Commercial Manager - Aerospace Engineering

Gerard Peters Ltd
60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 per annum + Pension & healthcare
10 Apr 2017
24 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial / Contracts Manager - Aerospace

Salary: Up to GBP55K dep on experience

Location: South East UK

Ref: BBBH617

Key phrases skills or sectors relating to this role include; Commercial Management Estimating, Bid Management, tenders, RFQ, quotations, commercial awareness, customer focus, management, engineering solutions, Aerospace, Tubing, Pipework Assemblies, Fabrication, Standard Times, Scope Changes, Contract Review

Our client is a highly successful aerospace engineering group, with international engineering and manufacturing capability. They supply high quality exotic metal components, fabrications and assemblies, to Aerospace OEMs and their major Tier 1 suppliers. Able to offer career growth and long term employment for the successful candidate, they are now seeking an experienced Commercial Manager to lead and enhance their Commercial, estimating, proposal and contractual capability.

Reporting directly into the Site Operations Director, you will be responsible for all commercial aspects of this site. You will maintain commercial governance, ensuring commercial protection of the business. Your team will successfully deliver commercial and technical bids and estimates to support sales proposals, within customer time-frames whilst focusing on the Group's USP's and margin requirements. You will also ensure that all scope changes are accurately costed, communicated to the customer and built in to a contract amendment.

Working closely with the Sales & technical teams, you will gain an understanding of the 'value requirements' of your customers and align the business proposals to deliver those needs, demonstrating sufficient flexibility and creativity to overcome bid obstacles, while ensuring risks are minimised and profit objectives are achieved.

As the ideal candidate, you will be of graduate calibre, with at least 4 years' similar Commercial Management experience with a track record of success in delivering against commercial targets.

Ideally, you will also demonstrate, a high level technical knowledge of Aerospace engineering, gained in a similar manufacturing / engineering environment. A proficient negotiator, with strong communication skills, producing contractual and legal documents such as; bids, proposals, quotations tender documents, will be well within your gift.

A genuinely exciting opportunity, this company is seeking a professional and ambitious person who can match their genuinely high standards.

If you feel that you fit the bill, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on line with your full CV Paula Ball.

Ideal living locations include: Guildford, Farnborough, Basingstoke, Reading, Aldershot, Camberley, Wokingham, Bracknell, Farnham, Godalming.