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Procurement & Commercial Manager

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Role Type
Up to £600 per day
Job Ref: J1637_1714491122

Procurement & Commercial Manager
£500 - £600 per day (via Umbrella)
6 months contract
Full time
Glasgow / Perth / Flexible working

Join a leading energy supplier committed to delivering sustainable energy solutions. Our client prides themselves on innovation, reliability, and environmental responsibility. As they expand operations, they're seeking a dynamic Procurement & Commercial Manager to join the team and drive excellence in procurement strategies and commercial operations.

Position Overview:

As the Procurement & Commercial Manager, you will play a pivotal role in optimising procurement processes and maximising commercial opportunities within the energy sector. You will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and managing supplier relationships while ensuring compliance with regulations and company policies. Additionally, you will collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to develop and execute commercial strategies that drive business growth and profitability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies aligned with business objectives and market trends.
  • Identify and onboard strategic suppliers, negotiate contracts, and manage supplier performance.
  • Analyse market dynamics, including pricing trends, supply chain risks, and regulatory changes, to inform procurement decisions.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to forecast demand, manage inventory levels, and optimise supply chain efficiency.
  • Lead contract negotiations and vendor management activities to achieve cost savings and mitigate risks.
  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance against key performance indicators and implement improvement initiatives as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and company policies related to procurement and commercial activities.
  • Provide strategic guidance to senior management on procurement and commercial matters, including opportunities for innovation and process improvement.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, emerging technologies, and best practices in procurement and commercial management.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, finance, or related field; MBA or relevant professional certification preferred.
  • Proven experience in procurement and commercial management within the energy sector or related industries.
  • Strong negotiation skills with a track record of achieving cost savings and favourable contract terms.
  • Excellent analytical abilities, with the ability to interpret complex data and market trends.
  • Solid understanding of supply chain management principles and best practices.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry standards governing procurement and commercial activities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and execute innovative procurement and commercial strategies.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a focus on driving continuous improvement and achieving business objectives.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

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