Commercial Specialist

  • Job Reference: SF55675
  • Date Posted: 3 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Manpower RPO - Babcock
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Commercial Specialist
Location: Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF55675

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Commercial Specialist, at our Bristol site.

The Role
As a Commercial Specialist, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will have the opportunity to work on a key national project, Sizewell C power station, by supporting the MEH Alliance during its formation and delivery.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for providing commercial support to the Alliance, whilst reporting directly to the Commercial Lead:

  • Management of commercial and contractual aspects with the Client.
  • Ensuring compliance within internal corporate governance and approvals.
  • Managing self-performed aspects of the scope.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week and requires regular travel to Bristol, on a weekly basis alongside home working arrangements.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential Experience of the Commercial Specialist:

  • Proven track record of assisting with the delivery of robust commercial management on contracts and bids.
  • Commercial management of large-scale projects.
  • Experience in providing commercial specialist input into bids and contracts.
  • Demonstratable evidence of developing and sustaining positive working relationships, including the ability to negotiate commercial terms.
  • Working knowledge of NEC contracts is highly desirable but, not essential.

Qualifications for the Commercial Specialist:

  • Holding or working towards a recognised professional qualification is desirable but, not essential (IACCM, WCC, PGCCM or equivalent / similar).

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels.

What we offer:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, 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
  • Flexible working - we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. 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.