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Commercial Managers (All Levels)

Location: 

Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:               Commercial Managers (All Levels)
Location:               United Kingdom – Hybrid – Working from home options available
Compensation:     Competitive Salaries + Excellent Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF 46901


Creating Change Together

 

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, 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 multiple Commercial Managers at various levels, to include:

 

•    Assistant Commercial Manager
•    Commercial Manager
•    Bid Commercial Manager
•    Senior Commercial Manager 
 
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

 

The role

 

The difference our new Commercial Managers will make:

As one of our Commercial Managers, 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. 

 

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. These roles can be delivered from multiple sites, across the UK, alongside home working arrangements.


Essential experience

 

•    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.
•    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).

 

What we offer

 

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

 

Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

 

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
 
Application Guidance

 

All applications should be made online. 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.


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