Commercial Officer

Are you an experienced Commercial officer looking for the next step in your career? Do you have experience of delivering in the defence or engineering sector?

tpgroup is a growing global professional services and technology partner with a unique end-to-end approach in defence, energy and space programmes.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Officer, this is a key role within the business supporting the Senior Commercial Officer, delivering the day-to-day contract management. Within this role you will be ensuring robust process and procedures are followed to drive the business functions, and to deliver to specific contract performance criteria, highlighting and minimizing risks in the business performance throughout the term. This role is looking for someone to deliver the following duties:

  • Act as Commercial lead for all assigned frameworks, contracts, tasks and stages of the contracting process
  • Undertake end to end review of all aspects of proposals to advise on risks and cost drivers and to propose acceptable commercial positions
  • Review of legal terms and conditions including redrafting as required Responsibility for drafting and negotiation of contractual agreements
  • Support the project management and technical delivery teams in identifying and effectively managing commercial risks to contract performance

About You

To deliver this role you will have experience in delivering a Commercial Officer role previously, with a well-developed understanding of key legal and commercial concepts. You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of what is required from a business to deliver on the requirements of a contract, and articulate this to the business. You will be required to have fantastic communication and relationship management skills, as you will be liaising with internal and external stakeholders. Essential to deliver this role is excellent organisation and multi-tasking skills, with a close attention to detail and an ability to work well under pressure. Experience of working within the Defence or Engineering sectors would be preferable.

What you will get in return is the opportunity to join an organisation that is growing, and would like to assist you in developing your career with us. We are developing industry leading technology solutions and services in the defence, space and renewable energy sectors and would like to provide you with the opportunity to evolve with us. We will support you in expanding your skills and capabilities with the assistance of a fantastic team around you. In addition, we will offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested in applying for this role, you must have:

  • Candidates must have an existing right to live and work in the UK.
  • Candidates will need to undergo an internal BPSS check prior to gaining site access.
  • Candidates will also need to either hold a current SC clearance or be willing and eligible to undergo a Security Clearance check (SC level) upon starting their employment with the company.
  • T0 gain SC clearance you will normally need at least 5 years’ UK residency.


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