Commercial Officer

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Commercial Officer

Salary:£35000 - £40000 per annum
Location:Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, South West, England
Consultant:Kat Gorman
Commercial Officer
Job Description

Due to an ever-growing portfolio of awarded contracts within our clients organisation, we are currently seeking an experienced Commercial Officer to join the expanding Commercial team. This is an exciting opportunity to join and have a good career progression as they continue on an impressive growth path. The role will be based on Hybrid working, primarily be working from home with visits to the company offices and/or customer sites when required.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will have a good understanding of commercial best practice and be able to confidently support the commercial process from cradle to grave. You will be responsible for supporting contract and subcontract engagement activities within the defence operations including the following:
  • Support the Commercial Manager to draft, review and negotiate 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 in the preparation and distribution of subcontract documentation (including Off-Payroll Working (IR35) related activities), supporting internal stakeholders on addressing the associated contractual and commercial aspects and risk, and ensuring that all contracts are signed and approved in line with company procedures/Delegation of Authority.
  • Maintain an organised system of digital records for all commercial documentation, including the Commercial directory, online portal and intranet.
  • Maintain and update existing commercial processes and procedures and assist in the creation of new processes and procedures where appropriate.
  • Role will also include wider ad-hoc commercial support to the business as necessary, including supporting bid preparation (in respect to commercial responses only), providing input for tenders, assisting with the preparation of tenders for our supply chain, evaluating potential new customer terms and conditions and addressing commercial issues as they arise.
  • Qualifications: A Degree/Diploma/Vocational qualification in Commercial/Contract Management, Business Administration/Law or similar (preferable but not essential).
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of commercial contracts and agreements is essential (3 years (minimum)).
  • 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 and omissions.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Confident self-starter.
  • Willing to travel to support the needs of the business as and when required.

Position - Commercial Officer – Permanent
Salary - £35k – £40k
Location – Gloucestershire

Keywords: Commercial Officer, Non-Disclosure Agreements, NDAs, Framework Agreements, commercial contracts, contract agreements.

Only apply for this role if you currently hold the specific Government Security Clearance or are eligible for Government Security Clearance.

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 this criteria 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 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 Role

Kat Gorman