Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in commercial management? Do you have the skills and experience to support the Senior Commercial Manager and the business in achieving ADS/ADSL’s objectives? You’ll get to assist in monitoring commercial activities. Join a great team at Aspire Defence Services…
As a Junior Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for providing commercial and contractual advice and support to the business, ensuring that ADS/ADSL’s risk is minimised, and commercial position is maximised. You will also develop, implement, and maintain commercial processes and procedures to meet prescribed business requirements.
You will have a range of responsibilities that involve monitoring, preparing, reviewing, and supporting various commercial and contractual activities. You will be expected to keep track of the Change Portals and the Insurance Tracker and communicate with your colleagues to ensure timely and accurate information exchange. You will also be responsible for creating and/or evaluating contractual submissions, such as responses to Contract variations, Compensation Events, and other contractual notices, in accordance with the internal Governance and processes.
You will also play an active role in attending and participating in meetings as required, and supporting the development and implementation of commercial processes that meet the prescribed business requirements. You will work closely with procurement to align the terms and conditions of contracts with customers, suppliers, partners and third parties. You will also identify and mitigate potential liabilities, risks, opportunities, issues, and disputes that may arise from these contracts, and produce innovative solutions.
Furthermore, you will support the Senior Commercial Manager with the interpretation of the contracted requirement as required, which may include the terms and conditions and the scope of work. You will maintain contractual records, documentation of key correspondence, and timeline, and track the progress of multiple activities against agreed deadlines. You will also undertake any related tasks as requested by the Senior Commercial Manager.
But first, meet the team…
With a 35-year contract, making soldiers’ lives better is at the heart of everything we do at Aspire Defence Services.
Seriously, picture a heart (the real one) and imagine how hard it works to keep the body running, making sure every part gets exactly what it needs to thrive. That’s our mission; to deliver a modern, fully serviced, flexible working environment for soldiers.
And just as the heart needs certain parts to keep the body alive, we need the dedication and commitment of our people to support our customers. We deliver a broad range of services for one-third of the British Army living and working on our patch, and we're proud of the work we do.
We’re all about nurturing great teams, and our award-winning safety and wellbeing initiatives are built on keeping an eye out for one another and having a good work-life balance.
In addition to being part of our team, you’ll also get…
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, as well as the option to buy and sell holiday
- Contributory Company Pension Plan matched up to 6%, plus individual life assurance
- A shopping discounts scheme
- Birthday Day Off Scheme
- Cycle to Work and Tech Scheme
- Discounted gym membership at Aldershot and Tidworth Leisure Centre
- Reward and recognition to celebrate outstanding achievements
- Free on-site parking with EV Charging
Ready to join the team?
You must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a commercial role in a relevant environment, experience or knowledge of contract management principles, negotiation skills, and the ability to review and draft contracts, and an understanding of the principles of contractual and commercial risk.
Experience of contract law is additionally desirable, and you should be a strategic and commercial thinker who is flexible and pragmatic.
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Location: Tidworth and Bulford
Please note: Our garrisons are tobacco free working environments. As part of this role, you will be required to obtain security clearance prior to starting with us.
ADSL has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the right to live and work in the UK. If you are invited to an interview, you will be asked to bring with you original copies of documentation that provides evidence of your right to live and work in the UK. Applicants needing skilled worker sponsorship may not be suitable for this post due to the immediacy of the appointment. If you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to ADSL verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.
We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate against protected characteristics. We guarantee that candidates will be given the same consideration and will pass through our established procedures. Please note, this vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications.