This leading consultancy is seeking a Commercial Director to delivering strategic commercial direction for projects from system concept through specification, contract and procurement, design, delivery, verification and operational support on rail projects. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading a team of Commercial Analysts delivering the new and advanced services to meet the requirements of the operational businesses, will take part in the negotiations for the extension of services required, will manage requirements gathering and definition for the development and implementation of commercial activities including procurements, variations and terminations, be responsible, day to day, for the development, negotiation and agreement of change requests. Working collaboratively with internal teams to ensure that detailed operational and legal requirements are included, to ensure new or revised outsourced services are delivered in line with Best Value principles. You will have excellent written and oral skills, the ability to influence and build relationships, both internally and externally, be proficient in MS Office suite including MS Project, able to analyse complex contractual statements, able to register and understand relevant importance across wide contractual documents, ability to identify and analyse information and data to build cases and make sound commercial decisions, ability to identify core issues quickly in complex information. You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and a British Computer Society - Diploma in Business Analysis would be desirable.