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Head of Commercial Services

Business & Corporate Services

Organisation Development

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Job Title: Head of Commercial Services
Salary: £55-£60k
Hours: 36.25
Contract: Permanent
Location: Churchgate House
Closing date: 27th February 2019

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Waste & Resources team of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA). We are looking to recruit a permanent Head of Commercial Services to join our busy and energetic team.

Greater Manchester is the largest provider of Waste and Recycling services in the UK and has statutory responsibility for waste disposal, including making arrangements for the management and disposal of municipal waste from the nine constituent waste collection authorities (WCAs) and the management of Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs).

 The team manage a number of contracts associated with Waste & Recycling across the Greater Manchester Conurbation and are currently in the final stages of procuring two new contracts, scheduled to commence 1st June 2019. The successful candidate will be pivotal in the mobilisation, management and commercial approach of these very significant contracts from the outset.

 Reporting to the Executive Director, the post holder will be responsible for supporting the contract services and engineering teams in managing the commercial aspects of the contracts. This includes managing contract interfaces, notices of change, claims management, contract interpretation and development of business cases to support commercial decision making.

 The ideal candidate will be a team player with significant experience of in a technical, commercial environment interpreting and analysing contracts and managing commercial risks. Knowledge and experience within the Waste industry is highly desirable, although not essential. You will have knowledge of contract management frameworks.

If you are interested in this role, then we would be keen to hear from you.
The GMCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

27th Feb 2019