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Commercial Manager

Job Role:
Engineering - Non IT jobs
Employment Type:
Freelance Roles
Sub-Employment Type:
Rest of UK
South East England
Salary Description:
475 Per Day Umb/ Paye option
Start Date:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Job Ref:

Commercial Manager

CV deadline: 14/01 @ 1430

Security clearance: SC

We are looking for a SC cleared Commercial Manager with a good understanding of MOD/Defence Industry procurement procedures, preferably with excellent knowledge and recent experience of being involved in complex, high-value projects/competitions/services. You will possess strong interpersonal skills, ensuring the optimal commercial approach (and required commercial artefacts) are articulated within the SK6A Main Gate Business Case.

The SKYNET 6 Delivery Team is responsible for the sustainment and development of the MOD's strategic, worldwide communications capability from September 2022, when the current SKYNET 5 Private Finance Initiative contract expires.

To achieve this SKYNET 6 project has been split into three workstreams: SKYNET 6A satellite, Service Delivery Wrap and SKYNET 6 Enduring Capability.

This post is part of a team conducting the SKYNET 6A Assessment Phase which will use single source tendering for the acquisition of a UK sovereign military communications satellite to extend the Skynet 5 constellation out of service date to c.2028.

The post will be responsible for the management and delivery of one or more key activities in the Assessment Phase such as:

* Mature the current commercial single source strategy and identify criteria for performance monitoring, incentivisation, liabilities, commercial risks, etc.
* Drafting and development of negotiation and engagement strategies.
* Develop and mature contract terms and conditions including supporting contract schedules, securing support from colleagues and specialists as necessary.
* Preparation, drafting and collating Invitation to Negotiate tender documentation.
* Developing rigorous and robust tender evaluation and selection processes complying with government/MOD procedures.
* Draft assurance briefings and assist with the MOD commercial assurance process.

As well as the specific experience required above you will have the necessary qualifications, skills & experience of a Commercial Manager to take control of this requirement from its inception to its completion.

If you meet the experience required above please apply/contact me ASAP for the full job spec. Thank you.

Contact Details:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Tel: 02087472161
Contact: James Christie

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