Commercial Manager - Future Submarines

Bristol (City Centre)

Job summary

Babcock International
£60,000 - £69,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working
Compensation: £64,000.00 + benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF53247

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Commercial Manager - Future Submarines at our Bristol - Babcock Technology Centre site.

The role
As a Commercial Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary where you will play a key role in influencing Babcock's support to international collaborative programmes, whilst being driven to achieve positive outcomes and identifying ways for continuous improvement.

Day to day, you'll lead on two strategic future submarine contracts and support the company's international opportunities with Australia and the US, working to secure Babcock's position in the future. You will be working to ensure the financial and commercial interests of the company are optimised, supporting the achievement of financial targets and ensuring that contractual obligations and associated risks are adequately dealt with.

Responsibilities as Commercial Manager will also include:

  • Leading a team of four in supporting the commercial discussions with customers and industry parties on the contracts and other international opportunities
  • Providing commercial advice to internal stakeholders, preparing and reviewing commercial documents (strategic agreements, bidding documents, non-disclosure agreements)
  • Preparing and reviewing commercial governance documents and work closely with other areas of the business (finance, supply chain, project, operations, estimating etc.)
  • Interacting with both internal stakeholders (project, finance, supply chain, senior management team) and external stakeholders (customer (MOD) and suppliers) and therefore the ability to communicate well and manage stakeholder relationships is a key asset.

You'll be required to work 36 hours per week (Monday-Friday). We offer hybrid working with 2-3 days required onsite at Babcock Technology Centre, Bristol.

Essential experience of the Commercial Manager - Future Submarines:

  • Experience in preparing commercial bids or leading Government bid evaluation teams
  • A sound understanding of the UK Government contracting terms and policies including SSCR, with an emphasis on long-term collaborating and performance-based contracts
  • Demonstration of creating and maintaining positive working relationships with both clients and suppliers/subcontractors

Qualifications for the Commercial Manager - Future Submarines:

  • We value difference and we don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.
  • The successful candidate must be a sole UK citizen and able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 08/11/2023

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