Senior Commercial Officer

Senior Commercial Officer

Job Title: Senior Commercial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896052_1562768869
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2019 15:27

Job Description

Are you at Commercial Officer level and looking for the next step in your career? Our client is a global supplier of high-integrity products used within mission and safety critical environments, and they are seeking a Senior Commercial Officer to actively support the winning and delivery of profitable business and provide advice, support and governance to the business at all levels by ensuring the company contracts with suppliers and customers on excellent terms.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

Support contract formalisation including Long Term Agreements - developing, issuing and negotiating contracts with customers and suppliers
Support the preparation and timely submission of bids and proposals ensuring commercial integrity and compliance with all applicable policies, processes and legislation with specific responsibility for responding and leading the commercial aspects
Process requests for customer or supplier contract variations via the use of a change control process; create letters or formal documentation for contract termination, extension and remediation
Support major sub-contracts and/or commercial aspects of proposals and contracts at internal bid reviews and contract launches, to all levels of seniority, ensuring that the contractual obligations are known, understood and are being addressed
Assist with the identification of contractual risk, develop and implement effective mitigation strategies and actions and report the risk and progress with mitigation strategies internally
Support the drafting, review and negotiation of agreements including, but not limited to NDAs/PIAs, MoUs, LTAs, Sub-contracts, Supplier Agreements and customer Agreements.
Effective day-to-day management of LTAs, sub-contracts and customer contracts and agreements, including liaison and relationship management on contractual matters including claims.
Database management uploading documents, creating new records for contracts and services and calculating VoP
Liaison with the Export Control teams to ensure compliance with regulation
Some overseas travel may be required.

Qualifications / Experience

Degree educated or equivalent in a business or legal related subject is essential.
Post-graduation certifications (such as CIPS or IACCM) desirable but not essential
CV proven experience in the defence or a related technology industry
International experience is desirable

Job Title:Senior Commercial Officer
Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:896052


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.