Commercial Manager
Dimension Data
Johannesburg, South Africa
12d ago

Commercial Manager

Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?

If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 47 countries and more than 28 000 employees.

You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era.

You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.

You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success.

You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions.Great talent. Great teams.

Great work. Great opportunities.

Want to be part of our team?

This role is a specialist role in Dimension Data’s Group Services business, contributing to the development of both standard managed service offerings and customised client opportunities.

Dimension Data is currently transforming its managed services business and the Commercial Management function is key to that journey.

This is a global role and interacts with a broad range of stakeholders across the organisation, including Product Management, Operations, Finance, IT, Tax, Legal and other commercial specialists across all Dimension Data's regions.

The Commercial Manager is primarily responsible for creating commercial solutions for managed services products / offering (covering pricing, costing and commercial conditions).

The role also supports regional commercial specialists when clients require customised services or commercial arrangements relating to centrally provided services products / offerings

What you'll be doing

Provide commercial solutions for services products. This includes :

  • Developing and managing commercial governance and policies for Group Service offers, including transfer pricing, foreign exchange and cost recovery mechanisms
  • Documenting the commercial approach for products and identifying contractual and transactional requirements
  • Addressing commercial risks in service offers
  • Contributing to the development or enhancement of group wide commercial knowledge eg : policies, processes & tools / systems and costing and pricing methodologies
  • Develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders, including Finance, Tax, Legal, Product Management and Service Delivery
  • Skills, Experience and Qualifications :

    Required :

  • Tertiary education (Bachelor degree) in business, accounting, commerce
  • Proven commercial experience in a similar role in IT services (regional and / or global role)
  • A good understanding of a range of IT products and services offerings, including cloud-based solutions
  • Detailed understanding of various costing and pricing methodologies and experience in developing appropriate cost recovery models
  • Experience with commercial contracts involving international transactions.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills Proven experience in commercial architecture, investment analysis and financial management
  • Highly desirable :

  • Knowledge of Dimension Data service offerings
  • Experience with SAFe or Agile ways of working
  • Competencies :

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure without compromising the quality and accuracy of work
  • Comfortable with some ambiguity in assigned tasks
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with a variety of teams and to develop and maintain solid stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Good business acumen with an analytical, and numerical way of thinking
  • What would make you a good fit for this role?

    Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.

    Diversity in Dimension Data

    Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.

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