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Commercial Specialist

Employer
Babcock
Location
Hampshire
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Sector
Purchasing
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

Job Details

Job Title: Commercial Specialist
Location: UK, Flexible Location + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Up to £40,000 (Dependent on Experience) + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55126

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Commercial Specialist working across a range of Babcock sites.

The Role
As a Commercial Specialist you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be part of a team providing commercial support to deliver vital services to the British Army as it continues to evolve in a rapidly changing world.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for supplying commercial guidance to project teams; co-ordinating responses to new customer requirements and leading contract change control:

  • Co-ordinate and attend contract level reviews.
  • Evaluate, amend, review and update commercial procedures.
  • Support or lead contract negotiations.
  • Support or lead business improvement activities.
  • Attend management meetings at various locations

This position is full time, 37 hours per week with a hybrid mixture of working from home and on site at one of the following locations:

  • Donnington, Shropshire
  • Andover, Hampshire
  • Warminster, Wiltshire
  • Bovington, Dorset
  • Warrington, Cheshire
  • London

Essential Experience of the Commercial Specialist:

  • Previous experience in a commercial role
  • Prior experience of MoD processes and dealing with Government customers preferred but not essential
  • High degree of literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to understand contracts.
  • Defence / public sector background ideal - anything that involves contract work.

Qualifications for the Commercial Specialist:

  • Ideally, hold or be working towards a recognised professional qualification (IACCM, WCC, PGCCM) or equivalent / similar but, this is not essential.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most 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

Babcock International
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.

Company

Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

Take a look below at the roles Manpower UK is currently recruiting for at Babcock.

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Head Office
33 Wigmore Street
London
W1U 1QX
GB

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