Commercial Business Partner

Allegis Group
50000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + Bonus
18 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time


Allegis Group is the fourth largest staffing company in the world and is headquartered in Baltimore, USA. It consists of a number of specialist operating companies that serve a wide variety of industries. The Allegis Group team work with clients across the world and includes more than 12,000 employees in over 400 offices. There are many unique elements to the Company that enable us to differentiate ourselves from our competitors. Our experience and expertise means we're able to build solid relationships with clients who value our involvement in helping them solve their business challenges. The Company was established in 1983 and as well as being the largest privately owned staffing company in the world, we consistently outperform our competitors and have a reputation of always delivering on our promises.

Allegis Group EMEA Region is focused on four brands Aerotek, Aston Carter, Talent2 and TEKsystems which enable us to offer a broad selection of staffing and services solutions across different industries. It is the fastest growing region within the Group and is currently made up of 14 offices. The EMEA Region has ambitious targets so a well-defined business strategy is in place to ensure we're in the best possible position to drive growth across our chosen markets, achieve our targets and be successful. Our aim is to drive a multiple brand strategy to grow our market share and become the staffing and services company others aspire to be.

Across all our brands we foster a strong ethos of driving quality, embedding a positive and dynamic vision for our future, achieving outstanding levels of service as well as creating career opportunities for our people that contribute to our overall success.

Core Skills, Role and Responsibilities

The primary goal of a Senior Commercial Business Partner is to support business development through working in close partnership with Senior Sales Leaders, Clients and our various Support functions.


  • Contract review and negotiation in partnership with in house Contracts Managers
  • Deal pricing and analysis
  • Contribute to tender documents and presentations
  • Assess complex risks
  • Interpretation of financial reports
  • Support or lead in decision making
  • Collaborative working with a range of personnel from Sales and Support functions
  • Liaising with key personnel from our clients to provide gold standard service
  • Pragmatic problem solving for internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify process weaknesses and drive improvements
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Financial accounting, planning, analysis, etc.
  • Able to lead, manage and empower people whether under their direct line management or not
  • Impeccable written and oral communication
  • Experience providing high standard services to customers
  • BSc/BA degree or similar further education (ideally in a Business or Finance related subject)
  • 5+ years post graduate experience in business and/or finance
  • Advanced MS Office skills (in particular Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Warm, personable and able to quickly make connections
  • Adept at communicating with a wide range of people
  • Strong leader, able to inspire and drive action
  • Able to manage a high workload with competing priorities
  • Organised and able to manage time effectively
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity
  • High level of accountability for self and work
  • Proactive
  • Adaptable
  • Fair, open and honest demeanour


  • Support in developing new products or markets
  • Participate in bids for new business
  • Strategic planning
  • Direct line management experience
  • Recruitment and people development experience
  • Experience of managing budgetary processes
  • Knowledge of the legal environment relating to recruitment and provision of services
  • Financial qualification (eg ACA or CIMA)
  • Legal qualification and/or contract law experience (eg LLB, LLM, GDL, LPC)
  • Project or Change Management experience or qualification (eg Prince 2)
  • Managing upwards
  • Conflict resolution
  • Public speaking or presenting experience
  • Ability to work well with difficult and demanding stakeholders

Allegis Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.