An opportunity has arisen to join an active, involved and motivated commercial team
, in a sector 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.
What will you be doing?
What are the benefits for you?
- Business Strategy – maximising identified business opportunities.
- Business Winning – Being a key player in the winning of new work, including those of high complexity and value. Responsible for the full Route to Contract, including being the driving force during the Bidding process, ensuring cross functional working to deliver costs in time, generation of proposals, and contract negotiations, whilst maintaining the viability of MBDA.
- Contract Delivery – Being a vital part of the delivery chain and the commercial lead, which ensures MBDA meets its promises to our customers.
- Ensures the appropriate commercial frameworks are in place to protect the company and it’s information.
- Negotiations – Responsible for the generation of comprehensive negotiation strategies, to gain acceptance and agreement on issues and amendments to ensure contractual compliance.
- Building and maintaining relationships with new and existing customers, focusing on collaboration.
- Being the point of contact for your project(s) for any contractual information and agreements including obtaining and providing legal advice.
- Able to provide expert technical advice, guidance and support to team members and internal customers.
- Provide advice and guidance on all areas of risk and risk mitigation. Develop risk-sharing opportunities.
- Responsible for providing effective people management and development.
- Effectively communicating with personnel at all levels.
- Reporting to senior management on the progress of your contracts.
- Representing the commercial team in progress/reviews and/or customer meetings.
- Analysing and problem solving complex issues every day, with the help of a multi-functional team where required.
- Working under pressure to achieve deadlines.
- Day-to-day administration and maintenance of the company systems.
- Promotes best practice and functional excellence.
What would you get?
- Work within a function that is business critical, contributing to the overall company business plan and know that you are making a real difference.
- Develop your ability to influence business decisions internally.
- Meet and develop relationships with external customers and internal stakeholders.
- Working a varied role that makes every day a little bit different from the last.
- To be part of a valued team where your opinion counts.
- Work for a function that invests in its people and their development.
*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.
What’s great about joining this team?
Who and what are we looking for from you?
- A highly motivated and experienced team with vast experience in delivering and sustaining defence capability with our Armed Forces.
- A team who support one another in common goals across the Directorate, willing to impart knowledge, experience and opinion.
- Working across a number of MBDA UK products, our work is complex, challenging and innovative.
- A team with a drive to make things work better and prepared to redefine the established standards.
- We are a ‘hands on’ function that inspires, creates, innovates and delivers on a daily basis. We will actively support your training and development.
- Experience of Contract and Agreement conditions and their legal connotations.
- A confident communicator, both written and verbal.
- Comfortable building working relationships.
- Adaptable and Approachable.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Good negotiation and interpersonal skills.
- Analytical in approach.
- Determined to succeed.
- Management Experience
MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.Please Note:
MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.