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  • Job reference: RMS0173938

Commercial Director

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/01/2017
  • Duration: contract
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (24/01/17)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
• Develop and deploy appropriate governance, policies and processes to underpin commercial and procurement capability.
• Develop and implement an effective Strategic Supplier Management and Sub Contract Management policy and framework
• Maintain an effective approach to support the development of Commercial and Procurement staff capability
• Ensure the activities and objectives of the team are fully integrated throughout the project lifecycle.
• Support business winning, managing cash and improving sustainable profitability
• Lead contract and sub-contract negotiations to ensure the successful conclusion Determine pricing, payment strategies and policies in assigned areas.
• Develop, co-ordinate and implement overall financial targets and budgetary management strategies in assigned areas
• Manage potential areas of risk and carry out risk analyses and assessments to support the minimisation of risk.
• Build, manage and maintain relationships with existing and potential customers to ensure the effective management of business agreements.
• Lead on the resolution of commercial/procurement issues to facilitate effective business decision-making.
• Lead regular reviews with suppliers to review relationship, current/ future bids/ opportunities and ensure that contracted obligations are achieved.
• Inspire and develop team to ensure they are aware of and capable of delivering their responsibilities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Relevant Degree/Masters Degree or equivalent and c. 15+ years commercial/procurement experience
• Experience of working effectively with Head Office organisations and senior stakeholders in the Customer, partner and supplier community
• Strong relationship developer and influencing skills
• In depth knowledge of the market, competitors, supply base, products/services and strategy
• Extensive knowledge of business unit financial/commercial/procurement policies and the business unit approach to Life Cycle Management
• Proven experience in developing, negotiating, agreeing and managing contracts of high value and complexity
• Member or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or accredited by the International Association for Contracts and Commercial Management (IACCM) or equivalent

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, Contact Ibrahim Sajid at Fircroft on + 966 1228 1159

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