Commercial Officer

Commercial Officer

Job Title: Commercial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wincanton, Somerset
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896113_1564490013
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2019 13:33

Job Description

Our client provides mission-critical solutions for a more secure world, with activity in defence, space, energy and intelligence & security. Following the win of several major programs, they are now looking to strengthen their commercial team with an opportunity for a Commercial Officer at their site in Somerset.

We currently have an opportunity for a Commercial Officer, based in Wincanton, Somerset.

As Commercial Officer, you will evaluate and prepare responses to various customers' enquiries including review of customer terms and conditions and advise internal stakeholders on the associated contractual and commercial aspects and risks. You will liaise with new and current customers during the bid and contract phase.
Reporting to the Commercial Manager, and working closely with resourcing, sales, project control and financial teams, you will be responsible for managing the contractual relationships with both customers and suppliers across a variety of projects.
You will have a good understanding of commercial best practice and be able to confidently manage the commercial contracts process from cradle to grave. You will provide commercial input for tenders, assist with the preparation of ITTs for our supply chain, prepare and negotiate contracts and other contractual agreements across the business.
You will also draft, review and negotiate contract documentation and agreements such as Confidentiality Agreements, Teaming Agreements, Letters of Intent, Frame Contracts, Change Notes, Standard Terms and MOUs, with both UK and overseas Customers, as well as with supply chain partners.

The following Qualifications and Skills are required:

Business or Law degree or equivalent relevant experience is desirable
CIPS and IACCM membership is desirable
Contract Management experience
Vendor Management experience
Risk Management experience
Previous exposure to import/export controls, ITAR and EAR
Demonstrable prior experience in a similar position within the public and private sector
Accustomed to working with MoD stakeholders, Defence Primes, SMEs and Academia
Excellent written and verbal skills
Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
Proven team player
Confident self-starter
Willing to travel to support the needs of the business as and when required
Numerate and strong attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Strong negotiation skills

Job Title:Commercial Officer
Location:Wincanton, Somerset
Job ID:896113


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.