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Portfolio Commercial Manager

Job Introduction

We have an exciting opportunity for a Portfolio Commercial Manager to join our Member Experience, Digital and Data team based in Leeds!

As our Portfolio Commercial Manager, you will be joining a proactive and determined Change team with a +/- £20 million Change Portfolio that consists of business critical and forward-thinking projects.

You will be working closely with our Legal and Procurement teams to shape the delivery of these projects and champion commerciality through strategic sourcing practises. You will be accountable for the portfolio’s budgets, overhead and expenditure to optimise performance at every opportunity.

By leading the development of robust controls and processes related to spend, this role will drive cost saving initiatives to promote the long-term sustainability of the Portfolio and MPS.

This a hybrid role with a blend of home and office-based working. As MPS colleagues are spread across the UK, we utilise technology to facilitate our roles with occasional travel to our offices in Leeds or London and as such, strong stakeholder management and communication skills are vital to provide sight over the portfolio.

Role Responsibility

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of management reporting to assist in the efficient running of commercial processes and actively identify and remove bottle necks to the process
  • Provide the internal delivery teams with guidance and compliance oversight to all IT spend other than internal resource costs
  • Communicating and linking vendor management outputs across the MEDD division through effective reporting
  • Support effective and robust supply chain due diligence and governance and its implementation
  • Maintain a strong culture of compliance across all vendor facing and commercial processes, challenging if required to ensure processes are followed across the team
  • Enhance business engagement for divisions linked to the MEDD Team for adherence to the Procurement Prioritisation Process and Policy

The Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills to liaise with stakeholders at varying levels
  • Ability to engage and challenge at all levels; strong influencing skills coupled with tenacity and resilience
  • Detailed understanding of procurement processes and procedures
  • Experience of developing and maintaining procurement and financial data
  • Knowledge of procurement practice, supplier and contract management

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, and we encourage you to apply even if you feel you do not match 100% of the technical requirements.  We celebrate diversity, promote inclusivity and strive to create a work environment which ensures everyone can be heard.

Package Description

  • Up to 15% discretionary annual bonus
  • 11% pension contribution (3% from you, 8% from us – optional additional matched 3% contributions, e.g. 6% from you, 11% from us)
  • 25 days annual leave plus flexible bank holidays (option to buy/sell additional 5 days)
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • 6x salary death in service
  • A personal GP service enabling you to get a video consultation with a NHS-registered private GP
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A range of shopping discounts from major high-street retailers

About the Company

Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world’s leading protection organisation for Doctors, Dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of almost 300,000 Members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.

We are a not-for-profit organisation, meaning our Members’ premiums are either invested into bettering the organisation, its employees and our products, or kept safe should our Members require support for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.

Our philosophy is to support safe practice in medicine and dentistry by helping to avert problems in the first place. We also actively campaign for regulatory and legal reforms that benefit Members and the wider healthcare professions.

To do this, we need colleagues who are trusted and supported to deliver their best work, whether that be through leadership development, fully-funded training courses or peer-to-peer support. We want our colleagues to feel empowered enough to deliver positive change, display ambition to push themselves and are determined when faced with a challenge, whilst ensuring our Member’s best interests are at the core.


Next Steps

If you are interested in finding out more, looking for a new role and want to join an organisation that truly values its employees, take a look at the role profile to find out more about the role to apply.

Our Recruitment team are always on hand should you have any questions, are having any technical issues or wish to understand how MPS can support you with your application and interview. You can contact Recruitment by email

Medical Protection Society


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