Commercial Lead for Urban Broadband Delivery
Contract value:£51,000 – £100,000. Our client is currently recruiting for a Commercial Lead to work on their Urban Broadband Delivery Project.
Reference number: CIPHERP00017
Contract value:£51,000 – £100,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out: London
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No
Name of the buying organisation: Capita Resourcing
Description of the contract
Background Our client is currently recruiting for a Commercial Lead to work on their Urban Broadband Delivery Project. You will be responsible for advising on suitable commercial approaches and advising on suitable commercial models. The base location for this role is London but you will be expected to travel to various UK locations to visit client sites. The role is to start asap and initially until January 2013. Main Duties/ Responsibilities • Working to the Urban Broadband Fund (UBF) Project Lead • Working with the 10 Winning UBF Round 1 cities to help them develop their final UBF Bids so that they are commercially robust in delivery terms. • This will involve spending time with each of the cities to gain an understanding in detail of their plans for super connectivity, the local circumstances pertaining in each city and then providing them with tailored advice on deliverable solutions. • Development of a commercial model for the delivery of UBF Round 2. This will include drawing together the lessons from Round 1 and overseeing the development of detailed guidance for Round 2 cities on potential commercial delivery routes. • Assisting in evaluation of final bids from a commercial and financial perspective. • Presenting at UBF Project Board on relevant issues, briefing senior stakeholders as required. Outputs/ Deliverables to be achieved • Bespoke commercial advice to each of the UBF Round 1 cities on how best to deliver the vision set out in their Outline Proposal and to reflect this in their final bid to DCMS on 3 August. • Development of a commercial model to help inform UBF Round 2 bidding cities. Skills/ Experience Required • Experience of commercial issues in the telecommunications industry is essential • Awareness of government approaches to contracting and commercial positions • Experience of dealing with local authorities is desirable. You must have the gravitas to be seen by local authorities as a suitably empowered commercial representative.
Classification of the contract
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Contract type: Services – Unspecified
Estimated length of contract: 160 Days