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Senior Commercial Officer – 12 Month FTC

Requisition ID: R10011668

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Lincoln - LIN, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Security Check (SC)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

To lead and plan the management of contracts and emerging tasking, including input to, and management of, others' approaches and resources, in order to ensure commercial and financial interests of the company are optimized and to ensure that all contractual obligations are fulfilled.

Key responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of assigned personnel 
  • Training, coaching and continuous development of assigned personnel
  • Manage administration, procurement and maintenance of allocated contracts         
  • Maintain a positive relationship with customer and sub-contractor commercial organisations
  • Developing new contract agreements ensuring that terms and conditions are consistent with those existing and
  • coordinated with relevant technical specifications and statements of work
  • Ensuring that contractual obligations are fulfilled 
  • Administering task authorisation as well as bid and proposal activities in support of new requirements
  • Verifying that customer requests reflect the company’s contractual obligations and flow those requests to responsible
  • areas for action
  • Submission of contractual deliverables to the customer  
  • Executing, reviewing, maintaining and contributing towards the improvement, as appropriate, of Corporate, Sector and local commercial processes
  • Providing commercial support to wider company team    
  • Support company cash management objectives and ensure the company’s commercial  exposure is minimized
  • Export control administration relating to contracts           
  • Leading commercial meetings or attending new business opportunities in support of modifications

Person Specification

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of Contract/Subcontract or Procurement administration
  • Experience within an aerospace/logistics environment or contracting with the UK Ministry of Defence would be advantageous,
  • Excellent and proven administrative skills,
  • Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally on all commercial matters
  • Numeracy skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexibility and demonstrated ability to achieve demanding deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of  all Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience of UK export Control and US International Trade in Arms legislation would also be an advantage.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Degree/CIPS/A Levels/ONC or similar qualifications and/or relevant experience preferably in business related subjects, Contracts Law or Law.
  • Formal Contracting and/or Procurement based qualifications would be advantageous

Additional information:

  • Applicants must be able to hold and maintain UK Government clearances
  • Looking for flexibility? Speak to us at application stage about what may be possible.


Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.