Commercial Director – Clients / Legal / Procurement – London - 9 Month Contract - Up to £775 p/d

Job title : Commercial Director – Clients / Legal / Procurement – London - 9 Month Contract - Up to £775 p/d
Location : London
Job type : Contract
Salary : £600 - £775 per day
Sector : Digital & Media
Reference : BHJOB6067_20599
Commercial Director – Clients / Legal / Procurement / Finance – London - 9 Month Contract - Up to £775 p/d

My client, a global data and analytics organisation, are seeking a Commercial Director to join them on a contract basis. The ideal candidate will be a savvy commercial negotiator joining the Global Client Commercial Team to drive positive outcomes. This is a challenging role incorporating commercial and financial acumen along with stakeholder management.

  • Provide financial and commercial support to the Global Client Leads (GCLs). 
  • Act as the main point of contact for Client Procurement on assigned global and international clients.
  • Actively participate in Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR’s) with Chief Client Officer (CCO) as well as top to top client meetings.
  • Be the main point of escalation for queries and/or unresolved contractual or commercial issues from around the Group for allocated global and international clients.
  • Escalate local market issues to Global Client Procurement where required such as adherence to MSA terms, working capital issues etc.
  • Get involved in large scale global pitches/RFPs, working alongside Global Client Leads, Client Service, Pricing and Finance teams.
  • Work alongside Legal to negotiate and implement Global MSAs; taking ownership of the commercial and financial and getting input from other areas of the business (IT, Operations, Client Service) where needed.
  • Grow commercial best practice with the Group through supporting on the creation of Group policies, creation and delivery of commercial training, development of materials on Commercial Team intranet site.
  • 10+ years hands-on experience of leading large (>$20m) client commercial negotiations.
  • Commercial mind-set, the ability to analyse financial results including loss making work, growth opportunities and working capital.
  • Experience of working across multiple geographies in a matrix organisation.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with external and internal stakeholders, both written and verbal; ability to harness a variety of in-person and virtual mediums.
  • Key team player with positive mind set and the ability to manage own workload /priorities, along with the ability to escalate for additional support or technical expertise when required.
An exciting opportunity to work within a growing function of the business. All suitable candidates will be contacted within 48 hours

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