Commercial Officer

Commercial Officer

Job Title: Commercial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895778_1554970074
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 11, 2019 09:07

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles to the Defence and Security sectors. They are now seeking a Commercial Officer for their site in South Wales. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

You will be managing, with limited guidance, the execution of low to medium risk contracts or a portfolio of low risk contracts. You will also provide commercial and contractual advice and guidance to the business units and other commercial employees, and review, negotiate and conclude a range of agreements, including customer and supplier agreements, non-disclosure agreements, loan agreements.

As Commercial Officer, your main responsibilities will include:

Bookings of allocated contracts and audit trail recording
Inputs into information systems, database logs and company intranet
Review of terms and conditions of new contracts and contract changes and new contracts customer purchase orders, consultancy agreements, software licenses to identify risk and non-compliance to company policy
Instruction of/ creation of loan agreement preparation and compliance with company procedures
Review and negotiate supplier terms and conditions to identify and minimise risk and non-compliance to company policy on medium to low risk contracts
Flow down of appropriate customer contract terms to subcontractors
Instruction of/ creation of NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreement) preparation
Support functional and business initiatives
Provides milestone planning to generate positive cash flow and appropriate contract cover
Work alongside and support the business area including Programme Managers, Finance and Engineering teams.
Develop and maintain a good working relationship with internal departments, customers and/ or subcontractors.
Attend internal and external meetings and provide day-to-day communication with the customer and sub-contractors.
Project a professional image for the Commercial function at all times.

Qualifications and Requirements

Relevant Commercial/Contract/legal experience
Typically requires degree level education and some experience, or equivalent.
A reasonable working knowledge of terms and conditions, contracts and other commercial documentation
Good awareness of commercial and contract management processes and procedures with an ability to generate audit trails and present approvals to senior management
IT literacy - adept at using in-house Contracts Management system, as well as standard office software packages
Ability to build relationships with customers and/ or subcontractors to discuss and resolve general issues
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
Good analytical & problem-solving skills

Job Title:Commercial Officer
Location:Newport, South Wales
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895778

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 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.