13 Feb

Commercial Lead Jobs Vacancy at Bae Systems Portsmouth

Commercial Lead
Bae Systems
Portsmouth ENG
13 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

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Commercial Lead Jobs Vacancy at Bae Systems Portsmouth Jobs Details:

Commercial Lead T45

Would you thrive in the challenging and dynamic environment of the Type 45 Programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Commercial Lead at our site in Portsmouth.

As a Commercial Lead, you will be tasked with working on the T45 programme managing the complexity of working across multiple contracting models with diverse customers, partners and suppliers with different priorities. You will also support the wider commercial team in delivering and implementing new contracting and customer engagement strategies.

This role will provide you with the opportunity of having direct contact with senior staff in the business, customer and supplier community building a strong stakeholder network whilst gaining fantastic levels of exposure to the enterprise as a whole.

Your main responsibilities as a Commercial Lead will involve:

Ensuring that the requisite Commercial skills are available to the internal customers, deputising for the Head of Commercial Warship Support as required

Managing and developing customer and partner relationships and engagement

Ensuring that the contract requirements and obligations are clear and unambiguous and that the programme teams are fully briefed on all commercial aspects

High level of customer interaction, managing customer expectations in terms of requirements and affordability

Ensuring timely delivery against deadlines and financial targets

Active participation in continuous business development and business improvement

Preparing and leading the presentation of RBA and LCM reviews

Influencing, review, drafting, negotiation and finalisation of complex bids, proposals and contracts / commercial agreements with MOD and our partners

Your skills and qualifications as a Commercial Lead:

Strong background in the UK defence industry ideally in the support environment

Extensive commercial experience and working within a similar role

Excellent relationship management skills and ability to influence key stakeholders and decision makers

Ability to adapt and respond to change in increasingly complex and dynamic situations and environments

Excellent communication skills and a proven capability of performing well under pressure

Ability to work on your own initiative and be confident to take the lead when required

Proven experience of people leadership

What we're looking for in you:

Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to build and support relationships with customers and partners. You will have a logical approach to business operations and a flexible approach to work, with a desire and willingness to learn and develop. You will be able to work effectively, both as part of a team and independently.

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Inspiring Work, Inspiring People



Primary Location

GB-ENG-HAM-Portsmouth Naval Base

Closing Date

23/Mar/18, 6:59:00 PM

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