Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath, Somerset
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 893593_1502466334
Contact Name: Aleysha Armstrong
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2017 16:45

Job Description

Your experience as a Commercial Manager with excellent knowledge of UK company and contract law would prove a valuable asset to my corporate client in the Defence industry.

We are looking for an experienced Commercial Manager to join a busy team.
The main duties of the role will include:

-Identifying potential opportunities to position the organisation as a preferred supplier to clients (both in defence and non-defence industries)
-Drafting contract documents for our Suppliers ensuring commercial risks are mitigated by adequate flow down of terms and conditions commensurate with the activities to be subcontracted
-Providing pre-contractual advice and guidance to ensure correct early engagement with potential suppliers, partners and associates, including non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements and memoranda of understanding
-Providing commercial support, advice and assistance for the preparation of pre-qualification questionnaires, bids, tenders, contractual agreements and clarifications and exceptions in accordance with statutory and internal requirements
-Preparing, proof-reading and submitting tenders and Request for Quotation (RFQ) responses to Clients to the required standard and to required deadlines
-Ensuring Supplier due diligence checks are performed to ensure integrity of our supply chain.
-Managing Intellectual Property matters
-Reviewing, amending and, where necessary, successfully negotiating contract terms and conditions with Clients and Suppliers
-Responsible for maintaining adherence to the bid management process for the business.
-Providing support and advice to Project Managers and Bid Managers and ensuring all parties strive for optimal commercial solutions
-Professional development and mentoring of commercial team

About you
-A degree (or equivalent) in Commercial law
-Knowledge and experience of UK company and contract law
-Proven experience in understanding and drafting terms and conditions from both a Client and Supplier perspective
-Experience within a commercial role and in undertaking contract negotiations that achieve win/win outcome
-Diligence in reviewing documentation and attention to detail in all work tasks
-Experience of analysing and manipulating numerical data
-Excellent verbal and written English communication skills coupled with good computer and MS office abilities productive and focused approach to achieving goals and objectives
-Supervisory or management experience preferable
-The ability to produce quality output whilst managing conflicting priorities
-The ability to interact positively, assertively and effectively with internal and external customers, partners and associate
-Experience of UK MOD contracting would be an advantage, but is not essential

Commercial Manager
Bath or Hampshire
£45,000 - £55,000 + bens

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.

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.

This is a Permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.