Commercial & Contracts Manager

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Corporate Functions


£40.00 - £43.00 per hour


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On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Commercial and Contracts Manager to join on an initial 7-month contract. The Commercial & Contracts Manager will support and work alongside the Senior Commercial Manager on a range of contracts both within the bidding phase as well as post contract award for a range of customers which may include the European Space Agency (ESA), UK Government, UK Ministry of Defence and various private corporations. In doing so the Contracts & Commercial Manager will be responsible for the management of all Commercial and Contractual aspects for the allocated opportunities, bids and contracts across this diverse programme line.

Role: Commercial and Contracts Manager
Pay: £43.00 per hour via Umbrella Company
Contract: Monday to Friday, 37 Hours a week, 7 months
Location: Portsmouth or Stevenage
IR35 Status: Inside
SC Clearance: BPSS


  • 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


  • Education to degree level or equivalent in a relevant business related degree
  • Demonstrated experience within the commercial field (Sales / Bidding / Procurement / Commercial)
  • Experience of working with UK Ministry of Defence, Governmental, and Non-Governmental customers in a commercial environment
  • Proven reputation as a self-starter, capable of delivering high quality workload with minimum supervision
  • Proven negotiation and contract management skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to interact and influence across a range of stakeholders
  • Native English language required
  • This position may require UK Security Clearance

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Hollie Binstead at Line Up Aviation
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