Are you looking for an exciting and varied role at the heart of HM Treasury’s operations? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
The Commercial team sit within HM Treasury and lead on all major HMT contracts, as well as leading on the delivery of sustainability savings. We are a source of expertise to the wider department and act as a point of escalation to resolve any commercial issues.
We are looking for a person with the skills and motivation to engage positively with all our suppliers, get the best value out of our contracts and work closely and collaboratively with our partners at all levels. You’ll have the confidence to work without close supervision, and you’ll be encouraged to develop your own style and approach.
The team has oversight of over 40 contracts, providing a wide spectrum of services. Your commercial expertise will help design the department’s strategy for service delivery. No two days are the same in this role, so you’ll need to be flexible and committed, and not afraid of surprises!
Our ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude and proactive approach. You will be expected to:
Your personal drive will ensure that you can work unsupervised whilst having great team working skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills are also critical. A Contract Management qualification such as CIPS or IACCM would be an advantage in this role but is not essential.
Hours of work
This post is available on a full time, part time or job share basis, and flexible working hours can be accommodated.
The working hours of this post are 42 per week (including meal breaks of 1 hour a day) unless you have a legacy agreement as an existing Civil Servant.
Flexible working arrangements
HM Treasury views flexible working as essential in enabling us to recruit and retain talented people, ensuring that they are able to enjoy a long-lasting career with us. All employees have the right to apply for flexible working and there are a range of options available including; working from home, compressed hours and job sharing. Additionally, we operate flexitime systems, allowing employees to take up to an additional 2 days off each month, providing you work enough hours to meet business need.
We also offer a generous maternity/ paternity and adoption leave package.
At HM Treasury we have an incredibly broad remit; our work touches every citizen of the country. So, it’s important our employees come from the widest possible range of backgrounds, bringing us the widest possible range of perspectives and ways of thinking. We are committed to ensuring that all staff are able to realise their potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.
A range of active staff networks, based around interests (e.g. analysts, music society, sports and social club) and diversity (e.g. women in the Treasury, ethnic minority network, LGBT* network, faith and belief network)
Our recruitment process is underpinned by the principle of recruitment based on fair and open competition with decisions made on the basis of merit, as outlined in the Civil Service Commissioners’ Recruitment Principles. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with these principles and you wish to make a complaint, you should in the first instance contact HMT by email.
If you are not satisfied with the response you receive, you can contact the Civil Service Commission, which regulates all Civil Service recruitment.