We are the national body for careers education in England, delivering support to schools and
colleges to deliver modern, 21st-century careers education.
The Careers & Enterprise Company is a great place to work. We operate within a fast-paced and
collaborative environment. We are brought together by one thing: our passion to ensure young
people get the best possible start in life and are supported to find their best next step.
Do you want to be part of a mission-driven team focused on transforming young people’s lives?
If so, we’d love to hear from you!
The Commercial Manager drives the commercial and contractual agenda for the Company. You will be a key member of the Operations Leadership Team and will need to develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders, funders, and suppliers, to ensure there is commercial scrutiny of:
- supply chain and contract management,
- procurement and grant making decisions.
- external funding applications and income contracts
- business processes and outsourcing arrangements
Responsible for setting the strategic direction for commercial activity; supporting day-to-day procurement activity, collaborating on bids for additional funding and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, with particular focus on keeping up with best practice in publicprocurement. The role will be accountable for demonstrating compliance with internal policies and contractual obligations and evidencing value for money in all contractual and commercial dealings and identifying business processes efficiencies.
Our organisation has a privileged opportunity to make a difference to the lives of millions of young people, helping to inspire and prepare them for the fast-changing world of work, and we want you to help us make it happen.
To apply, please click ‘apply’ to visit our website, complete the application form including your cover letter detailing how you meet the experience, skills and competency criteria detailed in in the job profile.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THIS ADVERT EARLY SHOULD WE RECEIVE SUITABLE APPLICATIONS*
It is our policy to review all applications within two weeks from the closing date. If you do not hear from us within three weeks following the closing date, then your application has unfortunately not been successful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates who have not been shortlisted and attended an interview.