As a part of Cobham Mission Systems we are looking a Senior Commercial Officer who will report to the Commercial and Contracts Manager, supporting the Commercial Team in both proposal preparation and contract management working closely with other business functions including Business Development, Customer Support and technical business functions.
This position is based in Wimborne, Dorset.
As Senior Commercial Officer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
- Degree or equivalent experience in law/business
- Broad contract law knowledge
- Experience of managing and advising on commercial and business risk
- Combines experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business and people, including potential threats
- International commercial awareness highly desirable
- UK MoD & US DoD contracts knowledge would be an advantage
As Senior Commercial Officer your main responsibilities will involve:
- Supporting or leading bid preparation activities and ensuring proposals are submitted on time.
- Acting as prime commercial contact with customers / potential customers and maintaining positive customer relations.
- Organising and leading internal governance reviews to submit customer proposals for Bid Approval Committee review.
- The preparation of all commercial aspects of complex proposals.
- The negotiation of contracts and agreements including complex terms and conditions of sale.
- Providing commercial support to other functions within the organisation.
- Maximising margins and ensuring the company’s position is protected in terms of legalities and liabilities
About Cobham Mission Systems
The most capable critical control solutions for extreme environments.
As the world’s leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.
Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk.
About Cobham plc
Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
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