Senior Commercial Officer

Posting Date: 12 June 2019

Location: Lee on Solent, Hampshire, GB, PO13 9FU

Company: Babcock

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Senior Commercial Officer

Location: Fareham/Portsmouth
Permanent, Full Time


About the role

Here at Babcock we are looking to recruit a Senior Commercial Officer to work closely with the Commercial Lead to provide support for a crucial bid. You will assist in all aspects of the negotiation of a relevant and manageable performance regime for the subsequent contract.


Your main responsibilities will include supporting the delivery of commercial services to the bid team by undertaking commercial activities in pursuit of the contract;


  • Provide advice on contractual, commercial and governance issues
  • Ensure all bid related activities comply with commercial policies and processes
  • Prepare subcontract ITT’s, evaluate tenders, make recommendations and place subcontracts within delegated levels of authority
  • Generally assist in the management of the supply chain


And as you’re supporting our business we’ll be supporting you. We offer flexible working hours, free parking and training opportunities.


What do I need to do the role?


You will be an experienced Commercial Officer with a legal background and CIPS qualification. Good communication and negotiation skills are required, as well as knowledge on contractual clauses and large scale bids.  


What else do I need to know about the role?


  • You will work a 37 hour week Monday-Friday with flexible start and finish times
  • Early Friday finish
  • All applicants must have or be able to obtain SC security clearance

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock 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.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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 click here.



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