Senior Adviser, Timber Sales

Job Title: Senior Adviser, Timber Sales
Location: Unknown
Salary: £33,424 - £36,559
Reference: 201731
Job Published: October 03, 2019 10:48

Job Description

Senior Adviser, Timber Sales


•    Location: Flexible within Wales

•    Grade & Salary: 6 - £33,424 - £36,559

•    Post number: 201731

•    Type of contract: Permanent

•    Work pattern: 37 hours


National Resources Wales are seeking a senior adviser for timber sales and it's open to marketers.





  • Civil Service pension
  • 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, 
  • Flexible working options
  • Occupational health including counselling, advisory services, eye care, tax free childcare and salary sacrifice schemes.


Role Purpose:


  • Provide specialist commercial advice as the ‘Timber Sales Expert’ to Timber Sales staff based on interpretation of the regulations and rules, case law and precedents. 
  • Assist the Sales and Marketing Team Leader to develop and deliver the NRW Enterprise Plan and deliver best practice in Timber Sales and contract management across NRW. 
  • Coordinate develop, deliver and enable the implementation of processes and tools to support the efficient and integrated progression of business within a robust, flexible and EU-compliant Timber Sales and commercial governance framework. 
  • Contribute to the development of NRW corporate policy and governance and monitor and advise on effective implementation in the business.
  • Responsible for ensuring commercial guidance, policies and templates meet EU, UK, WG and NRW requirements through interpretation of highly complex and detailed documentation taking a risk-based approach and rolling these out across the team and the wider organisation.          


Qualifications and Skills:




  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (Full Membership or nearing completion) Chartered Institute of Marketing (Full Membership or nearing completion), or acceptable alternative. 
  • A willingness to study is essential




  • Demonstrable experience of input into a commercial function at a senior level in a diverse public or private sector organisation.
  • Expert understanding of procurement / commercial concepts, governance and techniques, to practitioner level, and maintenance of this through a wide range of interests and peer group interaction.
  • Astute customer focus, ensuring that customer needs are balanced with the requirements of the NRW commercial governance framework.
  • Substantial experience as a practitioner in the application of commercial knowledge and the specific requirements of the post.
  • Evidence of supporting commercial audit-based activities.
  • Transferrable experience of delivering business objectives, preferably those involving sustainable development and/or commercial.
  • Experience of working within a governance framework.


Closing date: 11th October 2019

Interviews to take place when/where: Week commencing 21st October 2019 (Location TBC) 


Please note, you must have the right to work in the UK in order to be eligible for this position