Commercial Officer

County of Bristol
Up to £0.00 per annum
25-08-2020 12:02 PM

Commercial Officer
6 Months
£355.00 per day
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We are recruiting for a Commercial Officers with experience within the Public Sector for a role on a busy site in the Bristol area.

The individual will be a competent procurement professional with experience gained within a technology environment. This person is to support a CAT A Programme, which will provide the core services for the new integrated Above Secret Defence System.

Responsibilities include:
· Managing clarification questions
· Evaluating bids
· Commercial Administration
· Drafting letters
· Attendance at meetings
· Drafting contract documentation
· Contract management post contract award
· Other ad-hoc duties
· Obtaining approvals/scrutiny e.g. Cabinet Office, IAB/IAC

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in MOD and/or another relevant public sector procurement organisation
  • Experience of digital/technology procurement, multi-sourcing and outsourcing
  • Experience of creating and delivering commercial strategies
  • Experience of leading commercial delivery of procurement projects in both a competitive and non-competitive environment
  • Experience of running procurement exercises via OJEU and government frameworks
  • Experience/evidence of commercial activity to deliver technology disaggregation programs
  • SC with DV as desirable and MUST have Sole UK Nationality

If you are interested in finding out more, you can call Adam Nash on 02392 288289 or email

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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