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    £75000 - £90000 per annum

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    Rebecca Long

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    Rebecca Long

Commercial Manager (Defence)

Location: Bristol (2 days a week on-site but need to be able to travel as and when needed)

Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 plus 10% bonus and other great benefits

One of our Defence clients are looking for a Commercial Manager to join their established and growing team on a permanent basis

Founded over 50 years ago, they're an American aerospace electronics engineering and manufacturing corporation that specialise in creating state of the art solutions in the fields of aviation, national security, electronic warfare, command and control, mission systems and inline cybersecurity.

Their innovations can be found all over the world, they are a go to company in the UK for Tactical and Operational Communication Information Systems and services integration, providing solutions to Defence organisations and other areas of the UK Government.

Due to continued support to the MoD on various national long-term frameworks they have a number of opportunities in working in the Defence Sector

As the Commercial Manager your role could include Sourcing, Procurement, Contract Management, Sales, Disposals and Corporate activities. Along with strong core commercial management experience across a broad range of sectors and projects, they are seeking candidates who have extensive Category Management and supply change management experience

They are looking for you to have experience in the following:

  • Single source/direct award procurements
  • UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015
  • NEC contract knowledge and experience
  • Working towards or have a degree in Project Management, Commercial Management, Business, Law or equivalent
  • CIPS level 7 / Chartered status as well as additional in-depth relevant work experience
  • Must have UK MoD Security Clearance
  • Knowledge of Defence and Defence contracting

As well as great opportunity for personal and professional development, other benefits include:

  • Excellent benefit package with a 10% bonus subject to work performance targets being achieved.
  • The post is in Bristol with some travel to St Athan and UK sites. The post requires some travel to customer sites throughout the UK and potentially the US
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Sage benefits
  • Access to private health insurance
  • Excellent pension provision

If you're interested, I would be more than happy to discuss the role in more detail, along with any other opportunities you may be open to

Please apply using the link or get in touch on 0117 332 8100/ email me on r.long @