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Commercial Manager


High Wycombe


£65000 - £70000/annum


Posted: 21/11/2023

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Commercial Manager
High Wycombe | £65-000 - £70,000 per annum | Permanent, Full Time | Hybrid Working

Exciting opportunity to join the nation's leader in the design and manufacture of engineered technology for British Defence and Security.

This role will see you responsible for all contractual activities through all aspects of the bid and project lifecycle for our portfolio of contracts and customers. You will lead and provide commercial input for major tenders, preparing quotations, lead negotiations and managing contracts through to completion. It will involve providing legal input into these areas, ensuring all commercial issues are effectively managed and completed.

Main Responsibilities

Engage in all business capture efforts including providing assistance and guidance during proposal management and development, as well as ensuring that the commercial and contractual aspects of proposals are reviewed, drafted, and submitted appropriately;
Identify key areas in contract terms that would represent a significant risk to the Company and advise senior management of the best course of action;
Lead negotiations with customers and partners on acceptable terms and conditions during bid/award and project execution phases;
Advise the Supply Chain Team on appropriate flow-down of contract conditions to sub-contractors/suppliers;
Preparing and negotiating all commercial agreements, including non-disclosure agreements and other ad-hoc agreements as required;
Become the "go to" point of reference for all commercial or legal queries raised in the business;
Play a leading role in cross functional project teams. Provide advice and action to support the delivery of programmes in a compliant and cost effective manner;
Manage the relationship and communication between the customer and Ultra for a range of UK and international customers;
Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and export controls;
Manage intellectual property ensuring appropriate controls, protection and licensing;


Demonstrable senior experience in Commercial/Contract Management
Strong experience in a customer-facing role, managing relationships with stakeholders
Aerospace, Defence, Maritime, Technology industry background is an advantage
Due to the nature of the work undertaken by the client, applicants will be required to undergo full security clearance if successful in the role.

For this reason, only British Nationals or Dual-British Nationals may apply.


Flexible working hours - core hours are 10am - 3pm, with 1pm finish on a Friday.
Optional 9-day fortnight
25 days Annual Leave
Christmas shut down
Option to buy or sell holiday
Option to purchase private health care, dental, critical illness etc via salary sacrifice.
Reward hub, discounts at over 200 online stores
4 x life cover
Pension starting 4% employee, 5% employer.
Annual bonus - 5%.
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Please send your CV to Anna Curtis at Insignis Talent at

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