Commercial Officer

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  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £21.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Commercial Officer; £21.00/hour PAYE; Luton; 6 month contract

Do you have Commercial experience in the Aerospace and Defence Sector Are you looking for a new opportunity?

Do you want to work for an integrated and dynamic industrial entity, focused on Aerospace, Defence and Security, at the forefront of technology and launched towards the industry of the future

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 6 month contract covering maternity leave as part of the Commercial team, in a fast paced and dynamic environment and is an opportunity to join a growing business sector.

This role sits within the Commercial team reporting to the Contracts Manager within a multi-disciplined Integrated Project Team (IPT) and has an emphasis on winning new business and ensuring successful delivery of contracts by applying commercial best practice and ensuring functional governance adherence.

The successful candidate will have commercial experience in the Defence Sector, demonstrate the ability to work as part of a successful team and have experience working with UK, and ideally export contracts and customers.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to gain further Commercial experience supporting a variety of contracts for key programmes and customers.

What you will do;

Commercial support and administration of existing contracts
Preparing Commercial proposals for submission to customers
Producing accurate and compliant customer pricing
Representing the Commercial function at customer meetings
Preparing internal documentation required to obtain bid approvals
Obtaining bid approvals in line with governance process and delegated authorities
Drafting and negotiating terms and conditions of contract with customers
Drafting and reviewing agreements such as Non-Disclosure Agreements NDAs
Work as an integral member of the Integrated Project Team IPT and Commercial team

What we are looking for;

Successful candidate must have;
Demonstrated experience of commercial/contracts in Defence sector
Experience of bidding for and managing contracts with UK customers
High level of numeracy and proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Knowledge of commercial processes and procedures
Knowledge and experience of reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions
Ability to constructively challenge others to influence the commercial position
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to build and support relationships with customers and partners
It is desirable to have
A familiarity with SAP or equivalent ERP system and its functionality
A professional qualification such as IACCM, CIPS
Demonstrated experience with Lifecycle Management and business processes
Understanding of Export Control and Compliance including UK Export and ITAR.
Experience of bidding to and managing contracts with export customers

What you will get;

Our client values its people and we reward commitment. As a contractor you will work in excellent office environment with access to discounted coffee bar and restaurants on site as well as free parking.

Morson is acting as a recruitment business in relation to this vacancy

Commercial; Defence; Contracts; Bid proposal; Bid approval; Export; Governance; Aerospace; SAP; CIPS; Export control;