Finance Shared Services

Head Of Commercial Finance Supply & Partnerships - 12 month FTC

Location: Salford Quays, M5 3TT (Hybrid working)

Contract Type: Full Time


About the Role

The Head of Commercial Finance will work across all Talk Talk divisions and be integral to the development and implementation of the Fibre and New Business strategy, directly supporting the Supply & Partnerships Managing Director.

The candidate will be accountable for optimising key supplier contracts and ensuring the commercial propositions deliver the anticipated margins for the business. Finance play a key governance role in order to ensure Talk Talk can remain competitive and maintain their position as a value player in the market. Driving a focus on the cost base and monitoring the returns on specific investments will ensure the most appropriate business decisions are co-ordinated. 

About the Team 

Supply & Partnerships Group Finance are a team of finance professionals tasked with supporting the business in key strategic decisions and providing governance in all commercial activity. They are accountable for structuring the annual financial targets for the division and challenging the business when performance varies against expectation.

The team cover all financial aspects across both trading and operations including assessment of business cases, key investment valuations, monthly/annual forecasting and reviewing the month end results of the business

Role Expectations

Optimisation of Key Supplier contracts

  • You will collaborate and support with the Supply & Partnerships Managing Director and Commercial Director in co-ordinating the commitments contained within the supplier contracts, ensuring we can deliver the maximum value for the business and are able to balance out all elements effectively.

  • You will have a key influence in the structure of the contracts and will need to leverage future business and network strategies insight. 

Commercial Business Case Review

  • Involved in assessment and challenge of commercial propositions, influencing the go to market strategies to drive margin expansion and long-term value for the business.

  • Having an awareness of market competition and relevant promotions will be critical in allowing the business to react and flex the product offerings to both maintain and grow market share.

  • Collaboration and engagement across the commercial teams will also be required to ensure the optimum balance is retained.  

Migration Strategy and Technology Engagement

  • Support the legacy migration workstreams which require cross functional co-operation and co-ordination between the commercial trading and Technology business units.

  • All decisions need to consider the impacts across the Group including network savings, stop sell initiatives and target fibre penetration. 

Value Management

  • The cost base is a key factor in Talk Talk’s ability to retain its position as a value brand in the market whilst expanding internal margins.

  • Base and value management need to be at the heart of all commercial and financial decisions and a clear understanding and adoption of this technique will be required in this role including knowledge of all key influences and drivers.

Financial Modelling

  • Strong excel skills are required for this role, where you can complete financial modelling on complex and varied commercial contracts and proposals.


  • As a finance business partner, clear communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships is a necessity.

  • Exceptional presentation skills and collaboration, working alongside various levels of stakeholders, will allow you to be truly successful in the role. 

As a recognised Top 50 Inclusive Employer in the UK, we know that diversity means success and innovation. We want our workplace to reflect the communities and customer we serve. Being inclusive is part of our DNA; we are all 100% human, and we create a culture where you can truly be yourself.

We’re also not your usual 9-5. We are a dynamic workplace and we want to talk to you about how you like to work.


  • My Wellbeing

    We want you to feel good at work — and not just because you’re doing great things for our customers. We run lots of wellbeing initiatives throughout the year.

  • My Products

    We offer all of our people free TalkTalk Fibre, TV and Phone (you’ll be helping us make them what they are, so it’s only fair that you get to enjoy them).

  • My Flexibility

    We all lead different lives and like to work differently, so whether it's working from home or starting and finishing your day later, we’ll give you the flexibility you need to do your best work.

  • My Benefits

    Think company pension scheme, private medical insurance, income protection and life assurance, plus all sorts of other benefits designed to make your life easier.

Finance Shared Services

Head Of Commercial Finance Supply & Partnerships - 12 month FTC

Location: Salford Quays, M5 3TT

Contract Type: Full Time