Senior Commercial Officer

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
06 Sep 2018
Closes
06 Oct 2018
Ref
P7272
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Other
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen to join an active, involved and motivated Commercial Team, in a Directorate committed to delivering Defence Capability to the UK Armed Forces and other World Governments, covering all aspects of the Product Lifecycle from concept to disposal.
The Role
  • Support the implementation of Commercial strategies to deliver maximum business advantage in line with business plan (HMG and Export Contracts)
  • Work with the nominated Business Winning Managers, to produce credible bids and ensure the smooth transition of new business into current business.
  • Acting as the Commercial lead in the submission and agreement of Amendments to Contract  supporting internal contract amendment acceptance meetings
  • Negotiate Agreements e.g. non disclosure agreements
  • Ensuring Contractual obligations are communicated, understood, and delivered consistent with our performance, time and cost obligations.
  • Drafting, writing and responding to day to day communication from Customers
  • Engage in functional improvement initiatives
What’s in it for you?
  •  To work for MBDA UK, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, and a multi-national group with 10,000 employees with industrial facilities in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Germany and the United States
  • The opportunity to work within MBDA Group to deliver Programmes to a multitude of Customers within the Domestic, European and Worldwide markets.
  • The opportunity to enhance and develop effective influencing, team working, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills.
  • The opportunity to work with and/or engage Senior Directorate management in implementing and delivering Product strategy across the Product Lifecycle.
  • Act as theCommercial lead, engaging our Customers directly on variable Contract and/or Programmatic actions.
What’s great about the team?
  • Join a highly motivated and experienced team with vast experience in delivering and sustaining defence capability with our Armed Forces.
  • Join a friendly team who support one another in what are common goals across the Directorate, willing to impart knowledge, experience and opinion.
  • Support the Directorate branding in an area where our reputation and delivery is at the forefront of our objectives, ensuring longevity in Business relationships, sustained through delivering our promises.
  • Our work is complex, challenging and innovative. It takes a range of professionals across the full engineering and commercial spectrum to carry it out.  Whatever field our people specialise in, they all share the same mind-set: a drive to make things work better and to redefine the established standards
 What are we looking for?
  • Experience and understanding of conditions of Contract and the legal connotations associated.
  • Experience of managing low to medium value bids/proposal and successfully concluding appropriate contract arrangements.
  • Experience in dealing with the UK Ministry of Defence and/or other Government bodies/Industrial Organisations.
  • Negotiation skills and interpersonal skills
  • Effective influencing and team working skills
  • Experienced in a  range of commercial issues and skills including contract management skills throughout the contract lifecycle
  • You will have a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, even when things are changed at the last minute, our ability to be flexible and deal with ambiguity is key.
 What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
     
    Please note that in order to apply for MBDA UK opportunities you will need to be eligible for SC (Secret Level) UK Security Clearance.
     
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