Senior/Principal Commercial Officer (Level 3 or 4)

Recruiter
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Ref
P6787
Contact
Martina Hayden
Discipline
Other
Sector
Defence
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen to join an active, involved and motivated Commercial Team, in a Directorate committed to delivering In Service Capability to the UK Armed Forces and other European Governments.
 
The Role
  • Support the implementation of Commercial strategies to deliver maximum business advantage in line with business plan
  • Work with the nominated Business Wining Managers, to ensure the smooth transition of new business into current business. May be required to assist in business winning activities from time to time.
  • Acting as the Commercial lead in the submission and agreement of Amendments to Contract and Business Winning Proposals.
  • Ensuring Contractual obligations are communicated, understood, and delivered consistent with our performance, time and cost obligations.
 
 
What’s in it for you?
  • The opportunity to work within MBDA Group to deliver services to End Users in the UK, France and Italy.
  • 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 for Storm Shadow/SCALP EG.
  • Act as the primary Commercial lead, engaging our Customers directly, with the opportunity for European Travel.
 
 
What’s great about the team?
  • Join a highly motivated and experienced team with 100+ years 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.
  • You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team Project Team responsible for the continued support to Storm Shadow in service, while delivering Mid Life Update capabilities into a collaborative European Programme.
  • 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.
 
What are we looking for?
  • Negotiation skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good process and change management
  • Experience of managing low value contracts
  • 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? (Remove for internal only roles)
  • 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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