Commercial Officer

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  • Location

    Poole, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamie Grove

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Commercial Officer

Reporting in to the commercial manager you will be responsible for:

* Develop and negotiate contracts (working with Sales and Marketing, Project Management and Supply Chain) to obtain the best possible commercial arrangements without compromising business objectives
* Conduct and support negotiations with customers to achieve the best position for the business which reflects the agreed "sign-off" position
* Drafting of contractual letters, collaboration, non-disclosure, framework, teaming and other related agreements
* Liaise with projects and technical staff to ensure contracts accurately reflect the scope and programme of work
* Ensure all pricing is completed on time and in accordance with financial targets
* Work with finance colleagues to ensure acceptable cash flow and payment profiles are contractually agreed and met.
* Where required, work with Procurement to ensure subcontractors/suppliers meet their commercial/contractual obligations and provide contract management guidance/advice/support to the business as required
* Present commercial aspects of sales proposals at internal bid reviews, to all levels of management throughout the organisation
* Conduct pre-and post-contract reviews with internal stakeholders to ensure that contractual risks and obligations are known, understood and being properly addressed and managed.
* Work within corporate policy and ethics guidelines for all business contracts and agreements
* Input to and deliver Business Unit strategy objectives in conjunction with the Commercial Manager
* Other commercial team duties as agreed from time to time

Ideally you will be IACCM/CIPS qualified or at least studying along with previous commercial experience within the defence or heavily regulated industry.