Commercial Advisor

Posted 4 weeks ago by Marita Ellberg
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Job Description

We are now looking for a Commercial Advisor to further strengthen the team working mainly with business investigations that needs to be done in order to roll out the Payments solution. Team members are experts in payment and negotiation with suppliers on a global basis.

Work tasks

As a Commercial Advisor in Business Tech you will be in the center of the action where product meets business. You will be working closely with Product Owners, development teams and other stakeholders, helping to make sure that the product development is in line with the business need. The Commercial Advisor shall together with Product Owner drive Contract Lifecycle Management from strategy to procurement to end of life. The Commercial Advisor believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, safety, and trust. Working with a focus on value creation, growth and serving customers with full ownership and accountability. Delivering exceptional customer and business results.

The work tasks include:

·       Lead and support the contract lifecycle

·       Lead and support commercial discussions and contract issues with vendors

·       Lead RFI/RFP process and work closely with different Business Tech teams

·       Ensure good relations with our vendors

·       Negotiate contract changes with existing vendors

·       Write and interpret contracts

·       Support delivery responsible with vendor follow-up

·       Play an important role in decision forums

·       Head internal training sessions regarding existing contracts


Technical Competences

    Mandatory requirements, both competence and tools:

·       Strong analytical skills.

·       Ability to gather, analyse and understand customer and business needs

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Minimum 5 years of IT purchasing or contract management

·       Several years’ experience of leading negotiations

·       Substantial experience of writing and interpreting contracts

 Qualifying requirements:

·       Experience in Agile software development practices

·       Experience in Payment area

Personal Competences

·       We have an Agile WoW and organisation is new, so a flexible mindset is important. We are on a journey and all questions cannot be answered about wow etc.

·       Honest and transparent communication when in agreement and not in agreement

·       Enjoy being a part of a team

·       Open minded

·       Problem oriented

·       Social and open

·       Ambitious team player full of drive and optimism