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    Interim Commercial Manager

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    The Responsibilities:

    The role of the Commercial Manager will be to support the commercialisation of the business technology across a range of market sectors.

    Along with which, you will:

    • Coordinate and manage documentation for competitive tenders (including PQQs, EoIs, ITTs and RFQs) to win new business
    • Draft and negotiate contracts to successful conclusion
    • Post contract management including change control, risk review and closure
    • Contribute to the development of commercial functional policies, processes and procedures to ensure continuous improvement
    • Lead commercial negotiations with responsibility to develop and maintain effective working relationships with customers and project stakeholders
    • Prepare, negotiate, execute, interpret and administer legally binding contractual agreements of a complex nature
    • Implement and maintain effective commercial governance and risk mitigation through internal processes to protect the company interests
    • Manage contract changes, including ability to handle claims and conflict resolution
    • Combine experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered commercial judgements including an assessment of the overall impact on the business and people
    • Liaise with key stakeholders and customers during the preparation of bids to ensure agile response to enquiries
    • Summarise key contract Terms and Conditions, including risk and reward for presentation to broader audiences including the executive management team

    The Candidate:

    The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:


    • Experience of managing the commercial elements of complex and challenging projects through the full development life cycle.
    • Proven relevant experience gained in a technology led organisation such as the aerospace, automotive or manufacturing sector
    • Experience of managing licence agreements and drafting intellectual property arrangements
    • Experience of working across boundaries, including legal, technical and finance disciplines
    • Knowledge of UK and US Export Controls
    • Knowledge of Public Procurement regulations


    • Experience of negotiating and/or contract managing service delivery contracts
    • Experience of working in a fast paced, technology driven organisation
    • Knowledge of Ministry of Defence contracting and Terms and Conditions
    • Educated to degree level (Business/Contract Law) and have relevant industry experience

    If you are interested in this assignment, register your interest below.

    Remuneration: £400.00 per day
    Duration: 4 to 6 Months
    Location: London
    Reference: JN -032020-25498_1583855126
    Type: Contract
    Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering
    Discipline: Marketing
    Date Added: 10 Mar 2020
    Closing Date: 07 Apr 2020
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