Job Details Commercial Executive R05923

Discipline

Commercial | Legal | Procurement and Supply Chain | Sales and Business Development

Location

Stevenage | Bristol

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00 Job Description

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

A fixed-term contract of 12-15 months

Salary £65K+ dependent on experience + bonus + benefits

An opportunity has arisen to join a proactive and motivated commercial team, in a sector committed to delivering Defence Capability to the UK Armed Forces and other World Governments, covering all aspects of the product lifecycle from concept to disposal.

This particular role is a leadership position within the Future Systems Delivery area, with responsibility for the overall commercial delivery of a portfolio of contracts.

Role

Responsible for all commercial aspects of Future Systems Contracts, this includes domestic contracts with several branches of the Ministry of Defence and a range of Industrial Customers.

Be a subject matter expert in complex commercial issues, notably Intellectual Property.

Responsible for the quality and timeliness of the teams commercial output.

Hold delegated authority for approvals, signatory of agreements and contracts on behalf of the organisation.

Effectively communicating with wider teams in order to support opportunities and implement commercial policy and process and ensuring a consistent commercial position across the business.

Dealing with Directors, Sector and Project Heads when contract issues are escalated for resolution.

Responsible for all stages of the commercial life cycle from early engagement, bidding, contract management and closure.

Responsible for delivering sector reporting, metrics, audit obligations and functional requirements for the commercial directorate.

What were looking for

Someone who can maximise identified business opportunities and implement commercial objectives and associated activities to support such opportunities. This includes the development of commercial strategies, contracting arrangements and approaches to commercial through life management.

Someone with contract drafting skills including different agreement types, with an awareness of UK Ministry of Defence Conditions being preferable.

Someone who can manage a wide range of variation of complexity in role, with a positive outlook to change.

A strong commercial problem solver who understands and can manage commercial risk.

A strong presenter with experience of taking bids through approvals and managing a wide range of commercial stakeholders.

Ability to follow and empower a team to follow commercial processes ensuring compliance.

Forms part of the senior management team, working closely with the Sector Heads and supporting the multifunctional leadership aspects of the area to deliver our promises to multiple customer.

Is an effective communicator, both internally; informing a wide range of stakeholders, and externally; building and maintaining a good working relationship with customer counterparts.

Has the ability to set out strategies relating to the negotiation of complex commercial situations to the benefit of the company, whilst taking in to account the wider commercial implications.

Is able to be the point of contact for any contractual information and agreements including obtaining and implementing legal advice with ability to guide teams through commercial issues.

Whats in it for you?

Prominent role with a lot of senior interaction and engagement internally and externally, including joint working with senior customer representatives to solve complex issues.

Can influence commercial strategy and implement it to ensure continuous improvement

Dynamic working environment (with some short term UK and International travel required) with flexible working hours, both at a well-equipped site and at home.

Join a great team!

This is a very busy team, supporting wider teams at the front end of technology, often working with tight timescales, to establishing mechanisms to contract which will influence potential opportunity throughout the CADMID cycle.

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

Were here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families the UKs work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers) and Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK).

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

00 Benefits & Rewards

Annual Bonus

Annual Bonus

Our success is dependent on every individual’s contribution to MBDA UK. We want to encourage you to fulfil your potential and share in that success. As such, we have in place a bonus scheme based on different criteria and dependant on grade.

25 Days Annual Leave (plus holiday purchase)

25 Days Annual Leave (plus holiday purchase)

Employees receive 25 days of paid annual leave per calendar year, in addition to all statutory and public holidays. This increases to 26 days after 10 years of service and 27 days after 30 years. You can enjoy more time off by purchasing up to an additional five days holiday through payroll.

Dynamic / Flexible Working

Dynamic / Flexible Working

The way we work is changing and your schedule will reflect that. For non-executive employees, we have a flexi-time scheme that allows you to choose, within certain parameters, when you start and finish each day and how you can use time you have accrued. If you have worked the time, you are also able to accrue and take up to 15 days of Flexi-leave per annum, in addition to the 25 days of annual leave provided and bank holidays.

Enhanced Parental Leave

Enhanced Parental Leave

Eligible employees taking maternity, adoption or shared parental leave can take up to 52 weeks of leave. This includes up to 18 weeks of enhanced pay, paid at 100% of their average earnings.

Dining and Lifestyle Discounts and Vouchers

Dining and Lifestyle Discounts and Vouchers

We offer a choice of two dining and lifestyle cards so you can save money at restaurants, cinema, days out and more as a member. You will have access to hundreds of discounts and rewards on a wide range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment options.

Subsidised Gym Membership

Subsidised Gym Membership

Keep fit for less with our on-site gym located at Stevenage, without breaking the bank. The monthly cost includes access to Stevenage’s Sports & Social club where you can enjoy money off sporting activities, shopping, theatre trips and more. We also offer discounted rates at over 3,500 gyms nationwide.

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

A valuable part of your reward package is the option to become a member of the BAE System Pension Scheme. Whether you plan to retire in five or 45 years you need to think about where your future income will come from when you do. The pension schemes do not just provide for your future, you will also have protection in case you have to stop or cease work early because of ill health; and valuable benefits for your beneficiaries if you should pass away.

Share Incentive Plan

Share Incentive Plan

The Share Incentive Plan (SIP) is available for you to join and reinforces our commitment to long-term share ownership amongst our employees.

Financial Advice

Financial Advice

You can take advantage of a range of free seminars held throughout the year to help you make good financial decisions for now and the future.

Extracurricular Learning Budget

Extracurricular Learning Budget

You can receive up to £150 towards the cost of approved courses each year including group language lessons.

Health and Dental Insurance

Health and Dental Insurance

Cover you and your family with the option to select our six levels of dental cover. You can choose to visit NHS or private dentists and the cost is deducted through payroll. 

We've teamed up with AXA PPP to offer a selection of private healthcare plans, deductible from your net pay, for you and your family. 

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Receive free, confidential advice on a range of financial, personal and workplace issues, available 24/7.

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Training and Development

Development of our people is of vital importance to us at MBDA, which is why we ensure everyone has access to the teams, tools and resources needed to achieve their goals. This includes our dedicated in-house Learning & Development team, our Apprenticeship programmes, a variety of online learning platforms, and much more.

We encourage new learning and will provide up to £150 in financial support per year if you wish to participate in further study in your own time.

If you lead a team, or hope to do so in the future, we offer a range of management training opportunities, with paths designed for people of all experience levels. 

Dynamic Working

We want our people to work when and where they feel they can be most effective. For most of our employees, we have a flexi-time scheme that allows you to choose, within certain parameters, when you start and finish each day and how you can use time you have accrued.

For roles that do not have to be based on one of our sites full-time, you will have opportunities to work from home as part of your agreed Dynamic Working arrangement.

If you have worked the time, you are also able to accrue and take up to 15 days of Flexi-leave per annum, in addition to the 25 days of annual leave provided and bank holidays.

Security Clearance

All employees at MBDA are required to hold UK Security or BPSS Clearance. 

For further information, please view our Security & Vetting page.

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