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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:                  SF55289


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 have the opportunity to support on a range of exciting Marine Engineering & Systems projects at our Rosyth site.  


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 role is full time, thirty-six hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with three days in the office/onsite and two days working from home and is based at our Rosyth site. 


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 


  • Educated to degree level with relevant degree (ideally Law, Business or Quantity Surveyor) or equivalent qualification or relevant experience.
  • World Commerce and Contracting (WCC) (previously IACCM) qualifications are highly desirable.
  • Alternatively, equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of exposure to fundamental theories, principles and practices


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/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


Security Clearance


The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) and Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer 


  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution 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 the majority of 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
  • Potential to develop skills.
  • A dynamic working environment. 
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.


Babcock International 


For over a century Babcock has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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: 09/08/2024



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