Commercial Manager

Craig Jennings
Our procurement team in Aberdeen is looking to recruit a Commercial Manager to join on a full-time basis. The role will involve overseeing the contractual, commercial and growth aspects of the business.

Tasks and responsibilities


Develop relationships across the business

  • Build relationships with clients & vendors to establish growth opportunities
  • Develop strong relationships with different departments within the company to ensure everyone is working toward the same targets and goals
  • Work closely with Operations, Business Improvement & Business Support teams to identify pinch points, help streamline the business and capture & share knowledge

Create Plans for Business Growth

  • Developing strategic plans to encourage business growth
  • Develop and manage tender and opportunity plans

Work with analytics team to develop and manage vendor performance metrics/KPIs

  • Delivery performance and responsiveness
  • Commercial feedback
  • Create action plans that are based on data and statistics and interpret results against targets

Develop and manage commercial operations

  • Coordinate and manage commercial activities (tenders, price changes, vendor base)
  • Develop risk assessments and pricing structures for products to work toward commercial efforts
  • Develop alternative proposals to maximize success opportunities
  • Assist with financial planning and budgeting

Oversee and manage supply chain vendor base

  • Establish comprehensive vendor base in all locations with all assigned, prioritized vendors to all commodities plus back-up/ future bid list
  • Establish Supplier management program
  • Develop vendor Contract Management/ Negotiation plan to ensure optimum commercial deals are in place
  • Develop a system to capture opportunities/ savings, trends, supplier innovations & market perspective (cost/ supply/ pinch points)
  • Work with vendors to capture product expansion opportunities

Monitor regulations

  • Ensure stakeholders adhere to and understand contractual obligations, and also determine when processes violate regulations. Assess risks and make recommendations based on analysis of all factors affecting the business situation.




  • Business Degree/CIPS qualified
  • Five years of experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work within a busy environment, meeting demanding targets and working to tight deadlines
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Packages
  • Experience within the maintenance, repair and operating supplies (MRO)

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