Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896377_1572613993
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 01, 2019 13:13

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. As a design and manufacturing specialist, the client has the capability to take an idea, develop the design, build and manufacture the product. 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.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Commercial Manager to provide support to complex strategic projects in the Naval Marine Commercial Team within the Marine Sector.

As Commercial Manager your tasks and responsibilities will include:

Act as a focal point of customer contact with regard to Prime Contract commercial issues.
Conduct Prime Contract terms and conditions review and negotiation process with regard to acceptability and compliance
Tendering, negotiation and through life management of Prime Contracts.
Provide commercial input to development of Business Unit Strategy and translate into Commercial Strategy and plans.
Provide support to the Supply Chain function for tendering and contract negotiations.
Negotiate major Contracts and resolve major claims both for and against the Company.
Provide support to labour estimating and planning, proposals management, risk management and pipeline management

Qualifications / Experience

You will need to have extensive practical and managerial experience in all aspects of the contract lifecycle, ideally with excellent knowledge/understanding of Ministry of Defence procurement process and Terms & Conditions.
You will be degree qualified or equivalent experience in a commercial / legal or related role, ideally in the defence industry.
A self-motivator with excellent analytical skills, good leadership and good organisational skills
Has the confidence to make decisions and recommendations based on the information they have or in consultation with others
Has the confidence to provide commercial direction to others to shape strategy
Effectively manages conflicting priorities within own role, adapting to changes in workload or business priorities
Consistently demonstrates compliance with company processes and practices and supports others to do so
An understanding an experience of full bid phase
Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and organisational skills

Job Title:Commercial Manager
Salary:Competitive + Flexitime + Corporate Benefits
Location:Devonport, Plymouth, Devon
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:896377


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.