Assistant Commercial Manager

Assistant Commercial Manager

Job Title: Assistant Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896209_1571824526
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 23, 2019 10:55

Job Description

Our client is a national market leader in the fields of marine defence and nuclear engineering and enjoys the backing of a large international group. They are well respected within their specialised industries and present interesting challenges to meet specific cutting-edge design requirements. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

As Assistant Commercial Manager you will be supporting the marine defence programme, and you will be responsible for the commercial input to major bids for new business including international opportunities, and the management of commercial relationships and contracts with customers and suppliers to ensure the commercial and financial interests of the company are optimised, whilst delivering or exceeding the businesses objectives.

This role will be based in Bristol, with occasional trips to other sites. Pre and Post contract experience is preferred.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

Your responsibilities will include:

The commercial management of existing contracts, their associated risks and contract changes to ensure they are understood and adequately administered
Bidding, pricing evaluation, negotiation of terms and conditions, development and implementation of negotiation strategies, approvals management and the management and development of other members of the commercial team
To provide support and guidance to the business regarding pricing, contractual terms and conditions, agreements, risk, governance and other commercial issues.
To support the commercial, project management and tendering teams at the Bristol office as agreed and support the applicable approvals processes
Act as the local commercial point of contact for various internal and external stakeholders
To participate in and assure new business opportunities through the completion of commercial tendering and approval processes
To assist and assure the Project Management function with respect to contract management including project control, variations, risk management, milestones and financial progress.
To support the Supply Chain function in the generation of commercial arrangements with partners and suppliers.
To lead commercial discussions and negotiations with customers and support the Supply Chain function, in strategic procurement activities.
To provide general management and contractual information, and assist with resource forecasts and costings, to ensure they are properly constructed and achieved. To ensure an accurate audit trail of commercial decisions is maintained and commercial administration is kept up to date

Your skills and experience need to include:

Tendering / Approvals / Estimating
Risk Management
Contract Law and its practical application
Contract negotiation / drafting / administration / management / Contract cost control / reporting
Variation control
Claims and disputes
Contracts of supply and sale
Ideally, working knowledge of trade controls and ITAR
International contracts of supply and sale
Regulatory controls and governance
Risk management
Skilled in Excel, the use of cost models, Power-point and Word

Job Title:Assistant Commercial Manager
Salary:DOE + Excellent benefits and allowances
Location:Bristol, South-West
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:896209


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.