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Commercial Specialist


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                 Commercial Specialist
Location:                 Rosyth, Fife + Hybrid Working Arrangements 
Compensation:       Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:               Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                    SF54775


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 at our Rosyth site.


The role


As a Commercial Specialist, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will interface with the multinational client on a complex ship design.  


Day to day, you’ll provide commercial analysis of business, opportunities and contracts, amongst general financial analysis of bids and contracts, risk

analysis, analysis of terms, agreements and contracts and also lead on complex negotiations relating to these commercial areas.


  • Develop existing commercial relationships with clients into long term partnering relationships and build new relationships
  • Identify business, corporate risks and contract risks and develop mitigation plans with operational teams
  • Lead major complex negotiations in partnering ways which deliver client and internal expectations
  • Draft, negotiate and implement agreements and contracts
  • provide advice at the right time to avoid disputes and help operational teams to continually improve and grow contracts for the benefit of client and Babcock


This is a full-time permanent role at thirty seven hours per week and will be based at our Rosyth, Fife site following a hybrid working arrangement. 


Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing.

Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview. 


Essential experience of the Commercial Specialist:


  • Demonstrable Contract Negotiation and Management
  • Demonstrable experience of partnering and building commercial relationships with clients
  • Demonstrable experience of developing risk mitigation plans
  • Ability to lead on complex negotiations
  • Financially astute and demonstrable experience with regards to impact of decisions and the effect on profitability


Qualifications for the Commercial Specialist:


  • Degree or equivalent in Law, Quantity Surveying or Business. 


We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS and 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 ten 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.


Closing date:    01/03/2024




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