Commercial Consultant

Ref: ZR_8446_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 July 2024


Our client works within Defence, Government, Critical National Infrastructure and Aerospace and are looking for a Commercial Manager to provide advice on and analysis of commercial risks in the business, commercial sales and procurement.

The role is varied and includes managing a small team, reviewing, drafting and negotiating a range of contract paperwork and leading commercial governance process for bids.

This is an excellent opportunity for a varied role, working for a company who really cares about their staff and works on incredibly exciting projects!

This is a hybrid role with 2-3 days on site per week.

Key responsibilities
  •  Commercially assess bids and contracts, providing drafting and leading negotiations as required.
  • Create bespoke agreements for presales and sales activity.
  • Drafting and agreement of sales and procurement agreements.
  • Analysis and negotiation of contract terms and conditions.
  • Reviewing and approving proposals, prime and sub-contracts.
  • Managing a commercial team, providing formal and informal support and development to team members.
  • Providing commercial support to bid teams.
  • Commercial risk identification, mitigation and management.
  • Providing commercial support throughout contract delivery.
Skills & experience
  • A minimum of 5 years commercial experience with Defence/Government/Aerospace, at least some of which spent working for a private company.
  • Experience of negotiating complex contract terms with suppliers and/or clients.
  • Demonstrable experience of people management.
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and draft contractual wording with a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • A knowledge of contract law would be beneficial.
Additional benefits
  • Pension up to 10% client contribution.
  • Life assurance, income protection insurance and critical illness cover.
  • Option to buy & sell holiday.
  • Dental, health, medical, travel and gadget insurance.
  • 24/7 Digital GP.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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