IT Commercial Manager

IT Commercial Manager

The Opportunity

At Leonardo, we have a fantastic new opportunity for an IT Commercial Manager. Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,000 employees, of which 7,000 are based in the UK.

This role is a fantastic opportunity to join the new IT team and be part of the transformational journey to become an industry leader in delivering digital capability. This role will be responsible for developing commercial relationships and contracts with key partners and suppliers to enhance the IT sourcing model and provide procurement and commercial support for complex engineering tools. You will have a key role in defining and negotiating the IT commercial model across the UK budiness.

What You’ll Get

  • Flexible working We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life through flexible hours and part time options
  • Custom working The role may be a mixture of home based and onsite
  • Flexible benefits Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them. Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and wellbeing options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.
  • Network groups To demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion we have network groups for
  • Carers (employees who care for someone who is either older, disabled or seriously ill)
  • Enable (supporting people with disabilities)
  • Equalise (development of a gender balanced workforce)
  • Pride (promoting equality for all LGBTQ+ individuals)
  • We also work in partnership with AFBE (Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers).
  • Training Free access to Coursera which provides more than 4,000 online courses
  • Continuous Learning You will be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring
  • Investors in People We are proud recipients of the Investors in People Silver Award
  • Employee Assistance Programme Providing free and confidential mental health support
  • Annual leave We offer 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays and 8 flexi days

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What you will do

  • Manage IT suppliers and help develop the strategic sourcing model
  • Manage the suppliers to ensure they deliver to contract
  • Lead the supplier management via Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Develop and enhance the IT sourcing contracts·Plan and co-ordinate Engineering licence maintenance and subscriptions
  • Develop effective relationships with key business stakeholders to deliver their software licencing requirements and to promote their awareness of the sourcing process·
  • Co-ordinate IT procurement activities
  • Contribute to Digital innovation development and delivery
  • Manage the budget and forecast for IT contract baseline, hardware & software maintenance

You must be eligible for full security clearance. For more information and guidance please visit :

What we are looking for

Strong commercial acumen
Experience in contract negotiation on multi-million pound deals
A flexible and dynamic approach to work
A passion for operational excellence and process improvement
SC cleared or ability to gain SC clearance
Excellent communication skills