Commercial Manager

07 Feb 2017
07 Mar 2017
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is a national market leader in the fields of marine defence and nuclear engineering, and is the UK's leading maritime support business. As a design and manufacturing specialist, the client has the capability to take an idea, develop the design, build and manufacture the product.

Job Description

As Commercial Manager you will be joining a prestigious team operating with MOD and defence contracts. You will be working on contracts of up to £200m in value, including legacy and new business. The ideal candidate must be able to put the customer first, resolve issues, have confidence / gravitas, and be able to lead and chair meetings.

Your typical tasks and responsibilities will include:

To provide commercial leadership, support and guidance to the business regarding pricing, terms and conditions and general commercial strategy
To lead commercial discussions and negotiations with customers and government bodies and support the Supply Chain function in strategic procurement activities
Oversight of commercial activities at multiple UK sites (travel is required as part of this role)
To challenge and support Project Managers with respect to pricing, contract management, project controls, variations/amendments, risk and cost management, claims and disputes, progress and cost forecasting and management
Able to review and challenge the assurance of project reports and associated financial statements.

You will ideally have the following skills and experience:

Degree level qualification in Engineering, Business, Law, Accountancy, or similar, or equivalent relevant experience
Good, rounded Commercial Management experience
Risk Management
Contract Law and its practical application
Contract administration / management
Knowledge of T&Cs
Relationship management
Working within a matrix set up
MoD Contracts experience very desirable
Trade control or awareness of implications.

Salary:Competitive, DOE
Location:Bristol, South West
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:LF/HQ 12772


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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