Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join their business. the role focuses on helping to secure new business opportunities in compliance with our client’s policies as well as providing effective Commercial and Contracts support to the management and delivery of existing contracts. This role is based in Christchurch, Dorset and offers an extremely competitive salary and excellent benefits package.
As a Commercial Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
A Degree calibre or equivalent relevant experience
experience in a similar role
Experience with Product / complex technology based contracts
Experience with UK MoD contractual requirements desirable
Experience with negotiating and advising on both simple and complex commercial contracts
Experience with preparing tender documentation
Experience with managing disputes(desirable).
Proven relevant experience gained in a commercial discipline in a high-tech industry, ideally within the aerospace/defence/manufacturing sector (desirable).
As a Commercial Manager your responsibilities will include:
Identify where the SHE Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified.
Apply countermeasures identified in applicable risk assessment to appointed operations/tasks.
Analysing potential business opportunities and preparing responses to bids.
Supporting internal Phase Reviews / Approvals of existing contracts and new opportunities and ensuring that all required approvals are obtained prior to entering into a contract.
Provide Commercial & Contracts support to the assessment of the risk and reward balance of each opportunity and to ensure that proposals / contracts are appropriately bound in line with the approvals obtained.
Preparing tender documentation and contract documents / agreements in line with approved positions.
Providing and presenting timely, reliable and accurate advice to business unit stakeholders
Work closely with the Sub-Contract Management resources to ensure the best possible flow down of front-end obligations and requirements, into the associated Sub-Contracts and Supply Agreements. Where required, work to support the Sub-Contract Management resources to achieve Value for Money in the Sub-Contract and Supply Agreements.
Work closely with SME Stakeholders to advise on the applicable contract requirements and to understand the proposed solution and the full extent of compliance with the customer’s requirements.
Assisting with the management of insurance requirements
Identifying and addressing contract changes, and settling all liability issues affecting operations, as they arise.
Location: Christchurch, Dorset
Salary: Extremely competitive