Parkside Recruitment
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Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with our highly recognised client for a Commercial Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing commercial management of contracts across all the Business Units, from receipt of enquiry until receipt of payment from the customer: this will include commercial input for major tenders, preparing quotations, preparation and negotiation of contracts and contractual agreements, identification and management of commercial risks.

The successful candidate must have some experience in the engineering/defence sector.

Key duties:

  • Evaluating customer enquiries and invitations to tender, identifying commercial requirements, preparing and publishing responses in order to gain approval for submission

  • Drafting accurate contract documentation and agreements (joint venture, partnership, confidentiality, consultancy, etc.) in a timely manner to meet business needs

  • Negotiating and finalizing contracts with UK/overseas

  • Provide clear guidance on the flow-down of contract conditions to sub-contractors in order to support the Procurement function to mitigate commercial business risk

  • Advising Programme Managers on all contractual aspects to deliver programmes in a cost effective manner.

  • Identifying and managing/mitigating commercial risks through appropriate mechanisms and proactive contract administration.

  • Protecting the interests of the business by ensuring appropriate records of all commercial matters are kept, including: formal documentation; informal supporting evidence; records of customer liaison; and ensuring adequate records of meetings of note are retained and circulated to interested parties.

  • Ensuring compliance with the Group Operating Manual and Commercial guidelines

We are looking for professionals with the following:

  • Significant experience in contract negotiation and the commercial management of supply contracts, post design services, integrated logistics support and installation for both UK and overseas customers.

  • Significant experience of drafting, analysing and modifying Terms & Conditions for Sale or Purchase, including identification of commercial risk within terms and identifying, implementing mitigation strategies.

  • Significant experience of building relationships with customers, partners and other stakeholders, and all levels of the business.

  • Working knowledge of the financial implications of Proposals & Contracts; Payments Terms, Payments Plans, cash flow

  • Working knowledge of import and export controls and procedures desirable

  • Proficient in the use of office software; word processing, spreadsheets, ERP/Contract administration, Project Planning,

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

Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.