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Commercial Officers


Bristol, GB, BS16 1FJ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Commercial Officers (All levels)
Location:               United Kingdom – Hybrid – Working from home options available
Compensation:     Competitive Salaries + Excellent Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF 46941

Make Your Skills Count


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 and various sites in Central Scotland.


Due to continuous growth, we are looking for multiple Commercial Officers, at various levels, to include:


•    Commercial Support Officer
•    Commercial Officer 
•    Senior Commercial Officer


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 Officers will make:

As one of our Commercial Officers, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll be responsible for commercial support to the business, involving management of commercial and contractual aspects with customers, and ensuring compliance within internal corporate governance and approvals, all of which are integral towards driving commercial performance of various contracts tied to numerous exciting projects across the business. 


Day to day, as part of our commercial team, you will support the budget management process, you will assist in drafting standard contractual documents, as well as providing input and guidance to the commercial elements of bids and proposals for new projects of work.  


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


•    Proven track record of assisting with the delivery of robust commercial management on contracts and bids 
•    Commercial management of large-scale projects
•    Experience in providing commercial specialist input into bids and contracts
•    Demonstrable evidence of developing and sustaining positive working relationships, including the ability to negotiate commercial terms 
•    Preferably educated to degree level with Law degree or similar qualification, or equivalent level of relevant experience.


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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