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Commercial Manager

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  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

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  • Salary:

    £47616 - £55552 per annum

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    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting for a Commercial Manager to work on a permanent basis to work flexibly across the North of England but with a frequent requirement to be based in Leeds.
Salary offering between £47,616-£55,552 per annum plus benefits.
Role Purpose:
Manage the delivery or control of large and complex programmes of work, working with senior internal/external stakeholders and partners to ensure delivery against project needs and objectives.
Responsible for supporting the day to day management of Rail Services Agreements.

Accountable for supporting the effective management of one or more passenger rail service operators in the UK. To achieve this by creating a working environment where the TOCs are motivated to deliver the required outcomes; holding them to account where this does not happen.
You will be expected to ensure all work and outputs are executed to meet the requirements of relevant business strategies.
Key competencies for this role will see the ideal candidate being proactive in nature, a capable communicator and an enthusiastic team-member with an ability to prioritise tasks and manage own workloads to meet the demands of varying stakeholders.

Qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience:
Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience.
Professional qualification, chartered status or equivalent experience.

Skills and Experience
Substantial knowledge of the transport industry with deep specialist knowledge in rail franchise service area.
Evidence of rail industry commercial environment and ability to develop credible relationships with industry leaders at executive level.
Demonstrable experience of leading large and complex programmes of work.
Experience in developing and evaluating business cases for major commercial changes.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders, partners and senior colleagues.
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.