Posted: 51 days ago
Expires in: 7 days

Senior Commercial Manager

Salary: £0

Location: BH23

Job type: Permanent

Category: BH23 Management

Senior Commercial Manager Our client is recruiting for a Senior Commercial Manager to ensure that our clients business objectives are met whilst maintaining the required commercial governance, and to lead and co-ordinate commercial activities effectively. Working in support of the VP Contracts & Commercial, you will oversee and lead commercial activities/ change management for bid, negotiation and re-negotiations. The position is based at in Christchurch and requires limited travel. The position has 3 direct reports (2 Commercial Managers and a Senior Commercial Officer) and reports into the VP Contracts & Commercial. This role offers a very competitive salary plus excellent benefit. As a Senior Commercial Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include: * Combines experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business and people, including of potential threats * Has experience of managing commercial risk. * Creates an environment in which issues are recognised, accepted and resolved. * Has broad business awareness enabling an appropriate contribution at a senior level * People management and leadership experience within a commercial team. * Proven relevant experience gained in a commercial discipline in a high tech industry, ideally within the aerospace/defence/support service sector * Knowledge of the contract development process, contract terms and conditions is a prerequisite for this role * Experience of UK MoD and export contracting is ideal As a Senior Commercial Manager your main responsibilities will involve: * Safety first. Operate in accordance with the SHE standards. Identify where the SHE Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified * Risk management and mitigation * Leading negotiations on contractual Terms and Conditions with new and existing customers, minimising liability for the Company, and maximising profit * Liaising with colleagues and customers during the preparation of bids and quotations to ensure a speedy response to enquiries likely to lead to contract award * Supporting Company Tender Vetting and Contract Acceptance approvals * Identifying and addressing contract changes, and settling all liability issues affecting operations, as they arise * Summarising key Terms and Conditions, risk and reward for presentation to broader audiences * Ensuring compliance with Divisional and our clients Corporate Frame Work and Contract Policy * Own and contract manage a portfolio of contracts * High level of customer interface to maintain positive relationship Keywords: Commercial Manager, MOD, SHE, BID, Change Manager, Export, Defence, Aerospace Senior Commercial Manager Location: Christchurch, Dorset Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits


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