Senior Commercial Manager

  1. Full Time
  2. Finance
Posting date:23 Jul, 2020
Senior Commercial Manager

Location: Newbury (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)


COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.

Vodafone UK Business are revolutionising how customers use technology and connectivity, ensuring they are ready for today and the digital innovation of tomorrow.  
What will you be doing? 
The Commercial Management team performs a crucial role in supporting the sales and delivery activities across the entire Vodafone UK Business. The team is responsible for all pre-sales bid support and in-life contract management, along with identifying and executing revenue and margin improvement initiatives across existing accounts through dedicated contract managers and a specialist Margin Max team.

As the leader of Commercial Management, you will be a key member of the Commercial Marketing Leadership team. You will be responsible for developing and leading the commercial strategy to retain and grow existing customer accounts, as well as increase the conversion rate of new business acquisition, accountable for striking the right balance between volume and value to hit revenue and margin growth KPIs. You will have exceptional influencing skills and a strong presence that can lead C suite presentations to customers and deliver complete and compelling governance reviews to the executive leadership team. The successful candidate will be driving continual improvement across the department by leading the adoption of data led decision making and automating repetitive tasks to increase response time and create additional capacity within the team.

This is a challenging role in an incredibly fast paced environment that will require both strength of character and a calm head. An eye for detail and a creative mind are required to challenge how things are done, consider different perspectives and deliver the very best support to the company, our customers and your direct reports. These requirements demand only the very best leaders who have a vision to deliver unsurpassed commercial support, with the experience and personality to be credible and successful in this role.


Who are we looking for?  

  • Must be an experienced leader within Commercial Management activity
  • IACCM certification is preferred
  • Considerable commercial practice in a range of pre-sales environments
  • Experience of in-life management issues and managing contractual obligations
  • Exceptional communication and influencing expertise up to C-suite, internally and externally
  • Demonstrable expertise and success in driving business process change across all disciplines
  • A clear understanding of complex commercial modelling and the use of data to drive decision making and automation



What’s in it for you?
An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.




Posting End Date: 28th August 2020

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