Commercial Support Officer
Location: Plymouth, Devon, PL1 4DG
Compensation: £32,020 + Benefits
Full Time / Permanent Position
We're looking for a Commercial Support Officer to join our Naval Nuclear Commercial team supporting operations at Bristol, Clyde and Plymouth including Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We're a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.
What will you be doing?
As a Commercial Support Officer supporting commercial activities across Devonport, Clyde and Bristol, supporting and liaising with Project Teams and providing commercial advice with regard to contract issues. You'll act as the commercial point of contact to the Customer and will provide commercial representation to review meetings and Customer progress meetings, as and when required. You'll assist with the tendering, negotiating and placement of Goods and Services contracts. You'll also provide commercial support to corporate reporting functions ensuring compliance within the required corporate governance and approvals.
The experience you'll bring
Previous experience in a commercial support role would be highly advantageous. You will also need to be qualified to HNC / NVQ Level 3 in a relevant subject.
We would also like you to have the following:
* Strong Commercial awareness.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and confidently
* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Lastly, you will need highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to interface effectively with stakeholders, project teams and our customers.
What a role with Babcock offers?
* Enhanced employment terms and conditions
* Money purchase pension scheme
* Life assurance
* Share ownership scheme
* Occupational health services
* Flexible working hours (only non-industrials)
* Career opportunities, advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams
* Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.
To find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants please visit our website.
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Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.
Closing date: 7th January 2022