Commercial and Contracts Coordinator

  • Location

    Newport, Wales

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Catherine Robinson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Title: Commercial & Contracts Coordinator
Location: Newport, South Wales
Duration: 5 months
Hours: Full time
Rate: On Application

A temporary position has become available within the Finance and Commercial organisation at our client site in Newport, for a Commercial & Contract Coordinator within Cyber Security.

This position will be responsible for supporting the management of all Commercial and Contractual aspects of allocated bids and contracts across this diverse programme line.

This role will require a candidate who is experienced, self-motivated and solution orientated with excellent communication skills both internally and externally across a range of stakeholders. You will have expertise in supporting the preparation and execution of winning proposals along with experience of customer dialogue and negotiation in order to secure new sales and maximise profitability on existing contracts in a dynamic growing market.

The successful candidate will be critical in the support to the C&C team on all contractual aspects along with preparation of new bids, reviewing of existing contracts/bids and general contract administration.

The role reports to the Team Lead Contract & Commercial.
Please note that SC clearance is required for this role

Key Responsibilities:

-Contribute to the review of the non-technical part of RFPs received by Cyber UK and assist with the recommendations regarding go/no go, bid/no bid decision process and proposed deviations client's requirements.
-Assist with the commercial and contractual elements, inputs and documentation as required for internal review meetings (according to Airbus process and quality rules)
-Interface with other functions such as legal, compliance, tax, insurance, finance, offset, …
-Support the Collection and preparation of the bid documentation to be submitted prior to or with the offer
-Support the review of requirements for flow down to suppliers, subcontractors and co-contractors and ensuring that financial risks are assessed in the proposal
-Support the preparation of contractual and commercial parts of proposals (including cover letters)
-Be involved with the commercial aspects of customer negotiations
-Support the Preparation and to distribute the relevant documentation required for Maturity Gates/RMC
-Support the discussions related to partnerships with third parties including NDAs, MoUs, Teaming and Consortium Agreements
-Review, amend and/or draft agreements and contracts and ensure the proper integration of various elements by acting as focal point and interface
-Interface with Legal for contract waivers, claims and dispute process
-Support with contract closure process
-Support the team Leader to ensure company ethics and compliance rules are known and strictly applied within Cyber.

Skills and Experience

-Contractual or Legal background
-Experience of working on proposals and contracts within the Defence or Security Operations domain would be beneficial
-Negotiation and contract management skills within the commercial fields: Commercial/Sales/Bidding/Procurement/Delivery
-Strong knowledge and understanding of general contractual terms relating to IT, equipment and service provision.
-Experience of working with Governmental and Non-Governmental customers on product and moderately complex proposals and contracts would be beneficial.
-Good understanding of UK law relating to public procurement, commercial and IP law.
-Knowledge of UK Government contracts and contacting mechanisms.
-Able to achieve unrestricted UK SC clearance

Morson International are acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy