Commercial Officer Birmingham
Published: 19th June 2020
Job Type
£350.00 - 397.90 per day


Role: Commercial Officer

Location: RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire

IR35: In Scope

Rate: £397.9 Umbrella

Security Clearance: SC (essential)

Interview Process: telephone

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Working within a commercial team to deliver programme objectives; Supporting colleagues to achieve targets in relevant timescales; Developing successful working relationships with external suppliers. Contributing to procurement and contract strategies; Compiling and issuing tenders; Administering contract amendments; Providing commercial advice and guidance to the wider business; Ensuring all procurement activities are within budget; Ensuring all activity undertaken is in line with government regulations and best practice.

  • Supporting DIO teams to create innovative procurement and commercial strategies that will deliver value for money on Infrastructure programmes and projects.  
  • Building trusted relationships with new and incumbent suppliers such that a “trust with consequences” approach to contract management can be operated.  
  • Monitoring and managing performance of suppliers against contract performance indicators.  
  • Supporting implementation of contract transition and mobilisation activities  
  • Shaping and leading commercial negotiations with both new and incumbent suppliers through to a pre-defined acceptable conclusion.  
  • Giving strategic advice and support to contracts in procurement, contract exits and during contract reviews.  
  • Resolving high-value commercial and legal disputes with suppliers.  
  • Development of current and future commercial resource, including self, into an agile and appropriately skilled workforce.  
  • Identifying and delivering improvements to existing contractual arrangements and informing on lessons learnt for new procurements  
  • Planning work around a published Forward Work Plan, alongside allocated funding and resource


  • Contract management
  • Experience in delivering tender packs
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • CIPS would be an advantage
  • Valid SC Clearance is essential

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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