Job Title: Commercial Managers - All Levels of Seniority Location: United Kingdom – Hybrid – Working from Home Options Available Compensation: Competitive Salaries + Excellent Benefits Role Type: Full time / Permanent Role ID: SF46901
At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us as a Commercial Manager, you can play your part at one of our many sites across the UK, including: Bristol, Plymouth, Warrington, Leicester, Portsmouth and various sites in Central Scotland.
Due to continuous growth, we are looking for Commercial Managers at various levels of seniority, to include:
Assistant Commercial Manager Commercial Manager Senior Commercial Manager
As a Commercial Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary; as you’ll make a difference every day in managing existing contracts, undertaking negotiations, pricing activities and dynamic contractual risk assessments along with supporting tender and organic growth activities at every level to achieve our customer’s mission.
Day to day, you’ll be responsible for the commercial management of Babcock’s infrastructure delivery / programme of works under various contracts with the MoD such as a Qualifying Defence Contract (QDC); you will also be part of the wider Commercial Team with plenty of opportunities for development, learning and training, as well as continuing to build your professional network.
You could play a key role in the delivery of a range of critical projects across our various business sectors, supporting key customers in industries which include defence, marine, civil nuclear, emergency services and private sector training.
Lead / support negotiations with the Customer/Supplier on contractual issues where required. Lead / support development of new contractual documents including New Contracts, Supplier Contracts, Confidentiality Agreements, Teaming Agreements and Consultancy Agreements. Establishing and providing contract management and governance support to project teams.
Essential Experience of the Commercial Manager:Demonstratable evidence of developing effective customer relationships and confident at negotiating independently within agreed delegations. Experience of managing and understanding contracts in matrix organisations, from across industry, however defence experience would be desirable but not essential. Commercial experience in robust management of large and complex contracts, bids and change; ideally, initiatives in a regulated environment. Knowledge of MoD contract terms is highly desirable. strategic commercial background in multi-disciplinary environments covering pre and post-contract activity. These roles can be delivered from multiple sites, across the UK, alongside home working arrangements.
Qualifications for the Commercial Manager:Ideally, be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Engineering, Business, Law, Accountancy but not essential. Relevant functional qualifications achieved, or would be willing to work towards, may include Membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS), International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) or Post Graduate Certificate in Commercial Management (PGCCM).
The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate level of security clearance for these roles.
Our BenefitsGenerous holiday allowance. Matched contribution pension scheme up to eight percent of salary, with life assurance. Employee share scheme. Employee shopping savings portal. Payment of Professional Fees. Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave. Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement. ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity.
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.