Senior Commercial Officer

Senior Commercial Officer

Job Title: Senior Commercial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896589_1584438091
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2020 09:41

Job Description

Do you have experience of working in a Commercial role and seeking an exciting new opportunity in the defence industry?

My client is a leading developer of mission and safety critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industry, who support military and civil aerospace customers by providing innovative electronic solutions.

Key Responsibilities

*Support the timely submission of bids and proposals ensuring commercial integrity
*Contract formalisation; creating and issuing contracts to send to providers for signature after tender award and formal acceptance stage (obtaining and checking approvals)
*Process requests for contract variations via the use of a change control process; create letters or formal documentation for contract termination, extension and remediation.
*Present 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 commercial risk, develop and implement effective mitigation strategies and actions and report the risk and progress with mitigation strategies internally
*Support drafting and review of agreements including, but not limited to NDAs/PIAs, MoUs, LTAs, Agency Agreements, PDS, Teaming Agreements
*Effective day-to-day management of contracts, including customer liaison and customer relationship management on contractual matters
*Support the development and negotiation of flow down terms and conditions to Suppliers
*Database management uploading documents, creating new records for contracts and services and calculating payments
*Liaison with the Export Control teams to ensure compliance with regulation

Key Skills & Experiences

*Experience in a similar procurement or commercial role
*Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence others
*Bid Management or experience of submitting bids and proposals
*Excellent communication skills and customer relationship management
*Prior experience in the defence industry would be an advantage

Senior Commercial Officer
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Negotiation, Contracts, Bid Management, Proposals, Tenders, Supply Chain, Risk, Customer Relationship Management, Defence, Military, Aerospace, Maritime, Engineering, Manufacturing,

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a widely recognised company in the defence industry who are committed to career development and are involved in a variety of projects across multiple domains.

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 British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criterion 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 several 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 role is a permanent position.