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Location: Leeds, Yorkshire & the Humber, United Kingdom

Commercial Manager

Leeds, Yorkshire & the Humber, United Kingdom
£48,000 - £53,000

Job Description

Rullion are currently assisting in the recruitment of a Commercial Manager to join a major governing body based out of Leeds

They are England's first Sub-National transport body, responsible for bringing together the North's nineteen local transport authorities and business leaders together with Network Rail, Highways England, and HS2 Ltd and working with Central Government.

The day-to-day duties

They are looking to recruit a Commercial Manager to work within its Rail North Partnership team on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will generally lead the relationship with either Arriva Rail North or Trans-Pennine Express and can be expected to be deployed flexibly as part of the wider Contract Management Team to meet emerging risks and business needs on such things as:
Briefing the DfT and Ministers, and TfN and Members, on matters arising as well as contracted or programmed franchise delivery
Supporting the Rail Franchising Programme
Contractual negotiations and variations
Commercial support to the wider Contract Management Team, Departmental and Rail Executive programmes e.g. capital investment schemes

As a Commercial Manager, you will have:

A Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience
A Professional qualification, chartered status or equivalent experience
Substantial knowledge of the transport industry with deep specialist knowledge in rail franchise service area
The ability to understand and communicate the DFT/Rail North Partnership strategic objectives to the rail industry
Experience in developing and evaluating business cases for major commercial changes
Be a subject matter expert in programme and project management
Experience of leading a team in a senior level role
Proven financial management skills and commercial acumen
Programme management experience, and significant project management experience across a range of highly-complex projects

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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