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Senior Administrator / Commercial Officer

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  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £15.44 - £20.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Shannon Allister

  • Contact email:

    Shannon.Allister@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    173143SA2_1585126966

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-29

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Morson are recruiting for a Senior Administrator / Commercial Officer on behalf of our prestigious client, based in Edinburgh.


Job Description

There is an exciting opportunity within the Commercial function for a Commercial Officer to provide commercial support to the Integrated Project Team (IPT) within one of the Business Sector. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Supporting and developing customer (internal & external) relationships
* Day-to-day commercial management and administration of specific contracts
* Advice to IPT on commercial issues and risks
* Preparation of tender & proposal documentation for management review
* Attending contract negotiations with customers

This is a flexible role requiring the Commercial Officer to take responsibility for their own proposals and contracts. Work load may also include secondment to other Business Sectors.

Key Responsibility Areas
* Maintaining key relationships with internal and external customers
* Maintenance of SAP Sales Order in line with customer requirements and instructions
* Understand general requirements of pricing including:
* Protection of exchange rate variation through foreign currency sold forward
* Protection of non-payment through Atradius cover in accordance with process and procedure
* Drafting of tender approval documentation including detailed pricing worksheets.
* Drafting of commercial proposal wording in line with approved tender position
* Producing Contract Summary deliverables for Phase Reviews including detailed pricing summary and contractual records requirements
* Reviewing Contracts and:
* Understand the importance of ensuring that the company objectives are met
* Highlight areas of concern
* Understand the implications of clauses and seek legal advice where necessary
* Understand commercial risk
* Provide support to the wider commercial team

Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:

It would be desirable for the candidate to have equivalent relevant experience for the role: admin experience in the defence sector, or experience with contracts.


Skills & Knowledge.
The candidate is expected to possess the following:
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Numerate
* Good attention to detail
* Ability to work in teams and also be self-sufficient
* Professional, disciplined, persistent and proactive
* Proficient in MS Word and Excel

Due to the natue of this role, the successful candidate will be required to gain SC clearance before eligible to start.