Commercial Officer

Ref No. EMP455514
Salary £30,000 - £37,000/annum
Location Brighton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


My client have an exciting opportunity for somebody to join their commercial team on a permanent basis.


Strong commercial experience

The Job

The commercial officer is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day management of the Commercial/Contract group and for providing guidance for overall customer contract actions and internal administration. The position reports directly to the Contracts & Commercial Manager for the UK facility and includes accountability for commercial aspects, data fact-finding, audit, negotiations, and export control compliance. Customers include UK and Foreign Government Agencies, Prime Contractors and 2nd tier sub-contractors

Location - Near Brighton

Salary - Up to £37k plus benefits

Roles and responsibilities for the commercial officer -

Preparation and submission of commercial proposals and quotations including payment arrangements and commercial response and obtaining internal approvals as appropriate in accordance with the companies procedures.

Assist the Contracts & Commercial Manager with securing follow on business and the achievement of company order intake, sales, operating income and cash flow targets.

Negotiation of Contractual terms & conditions including pricing.

Analyse, prepare and negotiate contractual agreements

Work with the Commercial Supervisor to ensure the drafting and submission of export licence applications is in accordance with both UK and US regulations.

Preparation of and issuing of import and export Customs declaration of freight agents in accordance with the import and export approvals to ensure compliance with customs duty & VAT control requirements and UK and US licensing requirements.

Preparation of export documentation for freight deliveries and hand carry of equipment outside the UK.

Management of trade compliance requirements for visitors and employee's foreign travel.

Provide independent technical assessment of documents planned for release outside of the business to ascertain compliance with applicable export authorities and related limitations/ provisos.

The ideal candidate for the role will have -

Must have at least 3-5 years' experience in negotiating, drafting, and administering complex contracts,

Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills necessary for working in a team environment.

Analytical and methodical

Good communication skills

Attention to detail

IT proficient - Proficient in MS Word, Power Point, Excel

Team Player

Good standard of written and spoken English

Experience of Microsoft suite of office programmes

Knowledge of export and shipping procedures

Experience of international trade

Experience in defence markets

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.


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