Commercial Officer, Warwick

15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Every time you pick up the phone, surf the Internet, travel on a motorway, catch a train, bus or tube, or even dial 999; chances are telent have enabled the technology to make this happen.

We'd be delighted to hear from you if you have the following experience:

* Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills both verbal and written;
* Basic understanding of commercial risks and issues;
* Customer facing experience with good communication skills;
* Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications; essential are Word and Excel, Powerpoint is desirable.

Role Profile:

* Be responsible for delivering support to the central Legal and Commercial team and across all of telent's business units.
* Take ownership for the daily management of telent's order acceptance process;
* Have the opportunity to be involved with negotiation of bids, contracts and subcontracts;
* Have the desire to learn and develop your commercial skills in order to work with minimal supervision within the corporate governance structure.

Typical Deliverables:

* Co-ordination of the signature process with customers for Non-Disclosure Agreements and other contractual documents;
* Ownership and daily management of the purchase orders acceptance process into the business, including liaising with sales and delivery teams to solve problems and ensure correct commercial processes are followed;
* Working under the supervision of other members of the Legal and Commercial team to review bids and/or contracts, to discuss and advise on the appropriate commercial structure of the deal/issue and to negotiate and draft contracts and correspondence with customers;
* Working within the Legal and Commercial team and closely with the businesses to develop an understanding of the commercial approach of telent, its customers and suppliers;
* Working with the central commercial team to implement the strategies of telent's Transport and Network Services business units;
* Wherever possible, whilst protecting telent's interests, ensuring that customers and suppliers find telent "easy to do business with";
* Providing commercial support to all areas of telent's business.
* Understanding and identifying the different types of risk;
* Responsibility for managing telent's central contract database, the secure storage of all hard copy contracts and liasing with the Comapy Secretay Team to ensure they have all the neccessay information to keep the Deed Register up to date.

Business Operations Skills - Qualifications:

* Degree/HND/HNC in a legal or other appropriate discipline is desirable. Depth and breadth of experience will be taken into account where these qualifications have not been attained.

Behavioural Requirements:

* A "can-do / will-do" attitude: the commercial team go the extra mile to make deals happen and to meet our customers' needs. We respect other people's responsibilities and won't step on their toes but we are not constrained by a job description in order to get the right deal in the right time for telent;
* Involving staff in other verticals whenever possible;
* Being pro-active in supporting others across telent;
* Constantly searching for fresh approaches and improvements to the business;
* Understands the implications to the business if procedures/policies are not being followed;
* Looks beyond the immediate situation - has the foresight to identify the knock-on effects of a particular course of action;
* Effective time management and prioritisation of workload to ensure that deadlines are met.

Excellent employee benefits:

telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

* 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
* Company pension scheme
* A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
* An employee-funded car leasing scheme
* Occupational health support

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion