|Job Ref:||R0011937||Employer:||Thales Group||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Crawley||Address:||Post Date:||17/10/2016 22:01|
Commercial Manager/Senior Commercial Manager|
Must have customer facing experience experience and experience negotiating commercial contracts
Thales people design solutions that enable two thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. In the UK, our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters.
And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.
As a Senior Commercial Manager your contract experience, commercial acumen and win-win negotiating skills will shape the future of our business.
This role is about driving and securing the growth of our solutions and services in emerging and mature markets whilst working with exceptional engineers on immensely interesting projects.
Lead the commercial and contract negotiation of key programmes in the £millions
Develop robust, high quality proposals and draft contracts that ensure Thales are maintained as a supplier of choice to our customers
Effectively collaborate with various functions throughout the project lifecycle
Establish and maintain professional and successful long-lasting relationships with Thales's customers, contract representatives and counterparts
Successfully lead, manager and develop a team of commercial and contract staff.
Desired qualifications and experience
A passion for the effective management of the end-to-end contract lifecycle
A talent for managing, leading and coaching high calibre teams
An expert eye for all things compliance related, from compliance with Thales policy and procedures, to commercial management of trade compliance
Proven experience gained within a relevant market or industry, i.e. Aerospace, aviation, defence, Telco, software, IT, engineering, technology etc.
A passion for the effective management of the contract lifecycle
Tenacity to draft and negotiate complex contracts and agreements through to a successful conclusion.
To apply to be our new Commercial Manager please apply below