Secretarial, PA & Administration
£25,000 to £30,000 Per Annum
Commercial Officer - Stonehouse
Salary – £25k - £30k (Flexibility for the right candidate) + Bonus + Pension + Flexible Working Hours + Family Events Perkbox + Childcare Vouchers + Cycle to work scheme + Career Progression
Our client is a leading supplier of Technical Authoring, Training, NATO Codification, Inventory Optimisation, Obsolescence Management and Integrated Logistic Support services to government, industry and commercial clients throughout UK and Europe. Their unrivalled track record spans over many years, providing a unique mix of capabilities which make them a provider of choice to many organisations.
Due to an ever-growing portfolio of awarded contracts our client, are currently seeking an experienced Commercial Officerto join our Commercial team. This is an exciting opportunity to join the company with good career progression as they continue on an impressive growth path. The role will primarily be working from home with occasional visits to the company offices and/or customer sites when required.
Reporting to the Head of Commercial, 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 Head of Commercial to draft, review and negotiate contract documentation and agreements with the supply chain partners, such as:
Confidentiality Agreements (i.e. Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs));
Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs);
Letters of Intent;
Standard Terms and Conditions.
Assist in the preparation and distribution of subcontract documentation (including 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.
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 the 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 of commercial contracts and agreements is essential
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
Willing to travel to support the needs of the business as and when required
Our clients customers demand confidentiality and discretion and candidates must have an existing right to live and work in the UK
Candidates will need to undergo an internal BPSS check prior to gaining site access
The successful candidate will also need to either hold a current SC clearance or be willing and eligible to undergo a Security Clearance check (SC level) upon starting their employment with the company.
Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003