercially and for wider functional benefit