Commercial Manager - Aerospace

Commercial Manager - Aerospace

Job Title: Commercial Manager - Aerospace
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895774_1554886152
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2019 09:49

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 a Commercial Manager to ensure that the company's business objectives are met whilst maintaining the required commercial governance, and to lead and co-ordinate commercial activities effectively.

As Commercial Manager your main responsibilities will include:

Leading and directing negotiations on contractual Terms and Conditions with new and existing customers, minimising liability for the Company, and maximising profit
Specific responsibility for a portfolio of contracts
Liaising with the Value Stream colleagues and customers during the preparation of bids and quotations to ensure a speedy response to enquiries likely to lead to contract award
Managing the Company Tender Vetting and Contract Acceptance approvals
Identifying and addressing contract changes, and settling all liability issues affecting operations, as they arise
Providing advice to the value stream on the best commercial practices to be adopted to achieve their business objectives
Summarising key Terms and Conditions, risk and reward for presentation to broader audiences

Qualifications and Requirements

Degree level qualification or equivalent relevant experience would be desirable
Experience of UK MoD and export contracting is ideal
Experience of managing the commercial elements of complex and challenging projects through the full development lifecycle.
Has experience of managing commercial risk
Creates an environment in which issues are recognised, accepted and resolved
Has broad business awareness enabling an appropriate contribution at a senior level
Proven relevant experience gained in a commercial discipline in a high-tech industry, ideally within the aerospace/defence/manufacturing sector
Knowledge and experience of identifying, vetting and managing Intermediaries and Advisors.
Knowledge of the contract development process, contract terms and conditions is a prerequisite for this role

Job Title:Commercial Manager - Aerospace
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Bournemouth, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895774


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.

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