Senior Commercial Officer
Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England
Unspecified (Full time)
UK CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available
CLEARANCE TYPE: UK-Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
To lead and plan the management of contracts and emerging tasking, including input to, and management of, others' approaches and resources, in order to ensure commercial and financial interests of the company are optimized and to ensure that all contractual obligations are fulfilled.
Day to day management of assigned personnel
Training, coaching and continuous development of assigned personnel
Manage administration, procurement and maintenance of allocated contracts
Maintain a positive relationship with customer and sub-contractor commercial organisations
Developing new contract agreements ensuring that terms and conditions are consistent with those existing and
coordinated with relevant technical specifications and statements of work
Ensuring that contractual obligations are fulfilled
Administering task authorisation as well as bid and proposal activities in support of new requirements
Verifying that customer requests reflect the company’s contractual obligations and flow those requests to responsible
areas for action
Submission of contractual deliverables to the customer
Executing, reviewing, maintaining and contributing towards the improvement, as appropriate, of Corporate, Sector and local commercial processes
Providing commercial support to wider company team
Support company cash management objectives and ensure the company’s commercial exposure is minimized
Export control administration relating to contracts
Leading commercial meetings or attending new business opportunities in support of modifications
Experience of Contract/Subcontract or Procurement administration
Experience within an aerospace/logistics environment or contracting with the UK Ministry of Defence would be advantageous,
Excellent and proven administrative skills,
Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally on all commercial matters
Numeracy skills, accuracy and attention to detail
Flexibility and demonstrated ability to achieve demanding deadlines
Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office tools
Experience of UK export Control and US International Trade in Arms legislation would also be an advantage.
Degree/CIPS/A Levels/ONC or similar qualifications and/or relevant experience preferably in business related subjects, Contracts Law or Law.
Formal Contracting and/or Procurement based qualifications would be advantageous
Applicants must be able to hold and maintain UK Government clearances
Looking for flexibility? Speak to us at application stage about what may be possible.
Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.