Principle Commercial Officer

Principle Commercial Officer

Job Title: Principle Commercial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Reference: 895564_1549453176
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2019 11:39

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a business/legal professional to join an active, involved and motivated Commercial Team, in a Directorate committed to delivering Defence Capability to the UK Armed Forces and other International Governments.

If you are ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Commercial professional and play a part in driving effective performance of commercial activities across a portfolio of major contracts with the UK and International customers

The successful candidate will become part of a company officially ranked in the Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies to work for, deliver Programmes to a multitude of Customers within the Domestic, European and Worldwide markets. And be given the opportunity to work with and/or engage Senior Directorate management in implementing and delivering Product strategy across the Product Lifecycle.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

Work with the Business Winning Managers and multi-functional teams, to produce medium to high value /risk/complexity credible bids that meet strict deadlines for submission to a Customer.
Drafting, negotiating and agreeing on standard contracts and contract amendments within agreed guidance and policy instructions and supporting the drafting of more complex arrangements and liaising with procurement to ensure the proper flow down of terms and conditions to the supply chain
Prepare, review and negotiate all manner of Agreements
Ensuring Contractual obligations are communicated, understood, and fulfilled
Ensure the company is protecting, exploiting and acting correctly in relation to Intellectual property, export control, and other statutory matters
Drafting, writing and responding to day to day communication from Customers. Providing detailed commercial advice to the Customer and may lead in Customer meetings. Takes ownership of commercial customer relationships
Responsible for commercial risk assessment and effective commercial risk management of a contract. Make decisions to mitigate or avert risks
Providing expert commercial advice to Project Managers and other stakeholders in an integrated business delivery structure
Has an understanding of Export Control issues

You will have the following experience

Experience and understanding of Terms and Conditions including the legal connotations associated so any legal training/background/ experience is an advantage but not essential
Experience of producing medium to high value/risk/complexity bids/proposal and successfully concluding appropriate contracts.
Experience in dealing with the UK Ministry of Defence and/or other Government bodies/Industrial Organisations.
Effective influencing and team working skills to steer internal and external discussions towards pricing strategies, terms, and conditions that are both sustainable and viable for both company and the customer.
Experienced in a range of commercial or business-related issues and skills including contract management skills throughout the contract lifecycle

Title: Principal Commercial Officer
Pay Rate and Bens: £38,000 to £44,000 plus bonus and benefits
Location: Stevenage

Key Skills: Business Skills, Commercial Acumen, Negotiation, T&C's, Contracts, Law, Contract law, MOU, Formal Agreements, Defence, Military, Aerospace

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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