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Commercial Officer

Bath

Permanent Salary - 12-month Contract

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Sector: Defence
Function: Commercial
Contact: Matthew Heath
Email: matthew.heath@jonlee.co.uk
Phone: 01384 446187
Duration:
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Job Ref: 67763

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Commercial Officer - 12-month Fixed Term Contract

Do you have commercial officer experience, and are you looking for a new fixed term 12-month contract opportunity in Bath? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is supporting a global defence company recruit a Commercial Officer on a Maternity Cover basis, and this role comes with an attractive salary and benefits.

As a Commercial Officer, you will support and participate in business strategy, liaise with customers and provide proactive commercial support in the winning of bids and the delivery of contracts. You will also prepare detailed cost estimates and commercial proposals for prospective, new and existing customers.

In this Commercial Relationships role, you can expect to:

  • Support the Business Development function in both business winning activities and commercial proposal development.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates and commercial proposals for prospective, new and existing customers.
  • Ensure all costing and bidding activities are compliant with business and governance procedures, preparing documentation to obtain internal approvals in line with delegated authorities.
  • Negotiate and finalise bids and contracts in line with business and governance procedures, with the support of the Commercial Manager and Head of Commercial.
  • Process customer purchase orders and contracts in line with business and governance procedures, preparing documentation to obtain internal approvals in line with delegated authorities.
  • Prepare formal communications to external parties such as commercial letters and proposals.
  • Support the Programme Management function during the delivery phase of contracts with any contract and commercial matters.
  • Work collaboratively with other functional stakeholders (e.g., Purchasing, Engineering, Operations, Finance) to solve any bid and / or project related issues.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of good customer relationships.
  • Review, draft and negotiate bids and commercial agreements such as NDA's, terms and conditions, MOUs in line with business and governance policies, with the support of the Commercial Manager.
  • Ensure all relevant export paperwork is obtained and correct i.e. licences, undertakings, export invoices.
  • Ensure compliance with US and UK export control requirements, with the support of the Commercial Manager and Head of Commercial.
  • Work within an assigned portfolio, managing workload, highlighting areas of conflict or priority.
  • Prepare and maintain Commercial Management Plans relevant to the assigned portfolio.
  • Provide data, input and / or support to meetings relevant to the assigned portfolio.
  • Actively support continuous improvement activities throughout the business
  • Undertake any other duties which may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the business.

To apply for this Commercial Officer - Maternity Cover role, your expertise and experience should include:

  • A degree or equivalent experience in an appropriate discipline
  • Proven experience within a commercial orientated role
  • The resilience and tenacity to deal with periods of high-intensity work notably during bid activity
  • A good understanding of the various contracting environments in which the business operates, e.g., UK MoD, US DoD, UK and US export control regulations.

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, you'll receive a favourable salary and benefits package.

If this fixed term Commercial Officers role in Bath is of interest, please contact Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

In order for your CV to be processed effectively, please ensure your name, email address, phone number and location (post code OR town OR county, as a minimum) are included

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