Senior Commercial Officer - Marine Systems

Senior Commercial Officer - Marine Systems

Job Title: Senior Commercial Officer - Marine Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894917_1535529911
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 29, 2018 09:05

Job Description

Our client is a national market leader in the fields of marine defence and nuclear engineering and enjoys the backing of a large international group. They are well respected within their specialised industries and present interesting challenges to meet specific cutting-edge design requirements. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

As Senior Commercial Officer you will be supporting the maritime and marine systems business unit, ensuring that the financial and commercial interests and obligations of the company are optimised and completed in a timely fashion.

This role will be based in Bristol, with occasional trips to the site in Plymouth. You will need skills and experience in Tendering, Risk Management, Contract Law and its practical application, and contract administration and management.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

Your responsibilities will include:

To serve as a focal point of contact for customers regarding contractual matters by establishing and managing good customer relationships and communications.
To provide support and guidance to the business regarding pricing, terms and conditions and commercial issues as well as regulatory requirements.
To challenge and support project teams with respect to project controls, variations, risk management and progress.
To ensure that proposals/tenders are priced, developed and approved in accordance with company processes and policies.
To ensure that commercial policies and procedures and regulatory requirements are followed, consistently across the business and improved where necessary.
To support and lead commercial discussions and negotiations with customers; prepare and review the response to new contracts and amendments to existing contracts and arrange for their approval.
To prepare/review proposed contractual agreements (NDAs. TAAs, Teaming Agreements, Contracts etc.).
To support the Supply Chain function in complex sub-contract negotiations; identifying appropriate flow down of terms and conditions.

About you:

Ideally be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Engineering, Business, Law, Accountancy, or similar
Excellent communication skills
Well organised, self-driven and proactive
Experience in a commercial environment, ideally, defence contracting
Experience of providing commercial support to operational contracts / projects
Good communication and negotiation skills in a customer facing environment
Detail orientated with good technical commercial skills
Experience in cost reporting.

Job Title:Senior Commercial Officer - Maritime
Salary:DOE + Excellent benefits and allowances
Location:Bristol, Plymouth, South-West
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:894917


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.