Commercial Manager

Barrow-in-Furness

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Job Description

Job title: Commercial Manager

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: £56,000+ depending on skills and experience 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Day to day management of complex prime contracts and support to our Supply Chain function in relation to major sub-contract related activities which includes developing and delivering supplier sourcing strategies, flowing down of prime contract T&C’s, negotiation of contract changes, claims and resolution of disputes
  • Ensuring that any potential Financial and Commercial exposures to our business are addressed and protected through appropriate Contract frameworks to include Export Controls, Security, Product Safety/ Insurance, Intellectual Property ownership and rights and application of appropriate, effective document marking protections etc.
  • Management of a professional team working within a fast-paced Commercial organisation, managing effective performance and providing help and support to individuals’ career development aspirations, balanced with satisfying business needs 

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Experience in supply chain negotiation
  • Experience in team management
  • Experience in a UK MoD/Defence type environment
  • Commercial management experience in major projects across the Project Life Cycle Model (CADMID)
  • Successful background in people management

Desirable: 

  • CIPS Qualified
  • ICM Qualified
  • Educated to degree level in a related subject e.g Law or Business

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Commercial Team:

The Commercial Manager supports Commercial and Supply Chain activity and is responsible for all contract activity undertaken by the employing Commercial Team. Covering a wide range of diverse contract activity you will cover both contract negotiation and contract management of all activities undertaken by the Commercial Team. 

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation. 

Closing Date: 20th February 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. 

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