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Commercial & Contracts Manager

Portsmouth, Hampshire
£40.00 to £43.00 Per Hour
Job Type
9 Jun 2022
Commercial & Contracts Manager - Inside IR35 - Up to £43 per hour - BPSS (Must be willing to undergo SC Clearance) - Portsmouth or Stevenage - 7 Months - Single Stage Process

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Commercial & Contracts Manager to join the team on an initial 7 month deal in either Portsmouth or Stevenage.

Job Summary

Management of all Commercial and Contractual aspects of allocated opportunities and contracts across a wide range of opportunities including ESA, UK GOV, UK MOD and prospective private corporations
Work closely with key stakeholders to deliver profitable commercial solutions ensuring that commercial risks are highlighted and mitigated and required governance is followed
Responsible for management of the commercial aspects of the acquire business / bidding process to establish the nature of new requirements, preparation of bid and governance paperwork, review and negotiation of terms and conditions of contracts and agreements
Work with the Procurement organisation to advise on key contractual obligations and risks within the respective prime contracts and ensure flow down and mitigation accordingly
Manage existing contracts in accordance with company procedures and contractual requirements, to ensure efficient and accurate performance of commercial activities, change management and prompt payment of invoices
Develop rapport/relationship with customers to ensure smooth running of existing contracts
Work flexibly providing support to the wider business as required to provide best in class commercial guidance and management
Employ Commercial best practice, efficiency and responsiveness within an ethical environment
Due to the nature of the role the successful candidate must be able to operate for extended periods under own initiative without direct supervision; with an understanding as to when it is appropriate to seek advice and escalation on commercial / contractual issuesSkills/Experience Required


Communication is key, proactive as will be working with lots of teams.
Proven negotiation and contract management skills, doesn't matter which customers
Experience of working with UK Ministry of Defence, Governmental, and Non-Governmental customers in a commercial environment, defence industry.
Experience with customers.
Proven reputation as a self-starter, capable of delivering high quality workload with minimum supervision
Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to interact and influence across a range of stakeholders Desirable

Demonstrated experience within the commercial field (Sales / Bidding / Procurement / Commercial)
International communication.
Able to multitask, cover a number of contracts. Comfortable of handling multiple contact (study contracts).
Flexible team player
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  • Job Reference: 619964993-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Yolk Recruitment
    Yolk Recruitment
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: £40.00 to £43.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Contract