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Advertiser: Cubiq Recruitment

Job Title: Chief Commercial Officer - Defence
Rate:£ Per Year
Description: Chief Commercial Officer - Defence

Salary depending on experience



Our client is a world leading aircraft OEM and are seeking an experienced individual to join the expanding defence arm of the business.

We are seeking for an experienced individual with flexible work ethic and able to engage with audience during delivery of training sessions / presentation. You’ll be responsible for providing financial and commercial support to the Head of Defence Business and other members of the Defence Department.

You’ll be required to travel between Germany, France and UK. You’ll also be required to gain MoD security clearance.

Your key responsibilities include the following:

* Coordinating all financial and commercial activities within the Defence Department
* Providing financial and commercial input for all offers and tender responses to the MoD in accordance with company policy and procedure, and requirements of the customer
* Drafting or reviewing contracts/contract amendments ensuring avoidance of unacceptable financial or commercial risk
* Lead or assist in contract negotiations, in liaison with programme management personnel, to ensure all financial and commercial requirements are achieved or addressed
* Contract administration and compliance, including financial planning and reporting, adherence to terms and conditions, prompt invoicing and customer adherence to payment milestones
* Ensuring compliance with all DRA Single Source Contract Regulations (SCSR) and Reporting Requirements
* Maintenance of order intake records, sales and order backlog by contract
* Preparation of Defence Department financial forecasts and performance reports, in accordance with approved Company operating plans and budgets, for routine review and regular evaluation at Senior Management Level

Experience Required

* Aviation Programmes
* Design and Management of Project Control functions within complex, large-scale Programmes
* Risk and Opportunity Management
* Major Tender Proposals
* Offer processes and management
* Preparation of financial reports

Knowledge and Skills Required

* Previous experience at a senior level within a commercial organisation
* Sound knowledge of Business Accounting procedures
* Knowledge of MoD DE&S Procurement Cycle and Procedures
* Knowledge of MoD DEFCONS and MoD contracting procedures and policies for procurement
* Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities to solve complex problems
* Excellent presentation and influencing skills
* Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written
* Must have high computer literacy ability in MS Office (Word, Access, Visio but especially Xcel)
* Working knowledge of UK contract law and procurement practices
* Knowledge of DRA SSCRs

Qualification Required

* Professional Accounting qualification CIMA, ACCA or equivalent

How to APPLY:-

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided and I will contact you shortly for a confidential discussion.

Cubiq Recruitment is recognised as a trusted supplier of permanent, contract and interim recruitment services to the technology and manufacturing sectors.

Our teams of specialist recruiters operate across the following engineering and commercial disciplines; mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, controls & instrumentation, embedded software & electronics, quality & manufacturing, product design and project, programme & operations management.
Skills Required: Chief Commercial Officer - Defence
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Alex Woodhead Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0871 200 1407   Contact Fax:
Reference: AW 557967 Added: 01-11-2017
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