Experienced Commercial Officer [Contract Law & Commercial Negotiations] - Defence Sector

Ref: ECC  ·  Posted on 20 May 2024


Are you ready to take your commercial management skills to the next level? We're seeking a talented Commercial Officer to support our client in their negotiations with the Ministry of Defence and other key suppliers. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for contract negotiation, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Base Location: Bristol or London (Hybrid – 2-3 days per week onsite)

Salary: £35,000 - £46,000

Key responsibilities

Lead contract negotiation processes, ensuring favorable terms and conditions for our client.

Review and approve contracts to ensure compliance with legal requirements and company policies.

Utilise your expertise in legal and law to navigate complex contractual agreements.

Collaborate closely with stakeholders to draft sales and procurement agreements that meet both parties' needs.

Identify and mitigate risks associated with commercial agreements to protect our client's interests.

Contribute to pre-sales activities, bids, and tender documents to secure new business opportunities.

Skills & experience
  • Essential: Experience in commercial management, with a focus on contracting with the Ministry of Defence or similar entities.
  • 2-3 years experience minimum 
  • Proven track record in negotiating contract terms and conditions to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Strong legal/law background with the ability to interpret and draft complex contractual documents.
  • Experience in risk identification and management within commercial agreements.
  • Familiarity with pre-sales processes, bids, and tender documents is highly desirable.
  • Holding or having held SC Security Clearance is ideal.

Why Join the Team?


  • Opportunity to make a significant impact in supporting our client's commercial operations.
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment where your ideas are valued.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development opportunities to further enhance your skills and career progression.
  • Join a team of passionate professionals dedicated to excellence in commercial management.
  • If you're ready to take on a new challenge and contribute to our client's success in the commercial arena, we want to hear from you! Apply now and be part of our journey to excellence in commercial management.
Additional benefits

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

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