£42,993 - £48,395 per annum for 36 hours per week Monday to Friday based out of County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2DN or Lewes, BN7 1UE, or Brighton BN1 1JE.
Flexible working supported, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. Some travel between sites required.
About the Role
Can you see yourself leading and developing a winning proposal?
Would you like the opportunity to shape the future of Orbis’ commercial ambitions?
Does the sound of managing and developing business opportunities appeal you?
If yes, we have the perfect role for you!
We are looking for a Commercial Manager to help deliver high quality, compelling proposals that will help achieve our strategic objectives and create a sustainable pipeline.
You will be working as a key part of the Orbis partnership, which encompasses Surrey County Council, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council. The purpose of this partnership is to deliver greater value for our councils, residents and customers by increasing efficiencies and exploiting the benefits of sharing people, resources and technology.
Our Commercial Team specialises in Marketing, Account Management and Business Development. As our Commercial Manager you will have the opportunity to help shape the team and the future growth strategy across our Orbis partnership.
Bringing expertise in the field of proposition development, business development, proposal writing, and bids, you will capture and develop new business opportunities for our Shared Service and Business Operations Centre. Commercialisation is new ground in local government and this role will be at the heart of transforming public sector back office services to deliver greater value for our councils, customers and residents.
Reporting and working closely with the Lead Commercial Manager you will have a varied role and the chance to make it your own.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your CV and personal statement will clearly evidence:
# Proposition and product development
# The production of compelling, compliant and responsive proposals, on time and budget
# An understanding of bid documentation and its formal structure (PQQ & ITT)
# Pipeline development through networking
# Supporting with implementing commercial best practice
# Driving forward projects through to delivery
# Strong project management experience
In addition, you will have what it takes to forge strong and impactful relationships, with colleagues, customers and stakeholders alike.
To discover more and apply with a CV and Covering Letter visit our website surreycc.gov.uk/jobs. You can also find the full Job Description on our website.
Interested in finding out more? Please find attached to this advert the full job description and person specification and please feel free to contact Chris Howell (Lead Commercial Manager) on 07970 232098 .
The closing date for this role is 14th August 2017
Please note, if access to the GCSX (PSN) network is required for this role, a Basic Disclosure (DBS check) will be required to meet the Government Baseline Personnel Security Standards.