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Commercial Contracts Officer - Stevenage

Supply Chain
Ref: 5287 Date Posted: Monday 30 Oct 2023
Commercial Contracts Officer
Location:               Stevenage
Salary:                   £40,000 to £50,000
What we can offer you:
  • Bonus of up to £2000
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime and Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and gym on site at Stevenage
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
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.
  • 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:
  • Familiarity with MoD contracting structure, including DEFCONs and QDCs, would be preferred
  • Defence knowledge an advantage
  • Experience of drafting, negotiating and agreeing contracts and agreements.
  • A confident communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Comfortable building working relationships.
  • Determined to succeed.
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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