Commerical Officer

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  • Location:

    Rochester, Kent

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    Bid Manager

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    Harry Garvin

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    almost 3 years ago

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Commercial Officer

As a Commercial Officer you will be joining a dynamic team that supports the delivery of transformative technology across a diverse global portfolio of military and commercial customers.

The Commercial function is the trusted partner of the business; managing customer relationships, negotiating deals, creating innovative solutions, and providing guidance on contractual, legal, regulatory and governance matters.

You will have the opportunity to attain professional accreditations, rotate into other business roles and move up through the professional and executive grade. In addition to your challenging day to day role, employees are encouraged to pursue special projects, participate in mentoring programmes and networking events, rotate into different positions with increasing levels of responsibility, and engage with the local community in which we work.

In the role of Commercial Officer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Taking a leading role in the generation of routine quotations

  • Participate in customer negotiations and facilitate successful contract delivery in line with established policies and requirements Interpreting and communicating customer requirements

  • Understand the structure of a contract and can identify and communicate contractual risks and opportunities

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Able to interpret and communicate customer requirements

  • Awareness of basic business acumen

  • Understanding of project scope and experience of negotiating changes within a contract

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • Awareness of the aspects of the Law that affect the activities of the business

  • Familiar with typical internal governance requirements

  • Understand a variety of contract/agreement types such as Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Worked within in the Aerospace or comparable industry (e.g. Defence, Space, Rail, Energy, IT)

Competitive salary and benefits- dependant on expereince

What we're looking for in you:

You will be ready to learn about our goals and how you can contribute to them, create value for our customers by understanding their needs, help us to grow by challenging our decision making processes, enabling us to learn from experience, and operate with calm professionalism in a highly-changeable business environment.