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Senior Commercial Officer

Senior Commercial Officer

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    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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    £70000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Car Allowance

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    Tom Dykes

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Job Title: Senior Commercial Officer

Location: Stevenage (hybrid working available)

Base Salary: Circa £70-80K + Bonus + Car Allowance

Core Function:

The successful candidate will have a solid track record of commercial management within the Aerospace and Defence Sector, including experience of working with complex and high value contracts and complex international partnering scenarios, combined with the ability to lead and manage a successful team.

Ideally office based in Stevenage (post covid) the core function of this role is to provide assistance and rigour to the contracts team supporting the wider group procurement strategy. Including but not limited to drafting, negotiating and detailed administrative, commercial and legal tasks associated with complex terms and conditions of contract, working with procurement to ensure appropriate flow down to subcontractors and suppliers operating within the Defence Industry.

Experience Required:

Develop and maintain effective and strong customer and partner relationships both internally and externally Lead commercial negotiations with customers and partners capturing the outcomes in appropriate contracts and agreements. Develop and Manage a team effectively and strategically achieving wider corporate goals.

  • Extensive commercial experience across highly regulated industry and effective stakeholder management
  • Understanding of export legislation, import taxes and duties
  • Experienced in the manufacturing or technology sectors, managing associated sub-contractors and suppliers in support of contract management procurement
  • Understanding of basic business finance, profit and loss, margin and mark up, escalation, foreign exchange

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial Officer with strong contractual compliance experience and an ability to draught and review legal documents and agreements to join a leading global manufacturing business operating within the Aerospace/Defence Industry.

Experience within highly regulated safety critical environments is key, including Aerospace, Aviation or Automotive related industries is key. Knowledge of UK MoD DEFCONS and US FARS and DFARS and associated flow downs including ITAR and other related compliance and regulation is critical. To find out more about this role and others please contact me at or apply to directly this advert today.