Commercial Officer

Technical Placements Ltd
06 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial Officer to identify, analyse and support new business opportunities, assisting the senior management team of a growing training provider, MKC Training Services Ltd based in Chatham, Kent. The company is nationally acknowledged for designing and delivering world class, innovative and wide ranging learning solutions for the defence, construction and engineering sectors.

Commercial Officer - Responsibilities:

* Identify and analyse new business opportunities, both internal and external
* Prepare tender bids, business cases and associated documents (EOI, RFI, PQQ etc)
* Coordinate external bid support staff and subject matter experts where required
* Read, understand, interpret and summarise tender and contract documents
* Provide financial and other analysis on new business opportunities to support the planning and decision making of MKCTS Senior Management and project leads
* Maintain registers of tender opportunities, potential bid partners and contract staff who could assist with new opportunities
* Conduct background research on commercial opportunities, competitors and tendering arrangements
* Provide commercial and administrative support to the Commercial Director, Commercial Manager and Business Development Manager
* Carry out and coordinate marketing tasks and manage updates of the company website
* Manage membership of trade bodies and tendering portals
* Attend and actively contribute to meetings both within MKCTS and with existing and potential customers as a representative of the Commercial department
* Identify ways in which commercial processes can be streamlined and improved
* Provide cover to other commercial work as required and directed by senior management
* Assist management in the delivery of strategic objectives

Requirements for Commercial Officer Role


* Relevant Business and / or Commercial qualification / membership (BA Hons degree in Management) or working towards one
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Highly Numerate with experience of financial / business analysis and presentation of reports and data to senior management
* Intermediate / Advanced MS Office qualification and experience of regular spreadsheet work
* Sound understanding of MS Word, PowerPoint and MS Project
* Ability to adhere to tight deadlines
* Ability to analyse information – able to gather, process, and use information for understanding, decision making, further analysis, forecasting and action


* Experience of working on financial analysis for projects and/or tender bids
* Knowledge and experience of commercial business processes
* Ability to understand financial reports and statistics, conducting investment appraisals and produce financial models
* Previous experience in a complex public organisation or in a multiple stakeholder working environment

The role will provide a competitive salary of £37 - 40K pa, plus excellent benefits to include Healthcare, Pension and 30 days’ holiday (plus bank holiday).

This is an excellent opportunity to become a pivotal member of the team that will help determine the future growth of the business.

Full Job Description is available on request.

Our client, MKC Training Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. They value diversity in their people and all applications will be welcomed and considered regardless of a person’s age, sex, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or ethnic origin

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