Senior Commercial Officer / Contracts Officer

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Abertillery
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My clients who are a world leader in the cutting edge defence and security systems is currently recruiting for a Senior Commercial Officer to join their very successful and expanding business.

The Senior Commercial Officer will be responsible for managing the execution of high and medium risk contracts providing commercial and contractual advice/guidance to the business. To ensure that any business the company enters into is compliant legally and with the company corporate policies and procedures.

Experience of working in a complex environment, Commercial / Contract Management within the Defence / MOD sector is preferred and not essential, applicants will be considered from all industry background.

Role - Senior Commercial Officer / Senior Contracts Officer

Location - Blackwood, South Wales

Type - Permanent

Salary - £35,000 - £40,000

The key roles and responsibilities of the Senior Commercial Officer / Senior Contracts Officer position and not be limited to:

  • Management of aspects of major customer contracts
  • Drafting Contracts and other commercial documentation (e.g. NDA, loan agreements teaming agreements, confidentiality agreements and licences)
  • Review and negotiate subcontractor terms and conditions to identify and minimise risk and non-compliance to company policy on medium to higher risk contracts
  • Flowdown of appropriate customer contract terms to subcontractors
  • Support functional and business initiatives while always striving to improve work efficiency
  • Ensure that the companies IP is effectively protected
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with internal departments, customers and/ or subcontractors.
  • Liaise with customers and/ or subcontractors to discuss and resolve commercial issues (including claims & disputes) on those allocated contracts and support Commercial Officers in resolution of small claims/disputes.
  • Provide assertive support to business area team negotiations taking the lead on contractual terms and conditions with new and existing customers and/or Sub-contractors to minimise the companies liabilities and maximise opportunities.
  • Act as point of contact with the customer for all commercial and contractual matters
  • Liaise and support all departments as required to ensure risk is managed effectively. Work proactively to turn potential risks into positive outcomes for the business.

Key skills and experience required for Senior Commercial Officer / Senior Contracts Officer position and not limited to:

  • Proven experience within a similar Commercial and/or Contract orientated role
  • Aerospace / Defence background is preferred and not essential
  • Proven experience in Commercial T&C's
  • Eligible to gain UK security clearance

To apply for this Senior Commercial Officer / Senior Contracts Officer / Senior Commercial Contracts Officer, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Senior Commercial Officer / Senior Contracts Officer / Senior Commercial Contracts Officer, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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