Commercial Officer - Bid Support

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Salary:

    Up to £13.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Client:


Commercial Bid Support Officer; Bristol; £13.00/hr; PAYE

To assist the Commercial Team with Bid Finance and Cost/Pricing activities (from Gate 1, through Gate 2, contract negotiations and Gate 3 reviews)

You will need to fully integrate into the UK business in order to learn the processes involved so that they can provide valuable support to the Commercial Team
To work at the Bristol offices under the guidance and leadership of the Senior Commercial Manager.

* Work alongside Bid Managers and Commercial Team to prepare bid costing/pricing data for internal Gate 2 reviews;
* Liaise with Sales Operations Team to identify short-term bid effort requirements and prioritise in conjunction with Senior Commercial Manager and Head of Commercial;
* Co-ordinate the schedule of Gate 2 reviews to ensure that Commercial Team are represented with the appropriate signatory delegation;
* Attend internal Gate 1 & Gate 2 reviews alongside Commercial/Contracts Managers
* Prepare the approved pricing information for customer submissions, including relevant customer-mandated pricing forms, milestone payment plans, cash-flow profiles etc.;
* Co-ordinate the completion of Gate 3 documentation (with support of relevant Commercial Manager) to ensure timely loading of contracts (and associated amendments/CCNs) into Oracle;
* Maintain the "Commercial Tracker" in conjunction with Senior Commercial Manager;
* Develop KPI's for Commercial Dashboard, including CCN progress, proposals submitted, contracts won/lost, order intake, contracts loaded etc.;
* Provide as required support to the Commercial Team during contract negotiations.

Essential Skills Required:
* Financially astute
* Proficient Excel user, including use of Pivot Tables
* Comfortable with working under pressure and to tight timescales
* Patient & perseverant character
* Enthusiastic team player with "can-do" attitude & approach
* Methodical & disciplined approach with good "attention to detail" skills

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