Junior Commercial Officer

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Junior Commercial Officer

Salary:£25000 - £28000 per annum
Location:Bristol, Bristol, South West, England
Consultant:Vincent James
Junior Commercial Officer
My client is looking for a Junior Commercial Officer to join their team based in the Bristol/Stroud area – however this role will predominantly be remote with the requirement to visit client sites. This role is with a company that undertake exciting Technology Research & Development projects for a variety of clients and sectors.

About the role
This would suit Graduate/individual who is looking for a career in Commercial / Contract management. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will ideally have a basic understanding of commercial practices and be able support the wider Commercial Team with supplier management, contracting activities and other related processes. You will be responsible for supporting contract and subcontract engagement activities within their Defence operations.

About you
  • Commercial/Contract Management and/or Office/Business Administration qualification (preferable but not essential)
  • Proven experience in Commercial Administration or Office Administration (essential)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of commercial contracts and agreements is desirable
  • Industry experience of working in a similar role would be advantageous
  • Ability to prioritise and meet conflicting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Be highly articulate with excellent attention to detail with an ability to spot errors
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Confident self-starter
  • Willing to travel to support the needs of the business as and when required

  • Support the Commercial Team to administer contract documentation and agreements with our supply chain partners (both Customers and Suppliers), such as:
  • Maintain accurate records of supply chain partners to ensure they are up to date
  • Working with the Commercial team to accurately record the documents and contracts we have in place
  • Drafting letters and other communications to suppliers and customers with support from the Commercial Team
  • Support the day-to-day administration of contracts and agreements, including when agreements expire or are due to expire.
  • Maintain an organised system of digital records for all commercial documentation, including the Commercial directory, online portal and intranet
  • Assist the Commercial Officer in the drafting, review and negotiation of contract documentation and agreements with our supply chain partners, such as:
  • Confidentiality Agreements (i.e. Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs));
  • Teaming Agreements;
  • Framework Agreements;
  • Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs);
  • Letters of Intent;
  • Standard Terms and Conditions
  • Assist the Commercial Officer in the preparation and distribution of subcontract documentation (including Off-Payroll Working (IR35) related activities) and ensuring that all contracts are signed and approved in line with company procedures/Delegation of Authority.
  • Role will also include wider ad-hoc commercial support to the business and stakeholders as necessary, including (but not limited to) supporting bid/proposal preparation (in respect to commercial responses only).

  • Salary band of £25-28K (depending on experience)
  • 25 days holiday + public holidays
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Health Assured (a workplace wellbeing service)
  • Membership of Perkbox (discounts on a wide variety of products, i.e. shopping, cinema tickets, mobile phones, etc.)
  • Access to the Electric Car Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Ability to buy additional leave

  • Position – Junior Commercial Officer
  • Permanent Location – Bristol / Stroud area
  • Salary –: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This is a permanent and full time role.
Vincent James