Commercial Contracts Officer - Stevenage

Supply Chain
Ref: 1710 Date Posted: Friday 17 Jun 2022
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Commercial Contracts Officer
Location:               Stevenage
Salary:                   £45,000 to £58,000 DoE + Bonus, Pension & flexible working
We are currently recruiting for a Commercial Contracts Officer to join an active, involved, and motivated Commercial Team, in a Directorate committed to delivering Defence Capability to the UK Armed Forces and other World Governments, covering all aspects of the Product Lifecycle from concept to disposal.
There are opportunities to suit candidates with varying levels of experience, and the company are able to offer training and development tailored to your individual requirements.
Commercial Contracts Officer Responsibilities
  • Business Strategy – maximising identified business opportunities.
  • Business Winning – Being a key player in the winning of new work. Responsible for the full Route to Contract, including being the driving force during the Bidding process, ensuring cross functional working to deliver costs in time, generation of proposals, and contract negotiations, whilst maintaining the viability of the business
  • Contract Delivery – Being a vital part of the delivery chain that ensures the business meets its promises to customers.
  • Negotiations – Gaining acceptance and agreement on issues and amendments to ensure contractual compliance
  • Building and maintaining relationships with new and existing customers, focusing on collaboration.
  • Being the point of contact for your project(s) for any contractual information and agreements including obtaining and providing legal advice.
  • Responsible for providing effective people management and development.
  • Communicating with personnel at all levels.
  • Reporting to senior management on the progress of your contracts.   
  • Representing the commercial team in progress/reviews and/or customer meetings.
  • Analysing and problem-solving complex issues every day, with the help of a multi-functional team where required.
  • Day-to-day administration and maintenance of company systems.   
  • Promote best practice and functional excellence.
Commercial Contract Officer skills and qualifications required:
  • You might have a legal background of have experience working in an in house contracts team, but you will be used to working with contracts and negotiating with customers.
  • A confident communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Comfortable building working relationships.
  • Determined to succeed.
  • Experience of working on bids/proposal with an awareness of appropriate contract arrangements would be beneficial.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.
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