Deputy Director - Commercial Specialist - Digital
Client: Ministry of Justice
Role: Deputy Director - Commercial Specialist – Digital
Salary: £90,000 to £131,300
Closing Date: Wednesday 12th June 2019
The MoJ is currently embarking on an exciting period of digital transformation, revolutionising the legal system and services in our courts. Justice runs deep through our nation’s shared principles so your work will underpin how we live and work together. The MoJ are guardians of our justice system and of its global reputation for being fair, open and dynamic. A department of over 70,000 staff responsible for criminal justice, prison and probation services, civil courts, tribunals and family law hearings, regulating our legal services and safeguarding victims.
The Deputy Director - Commercial Specialist – Digital is a highly influential role with significant stakeholder management responsibilities. You will work closely with the Chief Digital and Information Officer to provide strategic commercial direction on key procurements whilst mitigating risk, ensuring the wider organisation adheres to the highest commercial standards. You’ll implement a commercial contract management strategy, provide challenge and support to key projects and ensure effective governance controls are in place across the function. You will be negotiating with Ministers, the Permanent Secretary and Board to shape the future of the MoJ through this exciting time of digital transformation.
As a natural and inspirational leader, you will possess deep technical commercial awareness gained within a sourcing, contract and category management environment. With a passion for delivering innovative commercial solutions and shaping strategies you will have led large scale digital procurements. You will have a particularly strong understanding of the relevant markets, key suppliers and technology trends ensuring that you drive maximum benefit and value for the MoJ. As a respected and highly persuasive leader you will demonstrate the tenacity to successfully lead and complete major procurements which form part of an overall £3.5bn spend portfolio.