Senior Commercial Officer

Senior Commercial Officer

Job Title: Senior Commercial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895477_1547126500
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2019 13:21

Job Description

Our client is a leading aerospace, avionics, and defence engineering company in the UK, designing and manufacturing projects for such clients as the UK MOD for military and civil purposes for the last 80 years.

We are looking for a Senior Commercial Officer you will be providing support to the supply chain function of the business. You will play a key role in ensuring EBITA growth and providing win/win solutions through innovation and commercial excellence. This a high-profile position within the Commercial team, which has been created to work alongside and support the growing Procurement and Supply Chain function.

As Senior Commercial Officer your main responsibilities will include:

Supporting the supply chain with (and where appropriate leading) contract negotiations.
Providing advice to the supply chain personnel with regards to contractual positions
Ensuring that contracts are signed and approved in line with company procedures.
Supporting the Commercial Manger with (and where appropriate leading) commercial claims (either submitted to the supply base or received from the supply base)
Supporting new policies and procedures to put them in place
Ensuring that header contract provisions are flown down to suppliers.
Ensuring that existing contracts are fit for purpose and highlighting areas which require amendment.
Providing best fit agreements to the procurement team.
Reviewing terms and conditions received from the supplier.
Providing battle of the form guidance to the procurement team.
Ensuring any contractual change is managed appropriately.

Qualifications and Requirements

Degree or equivalent qualification in Law or Business, or equivalent relevant experience
Broad Contract Law knowledge.
Experience of working within the Aerospace, Defence, Engineering or Manufacturing industry.
An understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations is highly desirable.
Experience of managing and advising on commercial and business risk.
International commercial awareness
US DoD contracts knowledge would be an advantage.

Job Title:Senior Commercial Officer
Salary:Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Location:Wimborne, Dorset
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:895477


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.

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