Commercial Officer (AG3225)

Key Recruitment
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP35000/annum GBP32k
04 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Position: Commercial Officer

Location: Warwickshire

Salary: GBP32k

The Role:

* Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will work closely with the legal and commercial team, and the wider Project team to help provide commercial support and expertise to help ensure the company is exercising its obligations fully in line with the contractual requirements, and in a way that ultimately delivers both best value for the company and a delighted customer

* Can be involved with the ongoing contract management and change control for a major high value project

* Have the desire to learn and develop your commercial skills in order to work with minimal supervision within the corporate governance structure.

* Providing advice on the contract documents and schedules to the wider project team

* Provide general commercial advice and assistance to the wider project team

* Co-ordination of the signature process for Contract Changes, Non-Disclosure Agreements and other contractual documents

* Responsible for building a strong working relationship of mutual trust and respect with the relevant members of the Customers Team

* Responsible for building a strong working relationship of mutual trust and respect with the relevant members of the project team and internal customer groups

* Manage the Contract Change process, from Change Request, Impact Assessments through to signature of the Contract Change

* Draft standard contract change requirements, and support the Commercial Manager in the development of more complex change requirements

* Arrange signature and appropriately file Contract Changes

* Provide support and tracking of the proposal and approval process for additional projects work ensuring the applicable internal and customer approval paperwork is appropriately completed and managed

* Provide support to the claims process in line with their contractual obligations & liaise with the central Legal and Commercial Team to ensure appropriate processes are followed

* Log and maintain contractual documentation on the central document management system

* Provide commercial support and assistance as required to the Commercial Manager including assisting with larger/more complex contract changes and commercial contracts etc.

* Deputise for the Commercial Manager in their absence


* Degree/HND/HNC in a legal or other appropriate discipline is desirable. Depth and breadth of experience will be considered where these qualifications have not been attained.

* "Can-do / will-do" attitude

* Become a reliable and trusted member of the Contract Services Team

* Constantly searching for improvements

* Understands the implications to the business if procedures/policies are not being followed

* Looks beyond the immediate situation - has the foresight to identify the knock-on effects of a particular course of action

* Ability to build strong relations with all stakeholder

* Effective time management and prioritisation of workload to ensure that deadlines are met