Senior Commercial Officer

Senior Commercial Officer

Job Title: Senior Commercial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895475_1547125308
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2019 13:01

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 Senior 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 the execution of high and medium risk contracts, providing commercial and contractual advice and guidance to the company business units, and managing license agreements.

As Senior Commercial Officer, your main responsibilities will include:

Management of aspects of major customer contracts
Drafting Contracts and other commercial documentation (e.g. NDA, loan agreements teaming agreements, confidentiality agreements and licences)
Review and negotiate subcontractor terms and conditions to identify and minimise risk and non-compliance to company policy on medium to higher risk contracts
Liaise with customers and/ or subcontractors to discuss and resolve commercial issues (including claims & disputes) on those allocated contracts and support Commercial Officers in resolution of small claims/disputes.
Act as point of contact with the customer for all commercial and contractual matters

Qualifications and Requirements

Commercial / Contract experience preferably within UK Defence
Typically requires degree level education, and a wide range of relevant experience, or equivalent
Contract management and customer relationship management experience
Negotiation experience
Good working knowledge of terms and conditions and contractual law
A reasonable working knowledge of drafting of tenders, contracts and other commercial documentation
Working knowledge of intellectual property and IP protection in a commercial environment
Knowledge of finance processes
IT literacy - adept at using in-house Contracts Management system, as well as standard office software packages
Experience of software license terms and agreements
Ability to build relationships with customers and/ or subcontractors to discuss and resolve general issues
Ability to be flexible to work in a highly dynamic, pressured environment
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
Good analytical & problem-solving skills

Job Title:Senior Commercial Officer
Location:Newport, South Wales
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895475

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.