Assistant Commercial Manager

Assistant Commercial Manager

Job Title: Assistant Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895926_1559568193
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2019 14:23

Job Description

Our client is a leading aerospace, avionics, and defence engineering company in the UK, designing and manufacturing projects for such clients as the UK MOD for military and civil purposes for the last 80 years.

We are looking for an Assistant Commercial Manager to work on projects and contracts supporting pilot and aircrew training. If you are at Senior Commercial Officer level this would be a great next step for you.
You will ensure that the Company's business objectives are met whilst maintaining the required commercial governance and to co-ordinate commercial activities effectively.

Although based in Bournemouth, there will be some occasional travel throughout the UK.

As Assistant Commercial Manager your main responsibilities will include:

Identify risk and develop risk mitigation plans relating to the commercial aspects of the full lifecycle of a programme
Leading negotiations on pricing and contractual Terms and Conditions with new and existing customers, minimising liability for the Company, and maximising profit and cash
Liaising with stakeholders within the Business and customers during the preparation of bids and quotations to ensure a timely response to enquiries
Representing the Function in Company Tender Vetting and Contract Acceptance approvals
Identifying and addressing contract changes, and settling all liability issues affecting operations, as they arise
Summarising key Terms and Conditions, risk and reward for presentation to broader audiences

Qualifications and Requirements

Degree calibre or equivalent relevant experience
Proven relevant experience gained in a commercial discipline in a high-tech industry, ideally within the aerospace and or defence in a support service sector
Knowledge of the contract development process, contract terms and conditions is a prerequisite for this role
Demonstrates collaborative working behaviours and good interpersonal skills
Experience of UK MoD and export contracting is ideal
A recognised commercial qualification (Desirable)
A minimum of 2+ years' experience in a similar role is essential
Experience managing commercial risk.

Job Title:Assistant Commercial Manager
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Bournemouth, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895926


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 Nationals. Applicants who meet this 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.