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Commercial Officer

Maidstone, Kent
Remote Working
Remote Working
£42,000 to £45,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Excellent opportunity for an experienced Sales Support Analyst / Commercial Officer with Defence industry experience, to identify, analyse and engage in winning new business opportunities, assisting the senior management team of a growing training provider, MKC Training Services Ltd based in Kent. Remote working from home - some office visits. Immediate start (subject to checks). Excellent development potential. Salary of £42K - 45K (Neg) pa, plus excellent benefits to include Healthcare, Pension and 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays). The company is nationally acknowledged for designing and delivering world class, innovative and wide ranging learning solutions for the defence, construction and engineering sectors. Commercial Sales Support Analyst - Responsibilities: Identify and analyse new business opportunities, both internal and external Provide a commercial lead into tender bids, business cases, quotations and associated documents (EOI, RFI, PQQ etc) and support the bid process Coordinate external bid support staff and subject matter experts where required Read, understand, interpret and summarise tender and contract documents Provide financial and other analysis on new business opportunities, including frameworks to support the planning and decision making of MKC Training Senior Management and project leads Maintain registers of tender opportunities, potential bid partners and contract staff who could assist with new opportunities Negotiate contractual arrangements with prospective customers and suppliers Conduct background research on commercial opportunities, competitors and tendering arrangements Provide commercial support to the Commercial Director, Commercial Manager and Business Development Manager Manage membership of trade bodies and tendering portals Monitor tendering portals for opportunities and help to maintain CRM records Actively contribute to meetings both within MKC Training and with existing and potential customers Identify ways in which commercial processes can be streamlined and improved Provide cover to other commercial work as required and directed by senior management Assist management in the delivery of strategic objectives Requirements for Commercial Sales Support Analyst Knowledge and experience of defence and/or wider UK government commercial processes Relevant Business and / or Commercial qualification / membership (e.g. BA Hons degree in Management) or working towards one Excellent written and verbal communication skills Highly Numerate with experience of financial / business analysis and presentation of reports and data to senior management Good interpersonal skills, good communicator with strong relationship building Intermediate / Advanced MS Office qualification and experience of regular spreadsheet work Ability to adhere to tight deadlines Ability to analyse information able to gather, process, and use information for understanding, decision making, further analysis, forecasting and action Desirable Experience of working on financial analysis for projects and/or tender bids Knowledge and experience of commercial business processes Ability to understand financial reports and statistics, conducting investment appraisals and produce financial models Previous experience in a complex public organisation or in a multiple stakeholder working environment MKC Training is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. Candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, faith or belief, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or age. Their core values are; Commitment to learner success Investment in People Collaboration through partnership to achieve shared goals Innovation to prepare for tomorrow This is an excellent opportunity to become a pivotal member of the team that will help determine the future growth of the business. Full Job Description is available on request
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  • Job Reference: 705244343-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Technical Placements Ltd
    Technical Placements Ltd
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £42,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent