MOD Contracts Manager (Engineering)

  • Location

    Devon, England

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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The Company:

An amazing opportunity for experienced Commercial Manager to join an expanding, owner-managed Engineering business who offer unique solutions, predominantly within the defence sector. Your role will be to develop, lead and manage all commercial activities of the business both from a customer and supplier perspective, ensuring that profitable business growth is accelerated and that commercial success is achieved.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of a commercial strategy for the business
  • Engage and assist with all Bid proposals (Legal and Commercial aspects)
  • Lead the reviews of all commercial contracts
  • Support Business stream leads and project managers in all commercial matters and negotiations with Customers
  • Assist with the management and delivery of all Industrial Co-operation agreements that may be in existence at any time.
  • Support the Supply Chain team with development of Supplier Performance strategies that optimise the commercial position of the business including the provision of high-quality information around supplier performance.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in relation to UK Defence Contracts

Preferred Skills:

  • Proven experience of working in a Commercial Management role for an engineering company directly supplying the MOD.
  • An ability to review contracts across all sectors of the business in order to identify and limit all risks to the business and its customers and suppliers.
  • You will be a confident individual, able to support business stream leads and project managers in all commercial matters and negotiations with Customers.
  • You will have excellent exposure to UK Defence Contracts review and negotiation.

Personal Attributes:

  • Experience of working within a dynamic engineering environment
  • Experience of Defence Contracting in a commercially focused role
  • The role will require you to have, or be able to gain full security clearance
  • Ideally you will possess some form of legal qualification, or have proven and extensive experience in contract law.

Associated Benefits:

  • Pension
  • 23 Days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Group Life Cover

Working Hours: Full time - 40 hour week, 8.30-5 Mon to Thurs and 8.30-1 Fri

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position

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