• Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Commercial Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Danielle Frost

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Commercial Manager

Butler Ross are working closely with a well-established organisation based in Plymouth who are looking for an experienced, passionate and motivated Commercial Manager to join a friendly and knowledgeable Commercial team.

Main responsibilities of the Commercial Manager;

  • Act as a focal point of customer contact regarding Prime Contract commercial issues
  • Conduct Prime Contract terms and conditions review and negotiation process with regards to acceptability and compliance against BIG Policies
  • Tendering, negotiation and through life management of Prime Contracts.
  • Provide commercial input to development of Business Unit Strategy and translate into Commercial Strategy and plans.
  • Provide support to the Supply Chain function for tendering and contract negotiations.
  • Negotiate major Contracts and resolve major claims both for and against the Company.
  • Provide support to labour estimating and planning, proposals management, risk management and pipeline management
  • Practical and managerial experience in all aspects of the contract lifecycle

Skills & Experience required of the Commercial Manager:

  • Extensive practical and managerial experience in all aspects of the contract lifecycle
  • Excellent knowledge/understanding of Ministry of Defence procurement process and Terms & Conditions.
  • A self-motivated individual with excellent analytical skills, good leadership and good organisational skills
  • Has the confidence to provide commercial direction to others to shape strategy
  • An understanding an experience of full bid phase
  • Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and organisational skills
  • To have an understanding of Trade Controls compliance (desirable)
  • Interact and communicate effectively with all other functions, e.g. Estimating, Project teams, Finance, Quality, Supply Chain, Technical

Location: Plymouth

Salary: £60,000pa

Job type: Permanent

This position would suit someone with experience as a Commercial Officer, Commercial Manager, Contracts Officer, Contracts Manager, Subcontracts Officer or Subcontracts Manager