TFX Senior Contracts Officer

BAE Systems
Turkey, Çankaya
01 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
Charlotte Light

TFX Senior Contracts Officer BAE Systems Turkey

Are you a fluent English speaker? Would you like to work for a multi-national organisation supporting a strategically important defence project? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Contracts Officer working in a collaborative environment, in support of the TF-X / MMU Programme at the Turkish Aerospace (TA) site in Ankara, Turkey.

As a Senior Contracts Officer (TF-X), you will be a key part of the BAE Systems Turkey TF-X Team delivering our contractual commitments and administering the day-to-day commercial aspects of the collaboration contract with TA.

Your main responsibilities as a TFX Senior Officer BAE Systems Turkey will involve:

Ensuring the application of BAE Systems commercial governance, including adherence to company processes and policies

Commercial management of TF-X through to Preliminary Design Review (PDR) and subsequent phases, including:

Contract Management (including management of invoicing and payments, and support to internal project/financial review process)

Change Management (including supporting negotiations with TA and SSB in respect to contract structure, terms and conditions and support to price agreements)

Providing Intellectual Property and Export Control advice in line with corporate governance

Building and maintaining strong relationships with customer and internal cross-functional stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of contractual obligations.

Administering contractual obligations and ensuring commercial issues are managed to conclusion, escalating as appropriate.

Liaison with the UK-based functional and project teams in delivery of above

Providing support to the UK-based Commercial function as required.

Your skills and qualifications:

Extensive experience of contract management in a collaborative environment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Turkish and English

Expert user of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint

Detail understanding of typical business commercial finance and project processes (desirable)

Ability to problem solve in a collaborative manner

Ability to assimilate and communicate/present information and make recommendations to key stakeholders in Turkey and the UK

What we're looking for in you:

You will have a drive to succeed, have excellent communication skills and a have a proactive self-starter approach to work.

Location: Ankara, Turkey

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Employee Referral Scheme bonus = (if applicable)

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company's international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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