Commercial Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/03/2019 23:00
£46,393 - £51,050
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Closing date:
13 Mar
Further Information

Commercial Manager

Grade: SM1 (SCP44-47) (2019/20 £46,393 - £51,050)
Base: Guildhall, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3AF
Term: 1FTE

Join our Team

NEPO undertakes high-value procurement in major strategic areas of spend in partnership with North East local authorities (known as our Member Authorities) and a range of nationwide Associate Members.

Our vision is to achieve benefits through collaborative procurement. This means that we are focussed on delivering positive outcomes for our Member Authorities, regional supply base and over 300 Associate Members from the wider public sector. In addition to delivering a collaborative procurement work programme of £210M, NEPO is responsible for the NEPO Portal and the NEPO Business Club programme of support for our suppliers.

NEPO is a forward-thinking organisation that supports personal development and provides a unique opportunity to work collaboratively across the North East public sector.

NEPO employees benefit from:

• Flexible working
• Access to technology that enables agile working
• Continuing professional development, including training opportunities
• Annual leave ranging from 25 to 30 days (depending on length of service), plus public holidays
• Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Child Care Vouchers
• Offices based in the heart of Newcastle’s Quayside with great links by public transport and road

The Role

The successful postholder will support the delivery of NEPO’s commercial activity to ensure commercial interests are protected and assured.

The successful postholder will act as the principal Commercial adviser to the Head of Procurement on all commercial opportunities and delivery.

The successful postholder will work cohesively with the Procurement Manager to support the development of innovative solutions which are provided to enable NEPO to quickly and compliantly secure value for Member Authorities and promote innovation to assures NEPO’s commercial interests.

The successful postholder will deputise for the Head of Procurement on commercial areas.

Important dates

The deadline for applications is 23:00 on 13th March 2019
Interviews will be held on 22nd March 2019

NEPO may use additional second stage interviews and/or personality questionnaires as required.


Applications will only be accepted via https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Steven Sinclair 07980389576 or steven.sinclair@nepo.org

No recruitment agencies please

For further information about NEPO and its work, please visit our website at www.nepo.org

Please note
This job is closed for applications.